# Gigabytes to Gibibits - 500 GB to Gibit Conversion

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Gigabyte (decimal) --> Gibibit (binary)

Input Gigabyte (GB) - and press Enter.
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500 GB =3,725.2902984619140625 Gibit
( Equal to 3.7252902984619140625E+3 Gibit )
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Calculated as → 500 x (8x10003) ÷ 10243 smart_display Show Stepsexpand_more

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

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.

FORMULA

Gibibits = Gigabytes x (8x10003) ÷ 10243

STEP 1

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

STEP 2

Gibibits = Gigabytes x 8000000000 ÷ 1073741824

STEP 3

Gibibits = Gigabytes x 7.450580596923828125

By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 500 Gigabyte (GB) to Gibibit (Gibit) can be processed as outlined below.

1. = 500 x (8x10003) ÷ 10243
2. = 500 x (8x1000x1000x1000) ÷ (1024x1024x1024)
3. = 500 x 8000000000 ÷ 1073741824
4. = 500 x 7.450580596923828125
5. = 3,725.2902984619140625
6. i.e. 500 GB is equal to 3,725.2902984619140625 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.

## Excel Formula to convert from Gigabyte (GB) to Gibibit (Gibit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 500 Gigabyte (GB) to Gibibit (Gibit).

A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Gibibit (Gibit)
2 500 =A2 * 7.450580596923828125
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 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.

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