Average Bench: 12.4% (177th of 584)

Based on 18,273 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1244 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 550 Ti averaged 87.5% 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) 33.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 36.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550 Ti is just 2.72%. 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) 33.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 29.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,273 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Lighting 33.1 36
30.4 Reflection 33.6 36.4
23.3 Parallax 29.3 32.4
9.8% 32 fps
Min Avg Max
26.9 MRender 31.8 34.5
32.3 Gravity 36.3 37.4
32.6 Splatting 34.5 37.4
14.4% 34.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 33
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 29.4
10% 31.9 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 34.1
Splatting 34.4
14% 33.5 fps
MSI(1462 2610) 1GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1075 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.24
Lighting 31.1
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 28.3
9% 30.4 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 33
Splatting 33.2
14% 32.1 fps
Asus(1043 83BE) 1GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 390.77
Lighting 8.1
Reflection 39.7
Parallax 11.9
3% 19.9 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 40.6
Splatting 4.5
8% 15.2 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,302,160 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 18,273 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Asus(1043 83C2) 12% 12% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 11% 12% ± 4%
EVGA(3842 1556) 11% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83BE) 11% 12% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 6% 13% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 5% 13% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 4% 13% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 4% 12% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 4% 13% ± 1%
PNY(196E 089C) 3% 12% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2610) 3% 13% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83BC) 3% 12% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 2% 14% ± 8%
EVGA(3842 1559) 2% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 838C) 2% 12% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1557) 2% 13% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 2% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 2% 12% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2059) 1% 13% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1554) 1% 12% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 1% 12% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 1% 12% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2368) 1% 12% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 1% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 839E) 1% 12% ± 2%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 0% 14% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 20% ± 14%
MSI(1462 809D) 0% 12% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0901) 0% 10% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 085A) 0% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2056) 0% 13% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1217) 0% 12% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83D8) 0% 12% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 0% 12% ± 0%
Device(107D 2734) 0% 12% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 5515) 0% 12% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 552C) 0% 14% ± 0%
Device(172F 1224) 0% 12% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 55A1) 0% 12% ± 0%
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Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible

7 months ago.

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Poor

3 days 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

4 months ago.

Runs rather hot and loud during periods of intense usage


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