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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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Middle East and Africa market is an important market to Gigabyte, which is ranked second worldwide in the motherboards market, said Lee.
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGAtechnology features high quality components to provide low GPU and memory temperature, high overclocking capability, and low power switching loss.
Once again, GIGABYTE is honored to win the prestigious Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009 Award," commented Henry Kao, GIGABYTE Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
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