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kilobyte (K, kb)

one thousand (or, more precisely, 1024) bytes.
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Users can buy 1 kilobyte on the site for $1 and use the space for any product that they like, be it software, music, etc.
The standard fBM PC that thousands of people and businesses bought in the early 1980s had 256 kilobytes of RAM.
Both are GSM standards that target data transmission at speeds greater than 115 kilobytes per second.
EXE followed by the number of kilobytes you want for the maximum cache size, followed by the number of kilobytes you want in the cache at a minimum.
A typical scanned page, at a resolution of 200 dots per inch, takes up about 20 kilobytes.
Even if your PC is equipped with 1 megabyte of memory, the amount between 640 kilobytes and 1 megabyte is not normally available for running programs, as this 384 kilobytes is reserved for peripherals.
The LaserCard optical memory card is capable of recording and storing up to 2,800 kilobytes (2.
Bottom line: Look for Cache memory of between 128 and 256 kilobytes.
That's because the original IBM personal computer was designed with the idea that 640 kilobytes of random-access memory was all anyone would and should ever need.