Help finding bottleneck of my system

i have a core i3 2120 with a P8H77 le v and 8gb of ram, upgraded from a core 2 duo.
nvidia gtx 460
corsair gs 600w

for some reason my computer feels slower that when i had my core 2 duo e6750 installed
please help me
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  1. sorry man but it is probably your cpu the i3-2120 is weak for that killer graphics card try the i5-2500k. What is the sped of your i3
  2. 2fast4thetown_down said:
    sorry man but it is probably your cpu the i3-2120 is weak for that killer graphics card try the i5-2500k. What is the sped of your i3


    O_o, i run an i3-2120 with an hd 7850 and its perfectly fine.

    i mean toms last 500$ build uses a sandy celeron chip along with a gtx 560, and it worked fine as well
  3. Oh then I am off then I thought the i3 was weak for the 460 am I wrong?
  4. Indeed, the i3 is a more than adequate match for the GTX 460, the I5 is a better match for the 560ti :)
  5. ya i did all that reasearch before i bought. was gonna go with gtx 550ti but 460 performs much better. i ran saints row 3 on high with my core 2 duo build so i know thats not a problem. but thanx

    any other ideas
  6. Okay sorry i guess i was stereo typing it as a i3 vs i5
  7. 2fast4thetown_down said:
    Oh then I am off then I thought the i3 was weak for the 460 am I wrong?


    The i3-2120 acquits itself very well in these tests uding a GTX480:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-cpu-core-i3-2100-phenom-ii-x6-1075t,2859.html

    To the OP:

    What has changed in addition to the motherboard,cpu and ram?
  8. 2fast4thetown_down said:
    sorry man but it is probably your cpu the i3-2120 is weak for that killer graphics card try the i5-2500k. What is the sped of your i3


    that is absolutely false, the 13 is much better then the old core duo chip
  9. My bad
  10. Fixing one bottleneck just creates another.
  11. ram1009 said:
    Fixing one bottleneck just creates another.

    I beg to differ there are systems perfectly balanced. i.e. i7 extreme cpus and 7980 in crossfire x.
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