PB to Pbit → CONVERT Petabytes to Petabits

info 1 PB is equal to 8 Pbit
Petabyte --to--> Petabit

Petabyte (PB) Versus Petabit (Pbit) - Comparison

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

Both Petabytes and Petabits are the "decimal" units. One Petabyte is equal to 1000^5 bytes. One Petabit is equal to 1000^5 bits. There are 0.125 Petabyte in one Petabit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Petabyte Petabit
Unit Symbol PB Pb or Pbit
Standard decimal decimal
Defined Value 10^15 or 1000^5 Bytes 10^15 or 1000^5 Bits
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000,000,000 1,000,000,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000,000,000 125,000,000,000,000

Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit) Conversion Image

The PB to Pbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit). 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 (Petabit) data units.

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

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Petabyte to Petabit in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
  x 8  

Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Pbit = PB x 8

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


Petabits = Petabytes x 8


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

  1. = 1 x 8
  2. = 8
  3. i.e. 1 PB is equal to 8 Pbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Petabytes to Petabits 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 Petabit ?

A Petabit (Pb or Pbit) is a decimal unit of measurement for digital information transfer rate. It is equal to 1,000,000,000,000,000 (one quadrillion) bits. It is commonly used to measure the speed of data transfer over computer networks, such as internet connection speeds.
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Popular PB Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Petabyte (PB) to Petabit (Pbit).

  A B C
1 Petabyte (PB) Petabit (Pbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 8  

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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 Petabit (Pbit) Conversion

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

petabytes = int(input("Enter Petabytes: "))
petabits = petabytes * 8
print("{} Petabytes = {} Petabits".format(petabytes,petabits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Petabyte (PB) as an input. The value of Petabit (Pbit) 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 Petabit(Pbit)?expand_more

There are 0.125 Petabytes in a Petabit.

What is the formula to convert Petabit(Pbit) to Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

Use the formula PB = Pbit / 8 to convert Petabit to Petabyte.

How many Petabits(Pbit) are there in a Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

There are 8 Petabits in a Petabyte.

What is the formula to convert Petabyte(PB) to Petabit(Pbit)?expand_more

Use the formula Pbit = PB x 8 to convert Petabyte to Petabit.

Which is bigger, Petabyte(PB) or Petabit(Pbit)?expand_more

Petabyte is bigger than Petabit. One Petabyte contains 8 Petabits.

What is 8 Petabit(Pbit)?expand_more

8 Petabit is equal to one Petabyte(PB).

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