Average Bench: 8.61% (324th of 715)

Based on 54,392 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1244 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 550-Ti averaged 91.3% 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) 9.84fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 10.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550-Ti is just 2.42%. 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) 14.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 8.73fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
8 Lighting 9.84 10.7
9.9 Reflection 14.2 17.4
3.09 Parallax 8.73 11.1
8.03% 10.9 fps
Min Avg Max
11 MRender 14.9 16.3
9.7 Gravity 11.3 12.2
7.9 Splatting 10.3 11.6
9.73% 12.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 1GB
CLim: 970 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 16.4
Parallax 10.9
10% 13 fps
MRender 15.8
Gravity 12.2
Splatting 11.4
10% 13.1 fps
MSI(1462 2610) 1GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1075 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 10.2
Reflection 14.6
Parallax 10.9
8% 11.9 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 12
Splatting 11
10% 12.8 fps
Asus(1043 838C) 1GB
CLim: 910 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 9.6
8% 11.5 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 11.5
Splatting 10.7
10% 12.5 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 1GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 750 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 11
Parallax 2.9
7% 7.5 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 8.7
8% 9.67 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Device(0000 0000) 18% 8% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83BE) 12% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1556) 9% 9% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 7% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83C2) 7% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 5% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 4% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 838C) 4% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 3% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 3% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2610) 3% 9% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 3% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 3% 9% ± 0%
PNY(196E 089C) 3% 9% ± 1%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3% 8% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 2% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1557) 2% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BC) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 809D) 1% 8% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 1% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1559) 1% 8% ± 1%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2056) 1% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1554) 1% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2368) 0% 8% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1217) 0% 8% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0401) 0% 8% ± 0%
Device(107D 2734) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0901) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 839E) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0921) 0% 7% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8419) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0939) 0% 6% ± 0%
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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 Comments

Added 9 years ago.

Good

1 month ago.

Cause these are one of the worse GPU EVER MADE


Excellent

23 months ago.

really good for money got mine for $20 and runs games great


Good

18 months ago.

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


Good

18 days ago.

For a cheap gpu its actually decent for some games.


Good

2 years ago.

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


Good

11 months ago.

most good games run on low fps


Excellent

15 months ago.

It is very good i played ark survival evolved somehow on it


Average

3 years ago.

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


Poor

6 years ago.

Runs rather hot and loud during periods of intense usage


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