Average Bench: 8.98% (271st of 667)

Based on 51,521 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1244 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 550-Ti averaged 91.0% 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) 10.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 11.6fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550-Ti is just 2.18%. 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) 15fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 9.42fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,521 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.8 Lighting 10.2 11.2
11.2 Reflection 15 18.1
3.2 Parallax 9.42 11.3
8.27% 11.6 fps
Min Avg Max
11.8 MRender 15.3 17
10 Gravity 11.6 12.5
8.88 Splatting 10.7 11.8
9.8% 12.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 10.2
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 9.6
8% 12.7 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 10.8
10% 12.7 fps
MSI(1462 2612) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 15.1
Parallax 10.6
8% 12 fps
MRender 15.7
Gravity 11.5
Splatting 0.2
10% 9.13 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,268,122 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 51,521 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Device(0000 0000) 13% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1556) 10% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83C2) 10% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BE) 8% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 6% 9% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 5% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 838C) 5% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 4% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2610) 4% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 3% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 3% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3% 8% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 3% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1557) 3% 11% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 2% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0401) 2% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 2% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BC) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 2% 10% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 2% 9% ± 1%
PNY(196E 089C) 2% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 2056) 1% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1559) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2368) 1% 9% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 55C2) 1% 7% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 809D) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(107D 2734) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(172F 0A65) 0% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 839E) 0% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2059) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83D8) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0921) 0% 8% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1217) 0% 6% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0901) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8419) 0% 9% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 5515) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1554) 0% 9% ± 0%
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Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

19 days ago.

Works great for fast office PC


Poor

23 days ago.

Cause these are one of the worse GPU EVER MADE


Good

4 months ago.

Oustanding performance to price(2nd, used)


Excellent

10 months ago.

Served me for 9 good years Rest in Peace Gygabite GTX 550-Ti


Average

14 months ago.

For a cheap gpu its actually decent for some games.


Good

4 months ago.

This was the gpu that i used it was great back in the day....


Terrible

4 years ago.

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Average

16 months ago.

Can run plenty of old and simple 3D game, play movies, a bit old and cheap


Poor

3 years ago.

Runs rather hot and loud during periods of intense usage


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