Full name: gibibyte
Plural form: gibibytes
Category type: computer data storage
Scale factor: 1073741824
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The gibibyte (a contraction of giga binary byte) is a unit of digital information storage. It is equal to 1,024 mebibytes.
Note that this site defines the gigabyte as 230 bytes, equivalent to the gibibyte. Some sites define the gigabyte as 109 bytes to distinguish it from the gibibyte, but most users prefer the non-SI form.