GeForce GTX 550 Ti: NVIDIA Unveils New Mid-Range GPU

By Chris Cook - Mar 15, 2011

NVIDIA is responsible for some of the highest quality graphics providers in the market today. Its Tegra 2 GPU has been highly sought after by various mobile device manufacturers and is recently been reported to be included in the Samsung Galaxy S II.

Today we have news of another graphics card being announced by NVIDIA, the GeForce GTX 550 Ti. It’s a mid-range GPU that is aimed at those who are not in a position to splash out on their GTX 560 Ti, but is reported to perform better than the GTS 450.

According to the article by Chris Davies at Slashgear the first examples of its 1680 x 1050 support will be seen soon. Some of the specs you can expect to see from the GTX 550 Ti are 3D Vision support, good support for DirectX 11, a 1GB of GDDR5 memory, 900MHz graphics clock, a clock speed of 1,800MHz and 192 CUDA cores.

The hardware is expected to cost around $149 according to the article, which can be viewed by clicking the link above. You can also visit for more details about the GPU.

What do you think of this mid-range graphics card? Will you be getting one? Let us know in the comments below.

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