"GeForce GTX 550 Ti continues the winning ways of the GTX 500 series cards... quite an impressive mid-range performance card" "This GeForce card is the clear winner for gamers looking to purchase a new card for under $150." “The mid-range GTX 550 Ti blows the 5770 out of the water, and even manages to surge past the 6850 which is considerably more expensive.”
"The GTX 550 Ti is a very impressive graphics card, as it gives gamers a performance increase over previous generation’s mainstream graphic cards" "An excellent solution for gamers… nice introductory graphics card for gamers looking to take advantage of features such as PhysX, 3D vision and Surround"
"NVIDIA’s GeForce 550 Ti is definitely worth a look" "The GTX 550 Ti is designed to target gamers who care about performance but are on a budget. It fits in right between the GTS 450 and GTX 460." “GTX 550 Ti comes with the same transistor-level changes the rest of the GTX 500 series GPUs come with that improve power efficiency”
“There is no doubt in our minds it will become the go-to product for entry level gamers” "This along with low power consumption and a nearly inaudible fan also makes the GTX 550 Ti an excellent choice for HTPC users" "This newfound ability to mix memory sizes is truly a game changer that could have a huge impact upon upcoming NVIDIA products."
"Conclusion: The GeForce GTX 550 Ti Is As Powerful As It Needs To Be” "As expected, the [GTX 550 Ti] does show an advantage over the Radeon HD 5770…" "We can also see that a second GeForce GTX 550 Ti card is a viable SLI upgrade option, with a high potential performance increase."
"Partners are selling GTX 550 Ti with overclocked speeds at almost no price premium. It makes for a good bargain"
"For the card in a fully stressed status (in-game)... 38 DBA, now that is downright silent. Very impressive really, in normal conditions you will not hear the card whatsoever." "Overclocking wise we pushed the card to really sick stuff, we reached 1102 MHz on the core…and pushed the memory towards 2313… the clock frequency this card series can take is definitely impressive."
"Every in game test we ran showed the GTX 550 Ti outperforming the HD5770" "The card itself is an amazing performer, if you are looking for all of the NVIDIA features like 3D and PhysX you really can’t go wrong"
"The GTX 550 Ti 1GB is the strongest option … allows the GTX 550 Ti 1GB to more convincingly best the Radeon HD 5770 1GB with which is directly competes on price"
"Trust me… it’s awesome" "NVIDIA has also cut the price on their 3DVision glasses to $149… you can now get a GPU capable of running games like Bulletstorm and Crysis 2 at max settings plus the ability to do it all in 3D – all for around $300. That’s the same price you’d pay for just a PS3. Seriously, what’s your excuse!? There has never been a better time to get into PC gaming!!"
"GTX 550 Ti is a good card as it is able to easily beat out the GTS 450… and competes very well against AMD's budget options"
"This card is solid" "The ASUS GTX550 Ti DirectCU TOP performed terrifically." “It offers excellent cooling performance, great overclockability”