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Old May 15th, 2008, 02:45 AM
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Well, I was talking about the actual organization of all those transistors.

Although I was shown the circuitry for a memory bit once. Don't remember it, though.
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Things just got more complex from there. Because bits have 2 possible values, things just double in size as they progress. This is why if you look at the amount of actual bytes in a memory stick is never exactly what they advertise. If you measure things in binary terms, a kilobit is actually 1024 bits (2^10).
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Good 'ole xkcd.
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That's beautiful.
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...It doesn't explain Kilobits.
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Why would it need to? A kilobit is just 1/(byte size)th of a kilobyte. The same nomenclature and arithmetic apply to bits and bytes.
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...Because it said it would? 'Kbyte vs. kbit'?
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