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How many GB in 1 gibibyte?
The answer is 1.073741824.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 1.0E-9 GB, or 9.3132257461548E-10 gibibyte.
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The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.
So 1 gigabyte = 109 bytes.
The definition of a byte is as follows:
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.
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