Mainstream solutions for GPU has been hitting a good share in the global market lately. Some people who can't afford the latest and expensive high-end models are contented in dealing with the mainstream products. Just recently, Nvidia released its most affordable member of the GTX 500 Series family - The GTX 550 Ti (Ti for Titanium).
The Nvidia GTX 550 Ti has a well rounded number of stream processors amounting to 192, that's 50% lesser than the GTX 560 Ti. But despite this, the GTX 550 Ti runs at a higher core clock speed of 900 MHz and 1800 MHz in shader clock. This component runs at 1GB memory with an interface of 192-bit at DDR5. Moreover, the Geforce GTX 550 Ti has a DVI and a mini HDMI connector.
Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti
In the foreign market, the 550 is introduced at an entry price of US$149. This will probably take a month or so before this reaches our Philippine shores. There are also a number of companies which has catered to producing this Nvidia based GPU. The companies include ASUS, EVGA, Inno3D, Palit, MSI, Sparkle and the like. We already know that these companies have established a stable market here in our homeland, let's hope they will speed things up and get this Video Card in the stores faster.