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Megahertz (MHz) and kilohertz (kHz) are units of frequency commonly used to measure the speed of electronic signals, such as radio waves or clock cycles in a computer. Here’s what they mean:

## Kilohertz (kHz)

One kilohertz is equal to 1,000 hertz. Hertz is a unit of frequency, which represents the number of cycles or oscillations that occur in one second. So, when you say something is operating at a frequency of 1 kilohertz (1 kHz), it means there are 1,000 cycles or oscillations occurring in one second.

## Megahertz (MHz)

One megahertz is equal to 1,000,000 hertz or 1,000 kilohertz. When you’re dealing with higher frequencies, such as those used in radio broadcasting or computer processors, it’s more practical to use megahertz. For example, a computer processor might have a clock speed of 2.4 GHz (gigahertz), which is equivalent to 2,400 MHz or 2,400,000 kHz.

### How to convert MHz to kHz

1kHz = 0.001MHz

or

1MHz = 1000kHz

#### Megahertz to kilohertz formula

f_{(kHz)} = f_{(MHz)} × 1000

Example – Convert 3 MHz to kHz

f_{(kHz)} = 3MHz × 1000 = 3000kHz

**Also Read: kHz to MHz conversion**

### MHz to kHz conversion Table

Megahertz (MHz) |
Kilohertz (kHz) |

0 MHz | 0 kHz |

0.001 MHz | 1 kHz |

0.01 MHz | 10 kHz |

0.1 MHz | 100 kHz |

1 MHz | 1000 kHz |

10 MHz | 10000 kHz |

100 MHz | 100000 kHz |

1000 MHz | 1000000 kHz |

## FAQs on MHz to kHz conversion

### What is MHz vs kHz?

MHz (Megahertz) and kHz (Kilohertz) are units of frequency that measure the number of cycles or oscillations per second in a wave. MHz represents millions of cycles per second, while kHz represents thousands of cycles per second.

### What is 1 MHz equal to?

1 MHz is equal to 1,000,000 Hertz (Hz), meaning it represents one million cycles or oscillations per second.

### How to convert MHz to kHz?

To convert MHz to kHz, you multiply the value in Megahertz by 1000. For example, 2 MHz is equal to 2000 kHz.

### Which is greater kHz or MHz?

MHz is greater than kHz. 1 MHz is equivalent to 1000 kHz

### Which is bigger, 1 kHz or 1 MHz?

1 MHz is bigger than 1 kHz. 1 MHz is equal to 1000 kHz.

### Is 1 MHz a high frequency?

Yes, 1 MHz is considered a high frequency, especially in the context of electronics and telecommunications. It's commonly used for radio waves, computer processors, and various wireless communication technologies.

### How do you convert MHz to Hz?

To convert MHz to Hz, you multiply the value in Megahertz by 1,000,000 (since 1 MHz = 1,000,000 Hz). For example, 5 MHz is equal to 5,000,000 Hz.

### Which is faster, MHz or Hz?

MHz is faster than Hz. MHz represents millions of cycles per second, whereas Hz represents individual cycles per second. 1 MHz is equivalent to 1,000,000 Hz.

### What is the value of MHz?

The value of MHz stands for Megahertz, which represents a frequency of one million Hertz (cycles per second). It is a unit commonly used to measure the frequency of electronic signals, radio waves, and other waveforms.