Gibit to GB → CONVERT Gibibits to Gigabytes

info 1 Gibit is equal to 0.134217728 GB
Gibibit (binary) --to--> Gigabyte (decimal)

Gibibit (Gibit) Versus Gigabyte (GB) - Comparison

Gibibits and Gigabytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Gibibits is a "binary" unit where as Gigabytes is a "decimal" unit. One Gibibit is equal to 1024^3 bits. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. There are 7.450580596923828125 Gibibit in one Gigabyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gibibit Gigabyte
Unit Symbol Gib or Gibit GB
Standard binary decimal
Defined Value 2^30 or 1024^3 Bits 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes
Value in Bits 1,073,741,824 8,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 134,217,728 1,000,000,000

Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB) Conversion Image

The Gibit to GB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Gibibit) and target (Gigabyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1024^3 bits
(Binary Unit)
Equal to 1000^3 bytes
(Decimal Unit)

The formula for converting the Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA GB = Gibit x 10243 ÷ (8x10003)

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Gigabytes = Gibibits x 10243 ÷ (8x10003)


Gigabytes = Gibibits x (1024x1024x1024) ÷ (8x1000x1000x1000)


Gigabytes = Gibibits x 1073741824 ÷ 8000000000


Gigabytes = Gibibits x 0.134217728


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB) can be processed as outlined below.

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

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gibibits to Gigabytes using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Gibibit ?

A Gibibit (Gib or Gibit) is a binary 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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What is Gigabyte ?

A Gigabyte (GB) is a decimal 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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Popular Gibit Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB).

  A B C
1 Gibibit (Gibit) Gigabyte (GB)  
2 1 =A2 * 0.134217728  

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Python Code for Gibibit (Gibit) to Gigabyte (GB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gibibit (Gibit) to Gibibit (Gibit) in Python.

gibibits = int(input("Enter Gibibits: "))
gigabytes = gibibits * (1024*1024*1024) / (8*1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Gibibits = {} Gigabytes".format(gibibits,gigabytes))

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gigabytes(GB) are there in a Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

There are 0.134217728 Gigabytes in a Gibibit.

What is the formula to convert Gibibit(Gibit) to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = Gibit x 10243 / (8x10003) to convert Gibibit to Gigabyte.

How many Gibibits(Gibit) are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 7.450580596923828125 Gibibits in a Gigabyte.

What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gibit = GB x (8x10003) / 10243 to convert Gigabyte to Gibibit.

Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Gibibit. One Gigabyte contains 7.450580596923828125 Gibibits.

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