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How many gigabyte in 1 MB? The answer is 0.0009765625.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 9.3132257461548E-10 gigabyte, or 9.5367431640625E-7 MB.
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›› Quick conversion chart of gigabyte to MB

1 gigabyte to MB = 1024 MB

2 gigabyte to MB = 2048 MB

3 gigabyte to MB = 3072 MB

4 gigabyte to MB = 4096 MB

5 gigabyte to MB = 5120 MB

6 gigabyte to MB = 6144 MB

7 gigabyte to MB = 7168 MB

8 gigabyte to MB = 8192 MB

9 gigabyte to MB = 9216 MB

10 gigabyte to MB = 10240 MB

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›› Definition: Gigabyte

A gigabyte is a unit of information or computer storage meaning approximately 1.07 billion bytes. This is the definition commonly used for computer memory and file sizes. Microsoft uses this definition to display hard drive sizes, as do most other operating systems and programs by default.

Since 1999, the IEC recommends that this unit should instead be called a "gibibyte" (abbreviated GiB). The difference between units based on SI and binary prefixes increases exponentially — in other words, an SI kilobyte is nearly 98% as much as a kibibyte, but a megabyte is under 96% as much as a mebibyte, and a gigabyte is just over 93% as much as a gibibyte. This means that a 500 GB hard disk drive would appear as "465 GB".

Most users prefer to convert units using the most common definition, so this site uses the non-SI form.

›› Definition: Megabyte

A megabyte is a unit of information or computer storage equal to 1,048,576 bytes. The official SI definition uses the "mebibyte" or MiB unit to represent 220 bytes. However, most people have requested the more common usage, so the non-SI version is used on this site.

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