Average Bench: 8.97% (265th of 661)

Based on 38,429 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) 10.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 11.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550-Ti is just 2.33%. 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) 14.9fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 9.27fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,429 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.6 Lighting 10.3 11.2
11 Reflection 14.9 18.2
3.2 Parallax 9.27 11.3
8.3% 11.5 fps
Min Avg Max
11 MRender 15.2 17
9.9 Gravity 11.5 12.6
8.3 Splatting 10.6 11.9
9.73% 12.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
EVGA(3842 2056) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 296.10
Lighting 10.9
Reflection 16.3
Parallax 11.3
9% 12.8 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 127
Splatting 11.7
88% 51.7 fps
EVGA(3842 1556) 1GB
CLim: 951 MHz, MLim: 1089 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 355.98
Lighting 10.8
Reflection 16.1
Parallax 3.4
9% 10.1 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 12.5
Splatting 11.5
11% 13.5 fps
Asus(1043 838C) 1GB
CLim: 910 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.01
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 15.2
Parallax 9
8% 11.5 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 10.9
10% 12.8 fps
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 10.2
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 10.6
8% 11.8 fps
MRender 15.6
Gravity 11.3
Splatting 10.8
10% 12.6 fps
MSI(1462 2368) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 10
Reflection 14.8
Parallax 9.6
8% 11.5 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 11.5
Splatting 10.8
10% 12.6 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,560,417 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Device(0000 0000) 15% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83BE) 9% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83C2) 8% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1556) 7% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2610) 6% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 6% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 5% 10% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 4% 9% ± 1%
PNY(196E 089C) 4% 9% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 4% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 4% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 3% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 838C) 3% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3% 8% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1559) 3% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1557) 2% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BC) 2% 10% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 2% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 809D) 1% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 9% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 1% 8% ± 2%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2059) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2368) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1554) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8419) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 9% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 55C2) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 839E) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(107D 2734) 0% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 6194) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(172F 1224) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0939) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Poor

17 days ago.

Cause these are one of the worse GPU EVER MADE


Good

2 years ago.

Oustanding performance to price(2nd, used)


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Average

7 months ago.

For a cheap gpu its actually decent for some games.


Terrible

3 years ago.

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Average

8 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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