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Tuesday, 19 April 2011 12:02

PoV / TGT GTX 550 Ti Beast reviewed - 2. A closer look at GTX 550 Ti Beast

Written by Sanjin Rados
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Review: Nvidia's new midrange on TGT's steroids



PoV/TGT used Nvidia’s reference dual-slot cooling for its GTX 550 Ti. The cooler has a large round heatsink with an 80mm fan. This type of cooling has proven to be efficient on Nvidia’s cards and it will do a good job on the GTX 550 Ti as well.

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The fan uses a 4-pin connector and you can regulate RPM via MSI’s Afterburner or other similar tools.

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The card is about 20cm long and looks quite cute. The 6-pin power connector is at the end of the card.

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The memory is cooled by air passing through the heatsink.

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GTX 550 Ti Beast card has mini-HDMI but a mini HDMI to HDMI adaptor is shipped with the card.

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Just one SLI connector means you can daisy-chain two GTX 550 Ti for improved performance.

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The Box

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+5 #1 123s 2011-04-19 22:40
So its still overpriced trash ?
 
 
+5 #2 Jermelescu 2011-04-19 23:15
Quoting 123s:
So its still overpriced trash ?


Yes.
 
 
+1 #3 Nerdmaster 2011-04-20 10:33
Quoting Jermelescu:
Quoting 123s:
So its still overpriced trash ?


Yes.


That was expected. :-*
 

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