Multiples of bytes
|Orders of magnitude of data|
The gibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. It is a member of the set of units with binary prefixes defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Its unit symbol is GiB.
The prefix gibi (symbol Gi) represents multiplication by 10243, therefore:
The gibibyte is closely related to the gigabyte (GB). The GB is defined as 109 bytes = Script error: No such module "Gaps"., but has been used as a synonym for gibibyte in some contexts. Script error: No such module "Gaps". ≈ Script error: No such module "Gaps".. 1024 gibibytes are equal to one tebibyte.