Average Bench: 9.38% (219th of 625)

Based on 32,547 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 1244 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GTX 550-Ti averaged 90.6% 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) 33.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 36.3fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GTX 550-Ti is just 2.1%. 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) 28.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Lighting 33.6 36.2
29.8 Reflection 33.6 36.3
21 Parallax 28.7 32.4
8.47% 32 fps
Min Avg Max
28 MRender 32 34.8
30.8 Gravity 36.3 37.3
23.4 Splatting 33.4 37.4
10.6% 33.9 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: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Lighting 32.9
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 29.5
8% 31.9 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 33.9
Splatting 34.2
10% 33.3 fps
Zotac(19DA 5194) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 32.7
Reflection 33.4
Parallax 29.5
8% 31.9 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 34
Splatting 34.2
10% 33.4 fps
EVGA(3842 2059) 2GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 30.8
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 24.6
8% 28.1 fps
MRender 33.3
Gravity 36.2
Splatting 36.6
11% 35.4 fps
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1332 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Lighting 33
Reflection 33.8
Parallax 30.3
8% 32.4 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 34
Splatting 0.2
6% 14.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,548,193 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 32,547 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $250 @ launch in Mar '11)
Device(0000 0000) 14% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1556) 10% 10% ± 1%
Asus(1043 83C2) 9% 10% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 7% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83BE) 7% 9% ± 1%
Zotac(19DA 5194) 5% 10% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2610) 4% 10% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1559) 4% 9% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 351A) 4% 11% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 4% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 838C) 3% 10% ± 4%
Asus(1043 83BC) 3% 10% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90A2) 3% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0401) 3% 9% ± 0%
PNY(196E 089C) 2% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1557) 2% 10% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2612) 2% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2059) 2% 10% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 1% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1190) 1% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 1% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 809D) 1% 9% ± 1%
Device(107D 2734) 1% 9% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 5194) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 839E) 1% 10% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1554) 1% 9% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2368) 1% 9% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA 1217) 0% 9% ± 0%
Gainward(10B0 0801) 0% 10% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 3529) 0% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 0000) 0% 8% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 2056) 0% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 83D8) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(1B4C A002) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(7377 0000) 0% 7% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 085A) 0% 8% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8412) 0% 9% ± 0%
POV(1ACC 55A1) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0939) 0% 8% ± 0%
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Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Terrible

17 days ago.

I have it I want to replace it with a 950 or 960 or 970 In compares , the gtx 550 ti is very bad at running games that they released from after 2015 I hate gtx 550 ti


Good

1 month ago.

Cause these are one of the worse GPU EVER MADE


Good

25 days ago.

thndtryjh


Good

7 months ago.

Oustanding performance to price(2nd, used)


Poor

19 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.


Terrible

2 years ago.

dinazzzaurazzzz


Poor

23 months ago.

Runs rather hot and loud during periods of intense usage


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