Hertz to Gigahertz Conversion

Enter the frequency in hertz below to get the value converted to gigahertz.

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1 Hz = 1.0E-9 GHz
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How to Convert Hertz to Gigahertz

To convert a hertz measurement to a gigahertz measurement, divide the frequency by the conversion ratio.

Since one gigahertz is equal to 1,000,000,000 hertz, you can use this simple formula to convert:

gigahertz = hertz ÷ 1,000,000,000

The frequency in gigahertz is equal to the hertz divided by 1,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000,000 hertz to gigahertz using the formula above.
5,000,000,000 Hz = (5,000,000,000 ÷ 1,000,000,000) = 5 GHz

Hertz and gigahertz are both units used to measure frequency. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.


Hertz is formally defined as the frequency equalling one cycle per second.[1]

The hertz is the SI derived unit for frequency in the metric system. Hertz can be abbreviated as Hz; for example, 1 hertz can be written as 1 Hz.

Frequency in hertz can be expressed using the formula: Hz = Cycles / Times


Gigahertz is a measure of frequency equal to one billion cycles per second.

The gigahertz is a multiple of the hertz, which is the SI derived unit for frequency. In the metric system, "giga" is the prefix for 109. Gigahertz can be abbreviated as GHz; for example, 1 gigahertz can be written as 1 GHz.

Hertz to Gigahertz Conversion Table

Hertz measurements converted to gigahertz
Hertz Gigahertz
1 Hz 0.000000001 GHz
2 Hz 0.000000002 GHz
3 Hz 0.000000003 GHz
4 Hz 0.000000004 GHz
5 Hz 0.000000005 GHz
6 Hz 0.000000006 GHz
7 Hz 0.000000007 GHz
8 Hz 0.000000008 GHz
9 Hz 0.000000009 GHz
10 Hz 0.00000001 GHz
100 Hz 0.0000001 GHz
1,000 Hz 0.000001 GHz
10,000 Hz 0.00001 GHz
100,000 Hz 0.0001 GHz
1,000,000 Hz 0.001 GHz
10,000,000 Hz 0.01 GHz
100,000,000 Hz 0.1 GHz
1,000,000,000 Hz 1 GHz


  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, SI Units - Time, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/si-units-time

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