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How many GB in 1 gibibyte?
The answer is 1.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 9.31322574615E-10 GB, or 9.31322574615E-10 gibibyte.
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A gigabyte is a unit of information or computer storage meaning approximately 1.07 billion bytes. This is the definition commonly used for computer memory and file sizes. Microsoft uses this definition to display hard drive sizes, as do most other operating systems and programs by default.
Since 1999, the IEC recommends that this unit should instead be called a "gibibyte" (abbreviated GiB). The difference between units based on SI and binary prefixes increases exponentially — in other words, an SI kilobyte is nearly 98% as much as a kibibyte, but a megabyte is under 96% as much as a mebibyte, and a gigabyte is just over 93% as much as a gibibyte. This means that a 500 GB hard disk drive would appear as "465 GB".
Most users prefer to convert units using the most common definition, so this site uses the non-SI form.
The gibibyte (a contraction of giga binary byte) is a unit of digital information storage. It is equal to 1,024 mebibytes.
Note that this site defines the gigabyte as 230 bytes, equivalent to the gibibyte. Some sites define the gigabyte as 109 bytes to distinguish it from the gibibyte, but most users prefer the non-SI form.
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