NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti comes at $150
NVIDIA has introduced its new mid-range video card, the GeForce GTX 550 Ti. The desktop card is powered by 40nm GF116 GPU, has 192 CUDA cores, 32 Texture Units, GPU clocked at 900 MHz, shader clocks at 1800 MHz and 1GB of GDDR5 VRAM clocked at 4100 MHz with a 192-bit memory interface.
The card requires extra power via one 6-pin PCIe connector, supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, CUDA, PhysX, 3D Vision, 2-way SLI, and offers dual-DVI and HDMI outputs. Nvidia says that the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti is great for enjoying DirectX11 games at resolution up to 1680×1050, which comes at affordable price tag – $149. As for the performance, tests have showed, that the card is better than GTS 450 but not as good as GTX 460, so the choice is in your hands.