How much swap do you have, and how fast is your hard drive? Also, is the nVidia GeForce 9500 GT an external video card with its own RAM, or an internal graphics system.
Are you running from the Internet? If so, you must also investigate your Internet connection speed to the site, buffering in the computer, etc.
LMDE Mate 64-bit, LM16 Mate 64-bit
Debian Xfce 64-bit, Xubuntu 13.10 64-bit, Xubuntu Trusty Tahr 64-bit, Antergos Xfce 64-bit, PCLinuxOS LXDE 64-bit