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Byte

A unit of digitally stored information. A byte is the number of bits (or the 0 or 1 characters in binary code) needed to print a single letter or other character of text.

byte

a group of eight bits (zeros/ones) used to represent a single number or letter in a COMPUTER. The capacity of a computer is often measured in terms of thousands of bytes (K), for example 640K; or millions of bytes, for example 20 megabytes.
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The Intel InBusiness Storage Station is available with either 30Gb or 60Gb hard drive capacity, priced at USD999 and USD1399 respectively.
One GB is equal to one billion bytes and one TB is equal to 1,000 GB when referring to hard drive capacity.
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One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.
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