How many byte in 1 gibibyte?
The answer is 1073741824.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 9.31322574615E-10 gibibyte.
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A byte is the basic unit of measurement of information storage in computer science. In many computer architectures it is a unit of memory addressing, consisting of 8 bits.
Since computer memory comes in base two rather than 10, a large portion of the software and computer industry use binary estimates of the SI-prefixed quantities, while producers of computer storage devices prefer the SI values. This is why a computer hard drive advertised with a "100 GB" decimal storage capacity actually contains no more than 93 GB of 8-bit (power of 2) addressable storage.
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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