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# Does a terabyte represent a trillion characters?

Updated: 9/24/2023

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Slightly more - about 10% more. The prefix "Tera", when used for data storage, is often not defined as exactly 10004, but rather it is rounded to 10244. ("Rounded", because 1024 is a power of 2.)

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