Convert gigabyte (GB) to bit (b)
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Definition and details for gigabyte (GB):
Gigabyte (GB) is a unit of information equal to 10003 bytes, defined by International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in December 1998. However, when referred to main memory or RAM capacity GB is equal to 10243 bytes, but this should now be called a gibibyte.
Definition and details for bit (b):
Bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications. The word "bit" is an acronym for binary digit. Each bit records one of two possible answers to a single question: "0" or "1," "yes" or "no," "on" or "off." The symbol for bit, as a unit of information, is either "bit" (recommended by the ISO/IEC standard 80000-13 (2008)) or lowercase "b" (recommended by the IEEE 1541 Standard (2002)).