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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

GF116
Graphics Processor
192
Cores
32
TMUs
24
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
192 bit
Bus Width
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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 12.0. 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.
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 PCI-Express 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
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
1,170 million
Die Size
238 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Mar 15th, 2011
Generation
GeForce 500
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
149 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

10%
13%
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20%
23%
24%
30%
39%
40%
43%
46%
47%
54%
57%
61%
63%
66%
68%
72%
76%
78%
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95%
96%
98%
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100%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
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107%
112%
114%
118%
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122%
122%
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125%
130%
133%
143%
145%
145%
151%
152%
157%
168%
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177%
178%
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187%
188%
191%
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270%
277%
284%
285%
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306%
313%
320%
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325%
360%
396%
402%
429%
431%
437%
443%
446%
449%
455%
457%
459%
463%
488%
498%
504%
504%
555%
564%
574%
617%
678%
702%
756%
756%
797%
933%
957%
1043%
1186%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

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
98.50 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
192
TMUs
32
ROPs
24
SM Count
4

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
7.200 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
28.80 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
691.2 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
57.60 GFLOPS (1:12)

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
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
2.1
Shader Model
5.1

Card Notes

SFUs: 16

GF116 GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP4
VDPAU: Feature Set C

Retail boards based on this design (20)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS GTX 550 Ti DirectCU 910 MHz 1026 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GTX 550 Ti DirectCU TOP 975 MHz 1026 MHz 9.05 inches/230 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
ASUS GTX 550 Ti DirectCU Ultimate 1015 MHz 1050 MHz 9.05 inches/230 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
Colorful iGame GTX 550 Ti 2 GB 950 MHz 1075 MHz 2048 MB, 9.85 inches/250 mm
Colorful iGame GTX 550 Ti Shark 1000 MHz 1100 MHz 9.85 inches/250 mm
ELSA GLADIAC GTX 550 Ti SP 900 MHz 1026 MHz Single-slot
EVGA GTX 550 Ti 2 GB 900 MHz 1002 MHz 2048 MB
EVGA GTX 550 Ti Exclusive Superclocked 972 MHz 1128 MHz
EVGA GTX 550 Ti Exclusive Superclocked 2 GB 972 MHz 1026 MHz 2048 MB
EVGA GTX 550 Ti FPB 952 MHz 1089 MHz
EVGA GTX 550 Ti Superclocked 981 MHz 1128 MHz
Gainward GTX 550 Ti GS 1000 MHz 1100 MHz 7.48 inches/190 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
GIGABYTE GTX 550 Ti OC 970 MHz 1026 MHz 8.9 inches/226 mm
GIGABYTE GTX 550 Ti WindForce 2X 970 MHz 1026 MHz 9.41 inches/239 mm, Single-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
KFA² GTX 550 Ti LTD OC White 1000 MHz 1150 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Fake Card 900 MHz 1026 MHz
PCYES GTX 550 Ti 780 MHz 940 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
SPARKLE Calibre GTX 550 Ti DF 1000 MHz 1200 MHz
SPARKLE Calibre GTX 550 Ti DFL 950 MHz 1100 MHz
ZOTAC GTX 550 Ti AMP! Edition 1000 MHz 1100 MHz 7.4 inches/188 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort