Computer Specs, Explained (1/6)

In today's technocentric day and age, even the computer-savvy who surf the web for hours a day need to know about basic computer specifications; especially if they're buing a new computer. Here are the top computer specs you need to be aware of before your next purchase.

A Match Reminder

A Match Reminder

  • The letter “G” (for “giga”) before a unit of measure means the value is multiplied by 109 (one billion).
  • The letter “T” (for “tera”) before a unit of measure means the value is multiplied by 1012 (one million million).
  • Therefore, 1 Tera = 1,000 Giga and 1 Giga = 1,000 Mega.

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