Byte vs Qubyte - What's the difference?

byte | qubyte |


As nouns the difference between byte and qubyte

is that byte is a byte, small binary data unit while qubyte is (computing) a quantum byte, one composed of eight qubits.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

byte

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia byte)
  • (computing) A sequence of adjacent bits (binary digits) that can be operated on as a unit by a computer; the smallest usable machine word; nearly always eight bits, which can represent an integer from 0 to 255 or a single character of text.
  • (computing) A unit of computing storage equal to eight bits
  • The word “hello” fits into five bytes of ASCII code.

    Synonyms

    * (unit of storage) B * (eight bits) (l)

    Derived terms

    (unit of storage) * kilobyte * megabyte * gigabyte * terabyte * petabyte * exabyte * yottabyte

    See also

    * word , doubleword , longword ,

    Anagrams

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    qubyte

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) A quantum byte, one composed of eight qubits.