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Gibit to GB - Conversion Formula and Steps

Gibibit and Gigabyte are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Gibibit is a binary standard unit where as Gigabyte is decimal. One Gibibit is equal to 1024^3 bits. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. There are 7.450580596923828125 Gibibits in one Gigabyte. - view the difference between both units

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Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Gibibit (Gibit)
Equal to 1024^3 bits
(Binary Unit)
Gigabyte (GB)
Equal to 1000^3 bytes
(Decimal Unit)

The formula of converting the Gibibit to Gigabyte is represented as follows :

GB = Gibit x 10243 / (8x10003)

Note : Here we are converting the units between different standards. The source unit Gibibit is Binary where as the target unit Gigabyte is Decimal. In such scenario, first we need to convert the source unit to the basic unit - Bit - multiply with 1024^3, and then convert to target unit by dividing with 8x1000^3 .

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB).

  1. STEP 1 → Gigabyte = Gibibit x 10243 / (8x10003)
  2. STEP 2 → Gigabyte = Gibibit x (1024x1024x1024) / (8x1000x1000x1000)
  3. STEP 3 → Gigabyte = Gibibit x 1073741824 / 8000000000
  4. STEP 4 → Gigabyte = Gibibit x 0.134217728

Example : If we apply the above steps, conversion from 10 Gibit to GB, will be processed as below.

  1. = 10 x 10243 / (8x10003)
  2. = 10 x (1024x1024x1024) / (8x1000x1000x1000)
  3. = 10 x 1073741824 / 8000000000
  4. = 10 x 0.134217728
  5. = 1.34217728
  6. i.e. 10 Gibit is equal to 1.34217728 GB.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

You can use above formula and steps to convert Gibibit to Gigabyte using any of the programming language such as Java, Python or Powershell.

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Definition : Gibibit

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.
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Definition : Gigabyte

A Gigabyte (GB) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000,000 bits) and commonly used to measure the storage capacity of computer hard drives, flash drives, and other digital storage devices. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Gibibyte (GiB) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Gibit to GB

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from Gibibit to Gigabyte.

1Gibibit (Gibit)Gigabyte (GB) 
21=A2 * 0.134217728 

Download - Excel Template for Gibibit to Gigabyte Conversion

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Python Code for Gibit to GB Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gibibit to Gigabyte in Python.

gibibit = int(input("Enter Gibibit: "))
gigabyte = gibibit * (1024*1024*1024) / (8*1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Gibibit = {} Gigabyte".format(gibibit,gigabyte))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gibibit as an input. The value of Gigabyte is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.