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A FX 8120 clocked at 4.5GHz will not give a 7990 the love it needs?

Not even close. AMD ok for single GPU for last gen aka 6970, Even HD 7970 you are pushing it but HD 7990 will just be there for show and never actually work at its max. You will see something like 50-60fps with ur CPU and a Intel user with 2500K will get 80-90 fps. Right now multi gpus performance with AMD gpus is terrible.
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I really doubt a 8120 @ even 5.x will give you what you need ,http://en.expreview.com/2012/01/15/what-cpu-does-radeon-hd-7970-need/20370.html

a 1090t @ 4ghz scores 6145 in 3dmark 11 physics compared to a 2600k @ 4ghz scores 10107.
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No it isn't, not even close. Crysis 2 with everything turned up at 1920x1200 brings my 1200Mhz 7970 down to 32 FPS. BF3 dips below 45 FPS with everything on Ultra. You need 2x highly overclocked 7970's to run today's games at 1920x1200 at 60-90+ FPS, let alone tomorrow games.
Sir I have a 7970 oc @ 1000 mhz, I installed BF3 and Crysis 2. I maxed out every setting possible. And my BF3 runs on avg 60FPS sometime falls to 50fps (min). And Crysis 2 also has Minimum 55-60fps all the time. And you are saying your o'ced @ 1200 will dip crysis 2 to 32 FPS?? and BF3 to 40?? I am using games without any patch/mods. One thing is sure you are using some Mods/Patch to enhance graphics quality of those games. Can you tell me which Mods/Patch you used? (A link to download them will be great), sorry for my bad English. Thank you.
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