GB to Gibit → CONVERT Gigabytes to Gibibits

info 1 GB is equal to 7.450580596923828125 Gibit
Gigabyte (decimal) --to--> Gibibit (binary)

Gigabyte (GB) Versus Gibibit (Gibit) - Comparison

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

Gigabytes is a "decimal" unit where as Gibibits is a "binary" unit. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. One Gibibit is equal to 1024^3 bits. There are 0.134217728 Gigabyte in one Gibibit. Find more details on below table.

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

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

Gigabyte (GB) to Gibibit (Gibit) Conversion Image

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

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

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

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

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


Gibibits = Gigabytes x (8x10003) ÷ 10243


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


Gibibits = Gigabytes x 8000000000 ÷ 1073741824


Gibibits = Gigabytes x 7.450580596923828125


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

  1. = 1 x (8x10003) ÷ 10243
  2. = 1 x (8x1000x1000x1000) ÷ (1024x1024x1024)
  3. = 1 x 8000000000 ÷ 1073741824
  4. = 1 x 7.450580596923828125
  5. = 7.450580596923828125
  6. i.e. 1 GB is equal to 7.450580596923828125 Gibit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gigabytes to Gibibits 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 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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Excel Formula to convert from Gigabyte (GB) to Gibibit (Gibit)

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

  A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Gibibit (Gibit)  
2 1 =A2 * 7.450580596923828125  

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

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

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

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gigabyte (GB) 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 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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