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byte

(bīt),
A group of adjacent bits, commonly 4, 6, or 8, operating as a unit for the storage and manipulation of data in a computer.

byte

A set of 8 binary bits, a unit for measuring computer memory and storage capacity.

byte

Computers A set of 8 binary bits, a unit for measuring computer memory and storage capacity. See Bit, Computers, RAM.
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The system has sufficient hard drive capacity to record an average of up to 30 days of 16 video channels with cameras recording in a combination of full-time and motion-only settings, and it offers options for increased drive capacity.
With a minimum hard drive capacity of 4.8 gigabytes, the Series 200 comes loaded with Windows 98 or 2000.
You'll need power - today's portables have the same processors, RAM and hard drive capacity as their desktop cousins (500MHz processors, 64Mb of RAM and 12Gb hard drives are now common) but come in sleek, lightweight cases that are easy to carry around.
At 7.7 pounds it has a 20-Mhz 386SX processor, a 7.3 x 5.5-inch supertwist LCD screen, 1.44MB floppy drive, 2MB RAM, and 30MB hard drive capacity. Still, at $6,650, the price is quite high.
Yes, the likes of Seagate and its competitors are looking at ways to increase hard drive capacity, but unfortunately, this still won't keep pace with the ever-increasing demand.
It includes Intel's Core 2 Duo processors, supports wireless 802.11agn, and comes with up to 160613 hard drive capacity. Furthermore, three USB 2.0 ports, as well as ports for an external display, a microphone anda headphone are also provided.
Use of storage-hungry and multimedia applications, including Microsoft Office(R) 2007 software, Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Movie Maker, Windows Media Center and Windows Backup, will require large amounts of hard drive capacity. Uncompressed digital video, for example, can require up to 13 GB per hour, and compressed high-definition video for TV playback can absorb as many as 8 GB per hour, depending on file size, format and other factors.
This additional hard drive capacity, which is claimed to be the world's first consumer 1TB hard drive, gives enough space to store up to one million photos, 16 days of DVD quality video or one million minutes of music.