Gibit to kB → CONVERT Gibibits to Kilobytes

info 1 Gibit is equal to 134,217.728 kB
Input Gibibit (Gibit) - and press Enter.
Gibibit (binary) --> Kilobyte (decimal)

Gibibit (Gibit) Versus Kilobyte (kB) - Comparison

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

Gibibits is a "binary" unit where as Kilobytes is a "decimal" unit. One Gibibit is equal to 1024^3 bits. One Kilobyte is equal to 1000 bytes. There are 0.000007450580596923828125 Gibibit in one Kilobyte. Find more details on below table.

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

Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion Image

The Gibit to kB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB). 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 (Kilobyte) data units.

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

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA kB = Gibit x 10243 ÷ (8x1000)

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


Kilobytes = Gibibits x 10243 ÷ (8x1000)


Kilobytes = Gibibits x (1024x1024x1024) ÷ (8x1000)


Kilobytes = Gibibits x 1073741824 ÷ 8000


Kilobytes = Gibibits x 134217.728


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

  1. = 1 x 10243 ÷ (8x1000)
  2. = 1 x (1024x1024x1024) ÷ (8x1000)
  3. = 1 x 1073741824 ÷ 8000
  4. = 1 x 134217.728
  5. = 134,217.728
  6. i.e. 1 Gibit is equal to 134,217.728 kB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gibibits to Kilobytes 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.
- Learn more..


What is Kilobyte ?

A Kilobyte (kB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bytes (or 8,000 bits) and commonly used to express the size of a file or the amount of memory used by a program. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of kibibyte (KiB) is used instead.
- Learn more..


Popular Gibit Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB).

  A B C
1 Gibibit (Gibit) Kilobyte (kB)  
2 1 =A2 * 134217.728  

download Download - Excel Template for Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Gibibit (Gibit) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion

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

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gibibits(Gibit) are there in a Kilobyte(kB)?expand_more

There are 0.000007450580596923828125 Gibibits in a Kilobyte.

What is the formula to convert Kilobyte(kB) to Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gibit = kB x (8x1000) / 10243 to convert Kilobyte to Gibibit.

How many Kilobytes(kB) are there in a Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

There are 134217.728 Kilobytes in a Gibibit.

What is the formula to convert Gibibit(Gibit) to Kilobyte(kB)?expand_more

Use the formula kB = Gibit x 10243 / (8x1000) to convert Gibibit to Kilobyte.

Which is bigger, Gibibit(Gibit) or Kilobyte(kB)?expand_more

Gibibit is bigger than Kilobyte. One Gibibit contains 134217.728 Kilobytes.

Similar Conversions & Calculators

All below conversions basically referring to the same calculation.