Bottleneck - could it be the motherboard?

Hi everyone. I'm here because I recently purchased a 670, and it's not really living up to the pricetag. I suspect it's my motherboard's fault. My motherboard is pretty old. Anyway, here are my specs:

ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS (I would link to it but it's discontinued. Was $150 or so.)
i5-2500k @ 4.7, 1.36 vcore
670, OC doesn't really make any difference in framerate
2x4GB RAM @ 1600
1TB hard drive, crashes infrequently on certain folders or something but I don't think that's the issue really. I haven't really got around to fixing that, I'll probably just reformat the boot partition. but I don't think it's the issue anyway.

To give some perspective, I still get 30 fps in Sleeping Dogs during the day, and dips down to 15 in ME3 and 30 in AC:Revelations when it has to load big areas.
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  1. Does it have a 2.0x16 slot? If so, it should be fine. There might be a problem with the gpu.
  2. what are you playing
    whats your screen resolution?
    what did you have b4 the 670?
    what operating system do you have?
  3. Sleeping Dogs, ME3, AC:Revelations
    resolution is 1920*1200
    before, I had a 570
    Windows 7
  4. did you uninstall the previous graphics card driver ?
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