How much is 16 gigabytes?
It's about one-third as much as a Blu-ray Disc
The amount of a Blu-ray Disc is about 50 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. BD) (dual-layer; Blu-ray disc)
It's about three-tenths as much as Wikipedia
The amount of Wikipedia is about 53 gigabytes.
(2009 figures) (all languages)
It's about three-and-a-half times as much as a DVD
The amount of a DVD is about 4.70 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. digital video disc) (single-side, single-layer; DVD-5 specification)
It's about four times as much as an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes)
The amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes) is about 4.220 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. High Definition television, a.k.a. HD) (digital signal, QAM-256; 30 minutes)
It's about one-tenth as much as an iPod
The amount of an iPod is about 160 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. Apple iPod) (2010 figures; for iPod classic, sixth generation)
It's about twenty times as much as a Compact Disc
The amount of a Compact Disc is about 0.720 gigabytes.
(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as much as Watson
The amount of Watson is about 4,100 gigabytes.
(data store only)
It's about one-five-hundredth as much as a Gap, Inc. Customer Database
The amount of a Gap, Inc. Customer Database is about 7,000 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. The GAP Companies, a.k.a. Gap) (2012 figures)
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as much as The Amazon.com's databases
The amount of The Amazon.com's databases is about 43,331 gigabytes.
(largest databases only; 2005 figures)
It's about 3,000 times as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is about 0.0052 gigabytes.
(ASCII, plain text)
It's about one-four-thousand-five-hundredth as much as The Google Earth database
The amount of The Google Earth database is about 72,200 gigabytes.
(2006 figures) (raw imagery and indexes storage)
It's about 5,000 times as much as a MP3 Song
The amount of a MP3 Song is about 0.003 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
It's about one-five-thousandth as much as The LHC Data Generated per Second
The amount of The LHC Data Generated per Second is about 100,000 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. Large Hadron Collider) (2008 figures)
It's about one-seven-thousand-five-hundredth as much as The Hubble Telescope
The amount of The Hubble Telescope is about 130,000 gigabytes.
(a.k.a. Hubble Space Telescope, a.k.a. HST) (2008 figures)
It's about one-nine-thousandth as much as Despicable Me
The amount of Despicable Me is about 146,000 gigabytes.
(2010) (Production data)