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how much is 512k in bytes?


Question Posted Friday June 18 2004, 6:33 am

What does 512k amount to in bytes? I need to know for a website design.

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bAhAmAmA0250 answered Saturday December 25 2004, 2:43 am:
that would be 512,000 bytes

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sp4rklingr4in answered Sunday June 20 2004, 8:06 am:
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Try this site. All you do is type in the number of bytes and it does all the math for you. Really handy

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MFS answered Friday June 18 2004, 12:11 pm:
typically, 1k is 1000...


but because computers are based on binary, the conversion is actually 1024 bytes per 1 kbyte.

Thus, 512k is 524288 bytes.

Same deal with hard drives: 1G is 1024M, which is 1024K, which is 1024 bytes.

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Sporkster answered Friday June 18 2004, 7:47 am:
I dunno, but a Javascript I've heard of can help you. Look on javascripts.com and other Java websites. I used it one time but can remember exactly where I got it. Help this helps.

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DruidX answered Friday June 18 2004, 6:50 am:
well, K means kilo bytes, and if I remember correctly kilo is 1000 so I would guess 5120.

Sorry if I got that wrong

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