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SLI/PCI express trouble

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Hey i have dual Geforce 6600 Gt graphics cards on an Asus A8N-Sli deluxe mother board and im having some issues with it. First off, it doesnt seem that much faster then when i had one card, its an improvement but i really have to look to notice it.

i also noticed that under my graphics card settings it had this information:

Graphics Card Information

Processor: GeForce 6600 GT
Video Bios version:
IRQ: 18
Bus: PCI Express x8
Memory: 128mb
ForceWare version: 81.98
TV Encoder Type: NVIDIA integrated

it says my pci express is only running at x8 instead of 16x.
is it supposed to be like that or whats up?
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Yeah SLI on the older version split the x16 between the two slots so you ended with two 8x.

Try running a 3d benchmark like 3dmark05 see what you get and look up what you should be getting.
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well with my system specs and such should i be able to run Call of Duty 2 with everything turned up or not?

AMD 64 +3200
1 GB DDR 2700 RAM
Asus A8N-SLi Deluxe Motherboard
2x GeForce 6600 GTOC 128mb Sli graphics cards
Sony cd-rw crx320e 52x/32x/5
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