Nvidia launches GeForce GTX 550
PC gaming just got a lot more fun today with the introduction of the latest graphics processing unit with an estimated e-tail price of 149$
PC gaming just got a lot more fun today with the introduction of the GeForce® GTX 550 Ti graphics processing unit (GPU) with an estimated e-tail price of 149$.
The GTX 550 Ti is the latest in NVIDIA’s Fermi line of consumer GPUs, designed to deliver stunning DirectX 11 performance. It brings a new level of price/performance to mainstream PC gaming, while maintaining exceptionally quiet acoustics and requiring minimal power.
|Process technology||40 nm|
|GPU Engine Specs:|
|Graphics Clock||900 MHz|
|Processor Clock||1800 MHz|
|Texture Fill Rate||28.8 billion/sec|
|Memory clock||1025 (4100) MHz|
|SDRAM type||1024 MB GDDR5|
|Memory Interface Width||192-bit|
|Memory Bandwidth||98.4 GB/sec|
|NVIDIA PureVideo Technology||HD|
|Bus Support||PCIe 2.0 x16|
|GeForce 3D Vision||yes|
|GeForce 3D Vision Surround||yes|
|Maximum Digital Resolution||2560×1600|
|Maximum VGA Resolution||2048×1536|
|Standard Display Connectors||2x Dual Link DVI, Mini HDMI|
|Audio Input for HDMI||Internal|
|Standard Graphics Card Dimensions:|
|Height||111 mm (4.376 inches)|
|Length||210 mm (8.25 inches)|
|Thermal and Power Specs:|
|Maximum GPU Temperature||100°С|
|Maximum Graphics Card power||116 W|
|Minimum Recommended System Power||400 W, minimum 12V current rating of 38A|
|Supplementary Power Connectors||One 6-pin|
Like all NVIDIA “DX11 Done Right” GPUs, the GTX 550 Ti delivers the world’s fastest performance in its class for DX11 games. Compared with the closest competitive product, the GTX 550 Ti is up to 50 percent faster in today’s newest DX11 tessellated games, and 38 percent fasteri in previous-generation DX9 and DX10 games. And with NVIDIA SLI™ technology, the industry’s most scalable multi-GPU platform, gamers will be able to increase their PC’s gaming performance by adding a second GeForce GTX 550 Ti.
Drew Henry, general manager of GeForce GPU business at NVIDIA, said:
The GTX 550 Ti paired with our 3D Vision technology provides gamers with an amazing low-cost platform that delivers an awesome immersive experience. As the leader in PC gaming hardware, we are excited about the future of PC gaming and how we can make those experiences as immersive as possible.
With an estimated selling e-tail price starting at 149$, the GTX 550 Ti is available starting today from the world’s leading add-in card partners, including, ASUS, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Inno3D, KFA2, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Point of View, PNY, Sparkle, and Zotac.
In addition, today sees the launch of amazing new GeForce GTX 550 Ti Systems.