STORAGE OPTIONS

Bits, Bytes, and Storage

1 byte = 1 character of text or 8 bits

1 kilobyte = 1,000 bytes (about ½ page of text)

1 Megabyte (MB) = 1,000,000 bytes (1 million bytes)

1 Gigabyte (GB) = 1,000,000,000 bytes (1 billion bytes)

Storage Media

Floppy disk-HD

SmartMedia-

Flashcards

Zip Disk

Imation Disk

  CD-R/RW

Bits and Bytes

1.4 MB
(Megabytes)

8,  16,  32,  64 MB

100 MB

120 MB

650 MB

Physical Characteristics

[Product]


LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

Holds about

800-1,000 pages of text

Many pictures

Short movies

 

 

Encyclopedias-

Music Albums

 


Storage Media

DVD-R

Hard-Drive
(inside the computer)

External Firewire HD

Bits and Bytes

4.7 GB

10 GB to  80 GB

20GB-100GB

Physical Characteristics

[Product]

[Product]

Holds about

A full feature movie

Programs on the computer

Editing a movie