Convert byte to gibibyte - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert byte to gibibyte

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How many byte in 1 gibibyte?
The answer is 1073741824.
We assume you are converting between byte and gibibyte.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 9.3132257461548E-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.

Definition: Gibibyte

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 2^{30} bytes, equivalent to the gibibyte. Some sites define the gigabyte as 10^{9} bytes to distinguish it from the gibibyte, but most users prefer the non-SI form.

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