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(abbreviation GHz or gHz)
A measure of frequency equivalent to one thousand million (109) cycles per second.
- The speed of processors, usually known as clock speed, is measured in megahertz or these days in gigahertz (GHz).
- After all, clock speed - as measured in megahertz and gigahertz - is too simplistic a metric for rating chips.
- All the wireless usage was taking place in the frequency known as 2.4 gigahertz, where signals cycle 2.4 billion times a second.
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