Gibibit (Gibit)

A Gibibit (Gib or Gibit) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1,073,741,824 bits and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix "gibi" is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based "gigabit" (Gb). It is widely used in the field of computing as it more accurately represents the amount of data storage and data transfer in computer systems.

Summary :

  • One Gibibit is defined as 230 or 10243 Bits
  • Gibibit is a binary unit defined as per IEC standard
  • The word Gibibit formed by joining first two letters from Gigabit and binary
  • 1 Gibibit = 1024 Mebibits
  • The unit symbol for Gibibit is Gibit
  • Gigabit (Gb), the decimal equivant of Gibibit, is made up of 10003 bits
  • 1024 Gibibits = 1 Tebibit (Tibit)