PB to KiB → CONVERT Petabytes to Kibibytes

info 1 PB is equal to 976,562,500,000 KiB
Input Petabyte (PB) - and press Enter.
Petabyte (decimal) --> Kibibyte (binary)

Petabyte (PB) Versus Kibibyte (KiB) - Comparison

Petabytes and Kibibytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Petabytes is a "decimal" unit where as Kibibytes is a "binary" unit. One Petabyte is equal to 1000^5 bytes. One Kibibyte is equal to 1024 bytes. There are 0.000000000001024 Petabyte in one Kibibyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Petabyte Kibibyte
Unit Symbol PB KiB
Standard decimal binary
Defined Value 10^15 or 1000^5 Bytes 2^10 or 1024^1 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000,000,000 8,192
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000,000,000 1,024

Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion Image

The PB to KiB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Petabyte) and target (Kibibyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000^5 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 1024 bytes
(Binary Unit)

The formula for converting the Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA KiB = PB x 10005 ÷ 1024

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Kibibytes = Petabytes x 10005 ÷ 1024


Kibibytes = Petabytes x (1000x1000x1000x1000x1000) ÷ 1024


Kibibytes = Petabytes x 1000000000000000 ÷ 1024


Kibibytes = Petabytes x 976562500000


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 10005 ÷ 1024
  2. = 1 x (1000x1000x1000x1000x1000) ÷ 1024
  3. = 1 x 1000000000000000 ÷ 1024
  4. = 1 x 976562500000
  5. = 976,562,500,000
  6. i.e. 1 PB is equal to 976,562,500,000 KiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Petabytes to Kibibytes using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Petabyte ?

A Petabyte (PB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000,000,000,000 bits) and commonly used to measure the storage capacity of enterprise storage arrays and data centers. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Pebibyte (PiB) is used instead.
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What is Kibibyte ?

A Kibibyte (KiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1024 bytes (or 8,192 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'kibi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'kilobyte' (KB). It is widely used in the field of computing as it more accurately represents the amount of data storage and data transfer in computer systems.
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Popular PB Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB).

  A B C
1 Petabyte (PB) Kibibyte (KiB)  
2 1 =A2 * 976562500000  

download Download - Excel Template for Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Petabyte (PB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Petabyte (PB) to Petabyte (PB) in Python.

petabytes = int(input("Enter Petabytes: "))
kibibytes = petabytes * (1000*1000*1000*1000*1000) / 1024
print("{} Petabytes = {} Kibibytes".format(petabytes,kibibytes))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Petabyte (PB) as an input. The value of Kibibyte (KiB) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Petabytes(PB) are there in a Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

There are 0.000000000001024 Petabytes in a Kibibyte.

What is the formula to convert Kibibyte(KiB) to Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

Use the formula PB = KiB x 1024 / 10005 to convert Kibibyte to Petabyte.

How many Kibibytes(KiB) are there in a Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

There are 976562500000 Kibibytes in a Petabyte.

What is the formula to convert Petabyte(PB) to Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

Use the formula KiB = PB x 10005 / 1024 to convert Petabyte to Kibibyte.

Which is bigger, Petabyte(PB) or Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

Petabyte is bigger than Kibibyte. One Petabyte contains 976562500000 Kibibytes.

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