How many KB in 1 gibibit?
The answer is 134217.728.
We assume you are converting between kilobyte and gibibit.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 0.001 KB, or 7.4505805969238E-9 gibibit.
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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilobyte = 10^{3} 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.

››Definition: Gibibit

A gibibit (a contraction of giga binary digit) is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated as Gibit or Gib. It is equivalent to 2^{30} bits.

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