How many gigabit in 1 byte?
The answer is 7.45058059692E-9.

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The main non-SI unit for **computer data storage** is the byte.

1 gigabit is equal to 134217728 byte.

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Gigabit is a unit of digital information storage, with the symbol Gbit (or Gb). The official SI definition uses the "gibibit" or Gib unit to represent 2^{30} bits. However, most people have requested the more common usage, so the non-SI version is used on this site.

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.

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