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Re: RAID Sizes (was Re: Why do people in the UK put a u in the word color?)



On Tuesday 18 April 2006 05:31, Willie Wonka wrote:

> Maybe I'm dense, but;
> kb = kilobit
> KB = KiloByte
> mb = megabit
> MB = MegaByte
>
> 1 bit * 8 = 1 byte
> 1 Byte / 8 = 1 bit

That's right, except it's kb or kB (for kilobits and kilobytes respectively), 
never KB or Kb.  k is "kilo," K is "Karat."

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Paul Johnson
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