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gigabyte

1,024 megabytes. Those in the know usually abbreviate this as GB when writing, and as gig when speaking.

See also [byte]
See also [kilobyte]
See also [megabyte]


hard disk

A storage medium that consists of several metallic disks stacked on top of each other, usually protected by a metal outer case. Hard disks are available in a variety of sizes and capacities and are usually the main storage area inside your computer.




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