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What Is The Difference Between TB And GB?


What does TB and GB mean when comparing computer hard drives?
- Asked by George O. March 2nd, 2012 (Updated: November 5th, 2014)


GB (gigabyte) and TB (terabyte) are units of measurement for storage size. Another common measure is MB (megabyte). 1024MB = 1GB and 1024GB = 1TB. So for instance, a 500GB hard drive has approximately 1/2 the capacity of a 1TB hard drive.

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