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Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 Sonnet beats GPT-4o in most benchmarks

The Model Demonstrates Enhanced Capabilities in Understanding Nuance, Humor, and Complex Instructions

Claude 3.5 Sonnet is now accessible for free on Claude.ai and the Claude iOS app, with higher rate limits for Claude Pro and Team plan subscribers. It’s also available through the Anthropic API, Amazon Bedrock, and Google Cloud’s Vertex AI. The model is priced at $3 per million input tokens and $15 per million output tokens, featuring a 200K token context window.

Anthropic claims that Claude 3.5 Sonnet “sets new industry benchmarks for graduate-level reasoning (GPQA), undergraduate-level knowledge (MMLU), and coding proficiency (HumanEval).” The model demonstrates enhanced capabilities in understanding nuance, humour, and complex instructions, while excelling at producing high-quality content with a natural tone.

Operating at twice the speed of Claude 3 Opus, Claude 3.5 Sonnet is well-suited for complex tasks such as context-sensitive customer support and multi-step workflow orchestration. In an internal agentic coding evaluation, it solved 64% of problems, significantly outperforming Claude 3 Opus at 38%.