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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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Both Gigabyte and Cavium are participating in SuperComputing 2015, in booth 2725 (Gigabyte) and booth 481 (Cavium).
GIGABYTE M1405 combines great looks and design with powerful computing experience, a complete and powerful desktop replacement solution with great innovation.
With intention to present quick and hassle-free products forusers, GIGABYTE has announced All-In-One PC, AIO-1192, "combining desktop chassis with wide 19" LCD screen" that brings a best solution for both cumbersome tangle of wires and the concessive small screen of laptop.
In the 2004 time frame, costs must be relative to anticipated dynamic random access memory (DRAM) at $500 per gigabyte and hard disks at $2 per gigabyte, and no greater than $50 per gigabyte to be competitive.
About GIGABYTE GIGABYTE, a global leading brand in the IT industry, offers a broad product portfolio including Motherboards, Graphics Cards, PC Components, PC Peripherals, Laptops, Desktop PCs, Network Communications, Servers and Mobile Phones.
The motherboard offers maximum CPU delivery and is packed with features such as Gigabyte unlocked power, dual power switching design, 4-way graphics support and unique Gigabyte technologies such as Ultra Durable 3 design, which offer monster performance.
Architectural enhancements including embedded disk arrays for eaching, tape SANs, WORM and virtualization provide large-capacity, automated libraries with the capability to meet new data retention requirements with end-user pricing ranging from one-fourth to less than one-twentieth the price per gigabyte of magnetic disk storage.
We are very proud to set the new overclocking world record with GIGABYTE as it establishes Kingston as the latest leader with its HyperX high-performance memory at the forefront of ground-breaking technologies that push the limits," says Annie Leung, global strategic marketing manager, HyperX.
GIGABYTE is excited to be able to introduce our latest 333 onboard acceleration technologies on our market leading P55 platform," commented Tony Liao, Associate Vice President of Marketing at GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.
recently announced the availability of a 1 Gigabyte (GB) DDR (Double Data Rate) memory upgrade module for the newly released Apple ibook G4 800 Mhz, 933 Mhz, 1 Ghz Model.
ATA drives offer the lowest cost per gigabyte and highest capacities per drive, while SCSI drives provide better availability and performance.
In 2010, GIGABYTE, introduced their first gaming motherboards, helping to define what it means to be a PC gamer, and since then, GIGABYTE has been hard at work creating a new line of motherboards that focus solely on the features that matter to most gamers.