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A gigabyte is 109 or 1,000,000,000 bytes.
One gigabyte (abbreviated GB) is equal to 1,000 megabytes and precedes the terabyte unit of measurement. While a gigabyte is technically 1,000,000,000 bytes, in some cases, gigabytes are used synonymously with gibibytes, which contain 1,073,741,824 bytes (1024 x 1,024 x 1,024 bytes).
Gigabytes, sometimes abbreviated gigs, are often used to measure storage capacity. For example, a standard DVD can hold 4.7 gigabytes of data. An SSD might hold 256 GB, and a hard drive may have a storage capacity of 750 GB. Storage devices that hold 1,000 GB of data or more are typically measured in terabytes.
RAM is also usually measured in gigabytes. For example, a desktop computer may come with 16 GB of system RAM and 2 GB of video RAM. A tablet may only require 1 GB of system RAM since portable apps typically do not require as much memory as desktop applications.
NOTE: You can view a list of all the units of measurement used for measuring data storage.
Little_Girl last edited by
A measure of computer memory or disk space consisting of about one thousand million bytes (a thousand megabytes). The actual value is 1,073,741,824 bytes (1,024 megabytes).
Sonia last edited by
A unit of measuring data size. It is either 1,000,000,000 or 1024 megabytes, depending on how your computer reads it. A DVD can handle 4.7 gigabytes. A blu-ray disc can handle 25.
Tina last edited by
A computer storage name. It is 1024 MB or [Megabytes] its short name is Gigs or Gig. Not to be confused with [Gigabite]
Rihanna last edited by
Giving Somebody or someone a love bite anywhere on there body bar there neck
Ernesto last edited by
A loser who sits infront of the computer all day!