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Gigabit

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The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage. [1]

16 relations: Binary prefix, Bit, Byte, Computer data storage, Data-rate units, Gibibit, Giga-, Gigabit Ethernet, Gigabyte, Information, International System of Units, Long and short scales, Mebibyte, Megabyte, Metric prefix, 10 Gigabit Ethernet.

Binary prefix

A binary prefix is a unit prefix for multiples of units in data processing, data transmission, and digital information, notably the bit and the byte, to indicate multiplication by a power of 2.

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Bit

The bit (a portmanteau of binary digit) is a basic unit of information used in computing and digital communications.

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Byte

The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits, representing a binary number.

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Computer data storage

Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.

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Data-rate units

In telecommunications, data-transfer rate is the average number of bits (bitrate), characters or symbols (baudrate), or data blocks per unit time passing through a communication link in a data-transmission system.

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Gibibit

The gibibit is a multiple of the bit, a unit of information, prefixed by the standards-based multiplier gibi (symbol Gi), a binary prefix meaning 230.

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Giga-

Giga is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of a (short-form) billion (109 or 000).

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Gigabit Ethernet

In computer networking, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE or 1 GigE) is a term describing various technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of a gigabit per second (1,000,000,000 bits per second), as defined by the IEEE 802.3-2008 standard.

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Gigabyte

The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Information

Information is any entity or form that provides the answer to a question of some kind or resolves uncertainty.

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International System of Units

The International System of Units (SI, abbreviated from the French Système international (d'unités)) is the modern form of the metric system, and is the most widely used system of measurement.

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Long and short scales

The long and short scales are two of several large-number naming systems for integer powers of ten that use the same words with different meanings.

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Mebibyte

The mebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Megabyte

The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Metric prefix

A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit.

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10 Gigabit Ethernet

10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE, 10GbE, or 10 GigE) is a group of computer networking technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of 10 gigabits per second.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabit

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