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NVidia GeForce GTX550 Ti Video Card Review


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The GTX550Ti looks almost exactly like the GTS450 and it is hard to tell them apart when looking at the heatsink shroud. The overall size of the GTX550Ti is pretty small and will fit into many tight cases assuming they can handle a dual-slot cooler.
Backside of the GTX550Ti shows the true differences between this and the GTS450.  For starters you will notice the black PCB and apparent lack of additional memory chips.
The video output is made up of 2 x DVI and a mini-HDMI digital output that has a dongle for connecting to a standard HDMI connection. HDMI does carry audio signal through a built in sound chip on the GTX550Ti .
SLI is limited on the GTX 550 Ti to a maximum of two cards due to the single SLI bridge connection. We saw this become a standard on the GTX 460 with obviously no change in agenda. 
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