Solved Expected performance increase Tags: New Build Performance Pentium Systems Last response: October 27, 2010 2:58 AM in Systems Share deadcold94 October 27, 2010 2:38:30 AM im going from a pentium 4 3.02ghz 1.5gb ram and a 8500gt to a phenom x3 720 4gb ram ddr3 1600mhz cas 8 and a gtx 470 what can i expect in terms of performance? compared to my old system will it be notably better? More about : expected performance increase | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution tecmo34 October 27, 2010 2:52:31 AM A very nice increase IMO!! The GPU is about a 1000x more powerful and the CPU is much better. You should be by all accounts amazed by the difference. | Report abuse deadcold94 October 27, 2010 2:58:16 AM Best answer selected by deadcold94. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Expected performance increase> Related ressources: ForumPoorer than expected 7970 performance ForumWhat performance increase can I expect with a AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ ForumGTX 680: Why is my performance not what I expected ? ForumOblivion - Less Performance Than Expected ?! ForumConroes performance may not be as significant as expected ... ForumNo performance increase on my new GTX 650 Ti ForumNew build not performing as expected ForumLower than expected performance on my i5-750 setup ForumLess performance increase on future CPU? ForumHow much of a performance increase should i notice in games? ForumLower than expected FPS ForumHD4670 not performing as expected . ForumNo increase in performance from 100mhz OC ForumDo drivers increase low end card's performance significantly as well? ForumPerformance increase ? ForumGeForce 9600GT - HUGE Performance increase ! Forum(Gaming) 23-24 inch Monitor? ForumAT5IONT-I poor performance ? ForumRAW Difference between H55 and P55, performance wise? ForumLow power consumption / plus gaming performance More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !