Hi have just bought an Asus GTX550Ti Direct CU TOP card to replace my old 8800GT which had started playing up (I think it was fried - corruption during games etc).
It installed fine and everything looks good until I run any games and the performance is dire (Crysis 2 - 10-15 fps?) - much worse than the old 8800 card - and this is only running at 1440x900 with options turned down to lowest settings.
I can't see what the problem is as Windows has given it a higher experience rating than my previous card (up from 6.8 to 7.2) and other tests I've run seem to indicate that it should be quick. I've updated the driver from the nVidia website.
Is it possible that the card is faulty in some way or could it be some kind of incompatibility with my system?
My system is:
Windows 7 32-bit
Intel Core 2 processor overclocked to 3.08Ghz
ASUS P5N-E SLI Socket LGA775 Motherboard
I know I could do with upgrading the motherboard and processor etc but I can't see how the new card would be slower than the old one? Nothing else has changed from before and it was fine.