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will my GTX 550 1GB struggle with a 1440p display??

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I plan to upgrade my video card but for now how will my GTX 550 fair with a 1440p display? will i at least be able to play games at meduim to low graphics settings?
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No, you'll have to lower the resolution as well to get decent fps (+40).
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It should be fine on low to medium and should manage older games ok maxed out at that resolution.
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Noooo!! GTX 550 not good at all for 1440p.You need at least 7870 or 660 !! wink.gif
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The 550 cant even get good framerates at 1080p.

I advice to get at least a 7870 for 1440p, or even better, a 7950.
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Can no body read? He said can it manage on medium to low settings? And answer is yes rolleyes.gif
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Can no body read? He said can it manage on medium to low settings? And answer is yes rolleyes.gif

At 2560*1440p the 550 will not run even on low, trust me.
Maybe the 550ti could get like 20fps at low
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for 2560 x 1440 get a HD 7850 to run games at medium settings. GTX 550 ti is not good at all.
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for 2560 x 1440 get a HD 7850 to run games at medium settings. GTX 550 ti is not good at all.

Its not even the Ti version.
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Depends on the game... but it should play low at alright frames, far from ideal but I would consider it "playable"
 
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