What is the real cost of AWS?

So I can easily understand how much an EC2 Instance is on Amazon's nice EC2 Instance Pricing page, but I am still having a bit of trouble understand how bandwidth would effect pricing.

Just to make things simple, say I downloaded a 1 GB file every hour for an entire month. How much would the additional cost from that be?
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RobertSystem AdminCommented:
on their pricing page there is a section dedicated to bandwidth.
Data Transfer IN To Amazon EC2 From
&
Data Transfer OUT From Amazon EC2 To

So the answer varies based on your connection to them and where your transferring from / to.

I would recommend contacting a sales rep and ask them to brake down the cost (I agree it is way more complicated than it needs to be)

If I understand it correctly it could range from free to about $15 if you were transferring 1 GB per hour for 31 days. (.02 x 24 x31) (obviously that is in addition to the standard instance rate) and more if your hosting a server that is transferring to internet.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you also have your storage cost to take into consideration
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Sign up for a trial and this way you can get the real usage
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Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
At 1GB every hour, on average we're talking about 720GB a month.
In the US, this translates to $64.70.
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Phil PhillipsDirector of DevOps & Quality AssuranceCommented:
Their cost calculator allows you to get a pretty good idea of costs: https://calculator.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html

You can plug in instances, storage, bandwidth, etc.
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