Average Bench: 12% (189th of 592)

Based on 18,985 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1244 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 550 Ti averaged 88.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 32.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 33.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550 Ti is just 4.61%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GTX 550 Ti performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 32.9fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 28.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Lighting 32.4 35.7
27.1 Reflection 32.9 36.3
11.3 Parallax 28.2 32.3
9.57% 31.2 fps
Min Avg Max
17.9 MRender 30.9 34.5
28.1 Gravity 33.9 37.1
22.7 Splatting 33.5 37.1
13.8% 32.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 83BE) 1GB
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1040 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 34.8
Reflection 36
Parallax 31.4
10% 34.1 fps
MRender 33.9
Gravity 36.7
Splatting 36.9
15% 35.8 fps
Zotac(19DA 1217) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 353.6
Lighting 33.2
Reflection 33.6
Parallax 29.7
10% 32.2 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 35.1
Splatting 34
14% 33.7 fps
Asus(1043 838C) 1GB
CLim: 910 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 31.8
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 28.9
10% 31.1 fps
MRender 31.3
Gravity 33.1
Splatting 33.9
14% 32.8 fps
MSI(1462 2368) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 32.5
Reflection 32.8
Parallax 29.4
10% 31.6 fps
MRender 31.8
Gravity 30.3
Splatting 34.3
13% 32.1 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,271,562 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 18,985 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Device(0000 0000) 14% 11% ± 2%
Asus(1043 83BE) 13% 12% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1556) 9% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83C2) 7% 12% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 6% 12% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2610) 5% 13% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 5% 11% ± 2%
Asus(1043 838C) 5% 12% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 4% 12% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1557) 4% 13% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 4% 12% ± 2%
PNY(196E 089C) 3% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 2% 13% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 2% 12% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1559) 2% 12% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BC) 2% 13% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 2% 12% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2059) 1% 13% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2368) 1% 10% ± 3%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 1% 11% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
Device(107D 2734) 0% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 0% 12% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 085A) 0% 9% ± 2%
EVGA(3842 1554) 0% 13% ± 1%
POV(1ACC 552C) 0% 11% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1217) 0% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 809D) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 12% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2056) 0% 11% ± 2%
Device(172F 0A65) 0% 12% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 2368) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 839E) 0% 13% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0901) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8419) 0% 12% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 02FF) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83A6) 0% 11% ± 0%
Device(172F 1224) 0% 12% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 55A1) 0% 12% ± 0%
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Gaming 19%
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Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible

9 months ago.

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Poor

2 months ago.

Just buy a GTX 460 if you're looking for a cheap graphics card used. I can't justify the used $50 dollar price tag given that with the same money you can get a 470 or for cheaper a 460.


Poor

6 months ago.

Runs rather hot and loud during periods of intense usage


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