# Computer Storage Conversions

### From

### To

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### Amount

### Result

1 Gigabyte =

1,000 Megabytes

(exact result)

### Display Result As

Gigabytes

A gigabyte is 1 billion bytes, although some people use 2^{30}, or 1,073,741,824 bytes.

A typical 2 hour standard definition movie is 4 gigabytes in size.

Megabytes

A megabyte is 1 million bytes, although some people use 2^{20}, or 1,048,576 bytes.

A typical MP3 song is about 4 megabytes in size.

## Computer Storage Conversion Tables

(some results are rounded)

1 Bit = | 1 Byte = | 1 Gigabyte = | 1 Kilobyte = | 1 Megabit = | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Bits | 1 | 8 | 8,000,000,000 | 8,000 | 1,000,000 |

Bytes | 0.125 | 1 | 1,000,000,000 | 1,000 | 125,000 |

Gigabytes | 1.25 x 10^{-10} | 1 x 10^{-9} | 1 | 1 x 10^{-6} | 0.000125 |

Kilobytes | 0.000125 | 0.001 | 1,000,000 | 1 | 125 |

Megabits | 1 x 10^{-6} | 8 x 10^{-6} | 8,000 | 0.008 | 1 |

Megabytes | 1.25 x 10^{-7} | 1 x 10^{-6} | 1,000 | 0.001 | 0.125 |

Petabytes | 1.25 x 10^{-16} | 1 x 10^{-15} | 1 x 10^{-6} | 1 x 10^{-12} | 1.25 x 10^{-10} |

Terabytes | 1.25 x 10^{-13} | 1 x 10^{-12} | 0.001 | 1 x 10^{-9} | 1.25 x 10^{-7} |

1 Megabyte = | 1 Petabyte = | 1 Terabyte = | |
---|---|---|---|

Bits | 8,000,000 | 8 x 10^{15} | 8 x 10^{12} |

Bytes | 1,000,000 | 1 x 10^{15} | 1 x 10^{12} |

Gigabytes | 0.001 | 1,000,000 | 1,000 |

Kilobytes | 1,000 | 1 x 10^{12} | 1,000,000,000 |

Megabits | 8 | 8,000,000,000 | 8,000,000 |

Megabytes | 1 | 1,000,000,000 | 1,000,000 |

Petabytes | 1 x 10^{-9} | 1 | 0.001 |

Terabytes | 1 x 10^{-6} | 1,000 | 1 |