GB to Gbit → CONVERT Gigabytes to Gigabits

info 1 GB is equal to 8 Gbit
Gigabyte --to--> Gigabit

Gigabyte (GB) Versus Gigabit (Gbit) - Comparison

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

Both Gigabytes and Gigabits are the "decimal" units. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. One Gigabit is equal to 1000^3 bits. There are 0.125 Gigabyte in one Gigabit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gigabyte Gigabit
Unit Symbol GB Gb or Gbit
Standard decimal decimal
Defined Value 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes 10^9 or 1000^3 Bits
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000 1,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000 125,000,000

Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion Image

The GB to Gbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit). 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 (Gigabit) data units.

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

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

÷ 8   
  x 8  

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Gbit = GB x 8

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


Gigabits = Gigabytes x 8


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

  1. = 1 x 8
  2. = 8
  3. i.e. 1 GB is equal to 8 Gbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gigabytes to Gigabits 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 Gigabit ?

A Gigabit (Gb or Gbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bits and it is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of gibibit (Gibit) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit).

  A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Gigabit (Gbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 8  

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Python Code for Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion

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

gigabytes = int(input("Enter Gigabytes: "))
gigabits = gigabytes * 8
print("{} Gigabytes = {} Gigabits".format(gigabytes,gigabits))

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

There are 0.125 Gigabytes in a Gigabit.

What is the formula to convert Gigabit(Gbit) to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = Gbit / 8 to convert Gigabit to Gigabyte.

How many Gigabits(Gbit) are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 8 Gigabits in a Gigabyte.

What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gbit = GB x 8 to convert Gigabyte to Gigabit.

Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Gigabit. One Gigabyte contains 8 Gigabits.

What is 8 Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

8 Gigabit is equal to one Gigabyte(GB).

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