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Which is bigger: MB or GB?

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In terms of computer storage, gigabytes (GB) are bigger than megabytes (MB). Kilobytes (KB) are smaller than megabytes, and terabytes (TB) are larger than gigabytes.

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One byte of memory contains enough information for one character, which could be a letter, number or symbol. A single byte consists of 8 bits, which are essentially binary placeholders in a string, that can either be one or zero. These bits together communicate the information needed for a specific character.

There are 1024 bytes in a single kilobyte, and 1024 kilobytes in a single megabyte. The pattern continues, as there are 1024 megabytes in a gigabyte, and 1024 gigabytes in a terabyte.

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