NVIDIA 2-way SLI ready 4356 MHz Effective memory clock and 1903 MHz shader clock PCI-Express 2.0 GeForce GTX 550 Ti with 951 MHz core clock 2048 MB 192-bit 0.5ns GDDR5 memory Introducing the latest entry in the GeForce GTX 500 series product lineup: the EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti. Get your PC ready to dominate this year's blockbuster game titles like Crysis 2 and Duke Nukem Forever. And with up to 6x the performance of previous generations graphics, you know you are well armed for the future. Performance is not the end of the story though; full DirectX 11 done right that blows away the competition, NVIDIA 3D Vision, NVIDIA Surround Gaming, NVIDIA PhysX and award winning EVGA support give you the edge on your opponents and peace of mind on your hardware. Get serious performance today with the EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti.Specifications include the GTX 550 Ti (951 MHz core clock) chipset, 2048MB of 0.5ns GDDR5 memory with a 4356 MHz memory clock, 192 bit memory interface, 1903 MHz shader clock, 104.5 GB/sec memory bandwidth, 30.4 GT/s texture fill rate, 192 CUDA cores and PCI Express 2.0 compatibility. Additional features include Microsoft DirectX 11 Support, NVIDIA PhysX and NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technologies, NVIDIA 2-way SLI readiness, NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround and NVIDIA Surround readiness, NVIDIA CUDA Technology with CUDA C/C , DirectCompute 5.0 and OpenCL support, PCI-Express 2.0 support and OpenGL 4.1 support. Connections are 1 Mini-HDMI 1.4a connector and 2 Dual-Link DVI-I HDCP capable connectors. Package includes the EVGA Driver/software disc with EVGA Precision Tuning utility, 1 DVI to VGA adapter, 1 6-pin PCI-E power cable and a limited 3 Year warranty if registered within 30 days at evga.com.
The video card was easy to install. Was up and running in just a matter of moments. I already had the current drivers for the card, so the swap was very easy.The price was quite nice for 2gb of on board video ram. Only thing that I had a problem with was the precision software from EVGA. Really don't see the point. The themes are cumbersome. Over all, great card. Nice upgrade from the gt430.
Upgraded to this card about a week ago. Mostly, it's a great card that can play most of your games at max settings without any issues at all. However, this card is not the top of the line available right now. For extremely graphically intense games, you might have to settle for moderate settings. The card will still handle those games just fine, but if you don't want to sacrifice game performance you will probably have to keep the settings at a reasonable level. Overall, a great card for the price. Recommen..
This was my 2nd attempt at purchasing a Good Video Card for my son's "Excalibur" Desktop that I had just finished building for him for his games, video & Picturing editing, and of course his academic pursuits. The 1st Video Card I brought for my son's Excalibur Rig (A ) while did well with the 2nd and 3rd requirements the card fell short in the 1st requirement for his games, especially with video intensive games like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed which would show seriously lagging durring the more intense..