MB to MiB and GB to GiB conversions

MiB and MB

1024 x 1024 = 1,048,576 bytes

1000 x 1000 = 1,000,000 bytes

To convert from MiB to MB, multiply by 1,048,576 / 1,000,000 = 1.048576

To convert from MB to MiB, divide by 1.048576.

Example:

500MB = 476.6 MiB

GiB and GB

1024 x 1024 x 1024 = 1,073,741,824 bytes

1000 x 1000 x 1000 = 1,000,000,000 bytes

To convert from GiB to GB, multiply by 1,073,741,824 / 1,000,000,000 = 1.073741824

To convert from GB to GiB, divide by 1.073741824.

Examples:

500 GB = 465.66 GiB

750 GB = 698.5 GiB

Simple conversion calculator:
http://www.cactus2000.de/uk/unit/massbyt.shtml

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