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Higher-priced AWS C4 instances provide premium performance

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Created for applications that require strong compute power and optimal performance, AWS C4 instances run on the Intel Xeon E5-2666 v3 (Haswell) processor and provide improved networking. C4 instances offer higher network performance with dedicated EBS-optimized storage. The high level of performance is reflected in the pricing, making it a slightly more expensive option. Those searching for a more cost-effective service should look into AWS Reserved Instances.

The AWS C4 instance type is the go-to option for performance over cost, as it offers an extremely high level of compute power. These instances are well suited with applications that offer high-quality website hosting, rendering, simulation, online gaming and risk analysis.

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