Web hosting space and disk storage terminology are always confusing, particularly with megabytes, gigabytes, and terabytes. Many people ask us how many GB are in a TB or How many megabytes to gigabytes? Or Is 1 GB equal to 1000 or 1024 MB? 1 GB is equal to how many MB?
Today I will try to explain it in an easy way.
Now a day’s storage space is measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB). Almost all kinds of devices like PCs, laptops, Mobile phones coming up with a few GB’s of RAM, and a few TB’s of disk storage for apps, images, music, etc.
Let me explain it from its basics. Computers use binary systems to store data on Drives.
Bit: Bit is the smallest unit of the Binary system. A Bit has a single binary value, either 1 or 0.
Byte: One Byte consists of a group of 8 binary digits.
Kilobyte: A kilobyte is 1024 bytes, so 1KB equal to 1024 x 8 = 8192 binary digits. KB stands for Kilobyte.
Megabyte (MB) – MB stands for Megabyte. It is a unit of computer storage. 1 MB is equal to 1024 kilobyte (KB)
Gigabyte (GB): 1 GB is equal to 1024 MB
Now Question is
How Many GB in TB…?
There are 1,024 GB in one terabyte (TB). Nowadays, TB is the most common unit of measurement when talking about regular hard drive sizes.
Terabyte (abbreviated “TB”) is that the unit of digital information adequate to 1,000,000,000,000 bytes in decimal and 1,099,511,627,776 bytes in binary numeration system . It also means one terabyte is one trillion bytes. A terabyte is usually used for measuring the quantity of digital information in digital archives, online libraries, etc. Hitachi, a Japanese multinational technology company, announced the world’s first one-terabyte hard disc drive in 2007. This unit of measurement goes to be more widely utilized soon.
How Much Data can be stored on 1 TB ….?
It’s hard to say how much your data you can save in 1 TB as it varies the different size of multiple files, videos, and Pictures. You will be shocked to know how much data you can store in 1 TB. I am going to explain approximately the average of data can be stored in 1 TB.
You can save 250,000 photos taken with a 12MP camera,
250 movies or 500 hours of HD video Or, 6.5 million document pages, commonly stored as Office files, PDFs, and presentations. It is also equal to 1,300 physical filing cabinets of paper!