- a measure of storage capacity equal to 230 (1024) bytes.
Origin of gigabyte
Examples from the Web for gigabyte
Contemporary Examples of gigabyte
Users also require the bandwidth and patience to download large files (Flames of War is nearly a gigabyte).ISIS Is Winning the Online Jihad Against the West
Ali Fisher, Nico Prucha
October 1, 2014
Behold, the Gigabyte Age: A gigabyte is the speed at which the human eye processes data to the brain, making life look seamless.Safe Nukes, Aussie Broadband, and Other Visions From the Future
May 29, 2009
- computing one thousand and twenty-four megabytesSee also giga- (def. 2)
Word Origin and History for gigabyte
- A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 megabytes (230 bytes).
- One billion bytes. See Note at megabyte.