How many gigabit in 1 byte?
The answer is 8.0E-9.
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gigabit or byte
The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 gigabit is equal to 125000000 byte.
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The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.
1 gigabit = 1,000,000,000 bits.
Note that the official SI definition uses the "gibibit" or Gib unit to represent 230 bits.
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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