# GiB to Gibit → CONVERT Gibibytes to Gibibits

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info 1 GiB is equal to 8 Gibit

Gibibyte --to--> Gibibit

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## Gibibyte (GiB) Versus Gibibit (Gibit) - Comparison

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

Both Gibibytes and Gibibits are the "binary" units. One Gibibyte is equal to 1024^3 bytes. One Gibibit is equal to 1024^3 bits. There are 0.125 Gibibyte in one Gibibit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gibibyte Gibibit
Unit Symbol GiB Gib or Gibit
Standard binary binary
Defined Value 2^30 or 1024^3 Bytes 2^30 or 1024^3 Bits
Value in Bits 8,589,934,592 1,073,741,824
Value in Bytes 1,073,741,824 134,217,728

## Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The GiB to Gibit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit). 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 (Gibibyte) and target (Gibibit) data units.

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

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Gibibyte to Gibibit in a simplified manner.

Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Gibit = GiB x 8

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

FORMULA

Gibibits = Gibibytes x 8

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

1. = 1 x 8
2. = 8
3. i.e. 1 GiB is equal to 8 Gibit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

### Unit Definitions

#### What is Gibibyte ?

A Gibibyte (GiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes (or 8,589,934,592 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 'gigabyte' (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 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.

## Excel Formula to convert from Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit).

A B C
1 Gibibyte (GiB) Gibibit (Gibit)
2 1 =A2 * 8
3

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

## Python Code for Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibyte (GiB) in Python.

gibibytes = int(input("Enter Gibibytes: "))
gibibits = gibibytes * 8
print("{} Gibibytes = {} Gibibits".format(gibibytes,gibibits))

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

## Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

#### How many Gibibytes(GiB) are there in a Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

There are 0.125 Gibibytes in a Gibibit.

#### What is the formula to convert Gibibit(Gibit) to Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

Use the formula GiB = Gibit / 8 to convert Gibibit to Gibibyte.

#### How many Gibibits(Gibit) are there in a Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

There are 8 Gibibits in a Gibibyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Gibibyte(GiB) to Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gibit = GiB x 8 to convert Gibibyte to Gibibit.

#### Which is bigger, Gibibyte(GiB) or Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

Gibibyte is bigger than Gibibit. One Gibibyte contains 8 Gibibits.

#### What is 8 Gibibit(Gibit)?expand_more

8 Gibibit is equal to one Gibibyte(GiB).

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