# Gibibytes to Gibibits - 5 GiB to Gibit Conversion

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Gibibyte --to--> Gibibit

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5 GiB =40 Gibit
( Equal to 4E+1 Gibit )
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## 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

By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 5 Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit) can be processed as outlined below.

1. = 5 x 8
2. = 40
3. i.e. 5 GiB is equal to 40 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 5 Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibit (Gibit).

A B C
1 Gibibyte (GiB) Gibibit (Gibit)
2 5 =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.

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