Definition of gigabyte
: 1024 megabytes or 1,073,741,824 bytes; also : one billion bytes
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Will the new processor and 32 gigabytes of memory speed up rendering?
Among the more interesting gizmos on display at the show, which ends Sunday: The Inno, a portable combination XM Satellite Radio Holdings receiver/MP3 player with 1 gigabyte of internal memory.
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GIGABYTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gigabyte for English Language Learners
: a unit of computer information equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes
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Definition of gigabyte for Students
: a unit of computer information storage capacity equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes
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