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.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you also have your storage cost to take into consideration
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Sign up for a trial and this way you can get the real usage
Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
At 1GB every hour, on average we're talking about 720GB a month.
In the US, this translates to $64.70.
Phil PhillipsDevOps ArchitectCommented:
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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