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Number of Megabytes In a Gigabyte

How many megabytes are there in a gigabyte?

1,024.

According to the American Heritage Science Dictionary, one gigabyte is a unit of computer data storage or memory capacity equal to 1,024 megabytes. The prefix giga means one billion or 109,  therefore a gigabyte means roughly one billion bytes, or to be accurate 1,073,741,824 or 230 bytes.

This fact is verified on : February 12, 2010.





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