A snip of the task manager performance tab sorted by RAM would be a start. What apps are loading at start up?, we could use msinfo32 to see what is loading at startup, etc.
Please also run MSinfo32 and upload the output as well.
To run MSinfo32 please go to start>run>MSinfo32
Go to "file" "save" and upload the saved file with the DMPS
(Instructions for XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8)
2 mins is not really excessive for an i3 especially if there are many things loading at start up.
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