# GB to Bit → CONVERT Gigabytes to Bits

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info 1 GB is equal to 8,000,000,000 Bit

Gigabyte (decimal) --to--> Bit

## Gigabyte (GB) Versus Bit (b) - Comparison

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

Gigabytes is a "decimal" unit where as Bits is a "basic" unit. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. There are 0.000000000125 Gigabyte in one Bit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gigabyte Bit
Unit Symbol GB b
Standard decimal basic
Defined Value 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes 0 or 1
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000 1
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000 0.125

## Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The GB to Bit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b). 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 (Gigabyte) and target (Bit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000^3 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)

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

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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Bit = GB x (8x10003)

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

FORMULA

Bits = Gigabytes x (8x10003)

STEP 1

Bits = Gigabytes x (8x1000x1000x1000)

STEP 2

Bits = Gigabytes x 8000000000

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

1. = 1 x (8x10003)
2. = 1 x (8x1000x1000x1000)
3. = 1 x 8000000000
4. = 8,000,000,000
5. i.e. 1 GB is equal to 8,000,000,000 Bit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

### Unit Definitions

#### 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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#### What is Bit ?

A Bit (short for 'binary digit') is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.

## Excel Formula to convert from Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b).

A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Bit (b)
2 1 =A2 * 8000000000
3

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

## Python Code for Gigabyte (GB) to Bit (b) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabyte (GB) in Python.

gigabytes = int(input("Enter Gigabytes: "))
bits = gigabytes * (8*1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Gigabytes = {} Bits".format(gigabytes,bits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gigabyte (GB) as an input. The value of Bit (b) 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 Bit?expand_more

There are 0.000000000125 Gigabytes in a Bit.

#### What is the formula to convert Bit to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = Bit / (8x10003) to convert Bit to Gigabyte.

#### How many Bits are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 8000000000 Bits in a Gigabyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Bit?expand_more

Use the formula Bit = GB x (8x10003) to convert Gigabyte to Bit.

#### Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Bit?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Bit. One Gigabyte contains 8000000000 Bits.

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