Games running slower than before after upgrading graphic card

i recently bought a new graphic card but games on this one are running slower than in previous one

Specs Before:
4gb ram
intel core 2 duo
Nvidia Geforce GT 240 1gb ddr3

Specs After:
4gb ram
intel core 2 duo
Asus Amd/RAdeon HD 5450 1gb ddr3

Games are running sloweer now
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  1. This is because the GT 240 is the better card for gaming then the HD 5450. Sorry.

    Here's Tom's Hardware Hierarchy Chart, which I consult often.,3107-7.html
  2. Yes apart from direct X 11 support its a downgrade
  3. Not sure if you have a budget, but any AMD 6000 series GPUs (video cards) will give you a better performance in gaming, in fact, personally, I suggest you look into the 7000 series. That being said, take a look at this:

    Sapphire Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card (about $55):

    And for a full list of video cards, look here:

    Good luck!
  4. As a few said, you downgraded, not upgraded. chart to compare video cards:,3107-7.html

    For gaming, you want AT LEAST a 5770/6770/7770 or better video card.
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