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kibi (Ki)

The prefix kibi (Ki) is a prefix standardized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC 60027-2), based on the exponentiation of the dual system. The kilobinary, kibi, corresponds to a value of 2exp10, or 1,024.

Prefixes for the dual system according to the 'International System of Units (SI)'.

Prefixes for the dual system according to the 'International System of Units (SI)'.

Data rates based on the dual system should be expressed in kibibits (kib) per second when using the standard. There is a difference of 2.4% between a kibibyte based on the dual system, which corresponds to 1.024 kilobytes, and a kilobyte based on the decimal system.

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Englisch: kibi - Ki
Updated at: 08.08.2018
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