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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 kilobyte (KB) is a unit of digital information that consists of 1,024 bytes. It is commonly used to measure the size of files, storage capacities, and data transfer rates. Kilobytes are integral in computing for representing the amount of digital information contained in documents, images, or other files. This unit is part of the binary-based system, acknowledging the power-of-two nature of data storage and processing in computers. The kilobyte is often used in everyday contexts to describe relatively small amounts of digital data.