Help finding bottleneck of my system Tags: CPUs Core Bottleneck Last response: June 12, 2012 11:09 PM in CPUs Share thebiggvan June 12, 2012 9:59:32 PM 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 More about : finding bottleneck system 2fast4thetown_down June 12, 2012 10:13:02 PM 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 dudewitbow a b à CPUs June 12, 2012 10:15:53 PM 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 Related resources Help finding my performance bottle-neck HP P7 1234 and nvidia GTX 550T - Forum Help required finding my bottleneck . - Forum Help Finding Bottleneck ??? - Forum Finding a bottleneck - Forum Will CPU bottleneck system ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 2fast4thetown_down June 12, 2012 10:17:35 PM Oh then I am off then I thought the i3 was weak for the 460 am I wrong? teh_gerbil a b à CPUs June 12, 2012 10:35:40 PM Indeed, the i3 is a more than adequate match for the GTX 460, the I5 is a better match for the 560ti thebiggvan June 12, 2012 10:42:33 PM 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 2fast4thetown_down June 12, 2012 10:42:49 PM Okay sorry i guess i was stereo typing it as a i3 vs i5 geofelt a c 197 à CPUs June 12, 2012 10:43:42 PM 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-cor... To the OP: What has changed in addition to the motherboard,cpu and ram? zakattak80 June 12, 2012 10:55:18 PM 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 2fast4thetown_down June 12, 2012 10:58:55 PM My bad ram1009 a b à CPUs June 12, 2012 11:03:31 PM Fixing one bottleneck just creates another. 2fast4thetown_down June 12, 2012 11:09:18 PM 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp me find my bottleneck and remedy it please ForumHow to determine where a bottleneck is in a given system ForumBuying a GTX680, will the rest of my system be a bottleneck ? ForumNeed help to find CPU or GPU bottleneck in my case!!! ForumNeed help to find bottleneck and solve problems in my new homebuild! ForumWould an i3 bottleneck my system ? ForumCan someone help me identify my bottleneck ? ForumUpgrade system to 7850? Bottleneck Issues? ForumHow to find my PC bottleneck for gaming ForumHow much of a performance boost ? ForumI need some help with a server i have lying around. ForumHelp Forum[Solved] Going to buy a new CPU tomorrow Need Help ! Forum[Solved] Odd system failures, unable to pinpoint the problem ForumCPU possible bottleneck More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !