GB

Definition(s)

Gigabyte

  • Approximately one billion bytes. Often shortened to “gigs” or GB.  1
  • One billion bytes. Also expressed as one thousand megabytes. In terms of image storage capacity, one gigabyte equals approximately 17,000 81/2″ x 11″ pages scanned at 300 dpi, stored as TIFF Group IV images.  2
  • The equivalent of one billion (actually 1,073,741,824) bytes; or one million kilobytes, or one thousand megabytes.
  • Equal to 1,000 megabytes (MB) or 1,073,741,824 bytes.

Notes

  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.