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A gibibyte (GiB) is a unit of digital information that represents 1,073,741,824 bytes. The gibibyte is part of the binary-based system of data measurement and is used in computing to express storage capacities and file sizes. This unit provides a more precise binary measure compared to the metric-based gigabyte, which strictly represents 1 billion bytes. Gibibytes are commonly used in contexts where accurate binary calculations are essential, ensuring standardized representation in fields such as computer science and information technology.
A gigabit (Gb) is a unit of digital information equal to 1 billion bits. It is commonly used to express data transfer rates, network speeds, or storage capacities, where higher gigabit values indicate increased transmission or storage capabilities. Gigabits are widely utilized in the field of telecommunications, networking, and digital media to measure the volume of data that can be transmitted or stored over a given period, often associated with high-speed internet connections and advanced data transfer technologies.