GeForce GTX 550 Ti vs GeForce GTX 560

GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2011
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 560
    159%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560

Around 59% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 560

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 560

The GeForce GTX 560 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 550 TiGeForce GTX 560
GPU NameGF116 (GF116-400-A1)vsGF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size238 mm²vs332 mm²
Transistors1,170 millionvs1,950 million
Shaders192vs336
Compute Units4vs7
Core clock900 MHzvs810 MHz
ROPs24vs32
TMUs32vs56

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 550 TiGeForce GTX 560
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1026 MHz
4104 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 550 TiGeForce GTX 560
TDP116 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date15 Mar 2011vs17 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    7.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    11.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    28.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    45.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    98.50 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    691.20 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560
    1089.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    2490
  • GeForce GTX 560
    3980

Points (higher is better)