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gigabyte

(unit)
2^30 = 1,073,741,824 bytes = 1024 megabytes.

Roughly the amount of data required to encode a human gene sequence (including all the redundant codons).

See prefix.

gigabyte

(1) One billion bytes. Also GB, Gbyte and G-byte. See giga, space/time and never say.

(2) (Gigabyte Technology Company Ltd., New Taipei City, Taiwan, www.gigabyte.com) A manufacturer of x86 motherboards, graphics cards, PCs and peripherals. Gigabyte was founded by Pei-Cheng Yeh in 1986.
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Mobily provides 5 gigabytes for three months charging SR90, 10 gigabytes for three months with WiFi device for SR545, 300 gigabytes for 3 months for SR450, 600 gigabytes for six months with WiFi device for SR775, and 20 gigabytes monthly for six months for SR530.
Elpida's 4 Gigabyte DDR2 Registered DIMMs (Part numbers: EBE41RE4AAHA-5CE; EBE41RE4AAHA-4A-E) are organized and 512M words x 72-bits x 2 Ranks.
Though the price is initially appealing, other side affects are lurking underneath this appetizer of lower prices per gigabyte as a result of ever-increasing device capacities.
The technology will probably not be cost competitive in modularities under several gigabytes and, although potentially useful, the technology is several years from any practical application.
At a joint event in Shanghai, GIGABYTE and Cavium officially announced the release of a range of 14 server SKUs the results of co-operation based on the Cavium ThunderX platform, utilizing GIGABYTE's almost 20 years of experience in the server industry.
For typical working automated tape configurations, the price per gigabyte of automated tape ranges from one-fourth to less than one-twentieth the price of an equivalent amount of disk storage.
To further spark the interest as well as stimulate the case modding community GIGABYTE has made a tutorial video as well as a behind the scenes look at how this case mod was made, this video is available on GIGABYTEs Motherboards and BRIX.
The first hard disk drives with 80 gigabytes on each side of a 3.
Data transfer rates range from 100 to more than 920 gigabytes per hour over SCSI or single- and dual-channel Fibre Channel interfaces.
With live demos of Distributed storage powered by the D120-S3G, Video Transcoding with the G190-H44 and a Virtual Machine cloud platform with the H270-T70, there are plenty of real-world examples that visualize GIGABYTEs vision and get feedback on.
Divide the total price of the library, drives and media by the capacity (in gigabytes) of the tape library to determine the price per gigabyte for the working tape subsystem.