We'll be comparing the ASUS GTX 550 Ti DirectCU TOP against a few cards today including the MSI Cyclone II version which carries a 950MHz / 4300MHz QDR setup, GTX 460, GTX 560 Ti and on the AMD front we've got the HD 5770 and HD 6790.
Let's get started!
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Straight away we're able to see the extra boost in performance we get from the ASUS card thanks to the nice overclock we've achieved.