How many gibibit in 1 gigabyte?
The answer is 7.4505805969238.

We assume you are converting between **gibibit** and **gigabyte**.

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

1 byte is equal to 7.4505805969238E-9 gibibit, or 1.0E-9 gigabyte.

Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.

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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.

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of
10^{9}, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigabyte = 10^{9} 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.

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