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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

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The GeForce GTX 550 Ti was a mid-range graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in March 2011. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the GF116 graphics processor, in its GF116-400-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 11.0. The GF116 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 238 mm² and 1,170 million transistors. It features 192 shading units, 32 texture mapping units and 24 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 192-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 900 MHz, memory is running at 1026 MHz.
We recommend the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a dual-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 116 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI. GeForce GTX 550 Ti is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 210 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 149 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: GF116
GPU Variant: GF116-400-A1
Process Size: 40 nm
Transistors: 1,170 million
Die Size: 238 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Mar 15th, 2011
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 149 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 900 MHz
Shader Clock: 1800 MHz
Memory Clock: 1026 MHz
4104 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 192 bit
Bandwidth: 98.5 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 192
TMUs: 32
ROPs: 24
SM Count: 4
Pixel Rate: 7.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 28.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 691.2 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 8.25 inches
210 mm
TDP: 116 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x mini-HDMI
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin
Board Number: P1050

Graphics Features

DirectX: 11.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.1
Shader Model: 5.0

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Card Notes

SFUs: 16

GF116 GPU Notes

Compute Capability: CUDA 2.1

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