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Just need it clarified with some references if possible, when I buy 2GB DDR2 RAM. Is the GB measured as gigabyte or gigabit?

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They use 1024 mebibyte Gibibytes (what we classically consider proper megabytes and gigabytes) (unlike the metric gigabytes hard drive manufacturers use)

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amm.. do you have any technical references? I would like to understand this better.. thanks for you inputs –  rzlines Apr 7 '11 at 9:34
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabyte wikipedia would be a start - there's further references there. I refuse to call the 1024 gigabytes gibibytes, personally. –  Journeyman Geek Apr 7 '11 at 9:46

Gigabyte. Gigabit is generally used as a unit in video game ROM size, and in network speed, and should generally be Gb, not GB.

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