s, or 1,048,576 kilobyte
s, or 1.073741e+09 bytes
. A measurement of computer storage
. Hard drive manufacturer
s have defined a gigabyte as exactly 1,000,000,000 byte
s in order to make their drive
s seem larger. This is called marketing
Editorial note. No longer correct: a gigabyte (1 GB) is 10^9 bytes, a gibibyte (1 GiB) is 2^30 bytes. See prefixes for binary multiples.