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Giga (symbol: G) is a prefix in the SI system of units denoting 109, or 1,000,000,000.

In computer science a giga can sometimes mean 1,073,741,824 (230), instead of 1,000,000,000, especially when used to prefix the byte, giving a gigabyte.

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