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Gibibyte

Definition - What does Gibibyte mean?

A gibibyte (GiB) is a unit of digital information storage used to denote the size of data. It is equivalent to 230 or 1,073,741,824 bytes and equal to 1,024 mebibytes.

Techopedia explains Gibibyte

Gibibyte is related to gigabyte, which is equal to 109, or 1,000,000,000, bytes. Gibibyte comes before tebibyte and after mebibyte. It was created by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) but was deprecated in use in favor of the SI unit gigabyte. The IEC and ISO recommend the use of gigabyte since it uses real byte counting.

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