Hi @Bert22306, thanks, but no, it's bits. Micron confirmed that once it went live as Bytes. It's a common error that people make with memory I've found (I use to freelance for a memory company). We live in a Byte world!
I don't think so, Janine. The small "b" means "bit," while capital B means "byte" (8 bits). Total capacity of RAM is usually measured as the quantity of bytes it can hold, e.g. ASCII characters would be bytes, so it should be labeled as 8 GB, as you had it originally.
You can verify this in any number of places. Here are two examples.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.