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Azure OpenAI Service pricing

Azure OpenAI Service pricing overview

Leverage large-scale, generative AI models using Azure OpenAI Service. Optimise costs with a pay-as-you-go consumption model and a price per unit for each model.

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Prices are estimates only and are not intended as actual price quotes. Actual pricing may vary depending on the type of agreement entered with Microsoft, date of purchase, and the currency exchange rate. Prices are calculated based on US dollars and converted using Thomson Reuters benchmark rates refreshed on the first day of each calendar month. Sign in to the Azure pricing calculator to see pricing based on your current programme/offer with Microsoft. Contact an Azure sales specialist for more information on pricing or to request a price quote. For more information on Azure pricing see frequently asked questions.

Pricing details:

Instance Series Models Inferencing per 1000 tokens Hosting per hour
Standard Base Series Ada
Babbage
Curie
Davinci
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N/A
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Base Series Fine-tuned Ada
Babbage
Curie
Davinci
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Codex Series Code-Cushman
Code-Davinci
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$-
N/A
N/A
Codex Series Fine-tuned Code-Cushman $- $-/hour
Embeddings Ada
Babbage
Curie
Davinci
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$-
$-
$-
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Fine-tuning training

Instance Series Models Training per compute hour
Standard Base Series Fine-tuned Ada
Babbage
Curie
Davinci
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$-
$-
$-
Codex Series Fine-tuned Code-Cushman
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  • Pricing will be based on the pay-as-you-go consumption model with a price per unit for each model, which is similar to other Azure Cognitive Services pricing models.
  • Example #1

    You spend a few days iterating with prompts, for various use cases using each of the base models for text. Here is an example of the charges you will have incurred:

    Model Used Total tokens processed (in thousands) Price per 1k tokens Total charges
    text-davinci-002 1,123 $0.02 $22.46
    text-curie-001 3,987 $0.002 $7.974
    Total $30.434

    Example #2

    You now fine-tune a Curie model with your data, deploy the model and make 14.5M tokens over a 5-day period. You leave the model deployed for the full five days (120 hours) before you delete the endpoint. Here are the charges you will have incurred:

    Model Used Training time for the model Total tokens processed (in thousands) Price per 1k tokens Number of hours deployed Price per hour Total charges
    Fine-tuned Curie 30 min 14,500 $0.002 120 $0.24 $69.8

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