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A gigabyte (GB) is a unit of digital information equal to 1 billion bytes. It is commonly used to measure the size of files, storage capacities, and data transfer rates. Gigabytes are frequently employed in computing contexts, such as describing the capacity of computer memory, hard drives, or the size of digital files, including documents, images, and videos. The gigabyte is part of the metric system, where each gigabyte consists of 1,000 megabytes or 1,000,000,000 bytes.
A gibibit (Gibit or Gib) is a unit of digital information equivalent to 1,073,741,824 bits. This unit is part of the binary-based system of data measurement and is commonly used in computing contexts to express data storage capacities and transfer rates. Gibibits provide a more precise binary measure compared to the metric-based gigabit, acknowledging the power-of-two nature of digital systems. They are particularly relevant in applications where accurate binary calculations are essential, ensuring a clear and standardized representation of data quantities.