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- n. Strictly, 230 (1,073,741,824) bytes, as opposed to a gigabyte.
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- n. a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
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The gibibyte (a contraction of gigabinary byte, pronounced GIH-bee-byte) is a standards-based binary multiple (prefix gibi -, symbol Gi -) of the byte, a unit of digital information storage.
The gibibyte is closely related to the gigabyte, which is defined as 109 bytes =