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  • MSI GTX550 Ti Cyclone OC Video Card Review
  • MSI GTX550 Ti Cyclone OC Video Card Review


    Benchmarking Info

    The system as it was tested
    EVGA Classified 3-Way SLI X58 Chipset
    Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.8Ghz
    Swiftech Watercooling system
    3 x 2GB of Mushkin Redline DDR3 1600 RAM(6-7-6-18 1T)
    Seagate 7200.11 1TB SATA 7200RPM HD
    Creative X-Fi PCI-Ex Soundcard
    Antec 1200Watt PSU
    Asus 20X DVD Burner
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Edition
    MSI GTX 550Ti Cyclone OC 1GB RAM (267.59)
    GTX 550Ti 1GB RAM (267.59)
    Framerates were captured using a little software program called FRAPS. This program is very easy to use and appears to be very accurate. Gameplay was recorded from the start of the level and persisted for 120 seconds. Each resolution was tested twice with the results being weighted between the scores.  Most passes only varied by 2-5 fps. Due to the nature of this testing, the framerates recorded reflect real gameplay in a variety of situations with a genuine attempt to reproduce the passes as much as possible.

    Benchmarks are next.