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Question: How many megabyte in a gigabyte?

There are 1,000 megabytes in 1 gigabyte

For every one Gigabyte (GB) there are 1,000 Megabytes (MB).

Note: In the past computers only used base 2 (binary) for file sizes. However, in December of 1998, the IEC introduced a new system that uses the metric system, so sizes that use prefixes like 'kilo' are equal to 1,000 and not 1,024.

There are 953.67400 mebibytes in 1 gigabyte

For every one Gigabyte (GB) there are 953.674 Mebibytes (MiB).

Relative Sizes

To determine relative sizes, your 1,000 megabytes have been converted into bytes to give us a total of 1,000,000,000 bytes, which is relative to the values shown below.

  • 1,000,000,000 Characters (8-bit character)
  • 200,000,000 Words (five character words)
  • 208,159.87 Pages (full single-spaced plaintext page)
  • 74,872.72 Word Documents (full single-spaced Microsoft Word file)
  • 686.03 Floppy Disks (1.44 formatted floppy disk)
  • 317.89 Photos (3MiB photo)
  • 238.42 eBooks (4MiB eBook)
  • 158.95 MP3s (6MiB MP3 song)
  • 63.58 Videos (15MiB video clip)
  • 1.47 CD (74 minute 650MiB CD)

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