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I have two NVIDIA GeForce 7600GT's installed onto my motherboard and hooked together via SLI connector.

I downloaded the latest driver I could find, which gave me an option to use SLI technology. Obviously I checked this option, but on all of my benchmark tests, dxdiag files, and CPUz checks, it doesn't mention once that I am using SLI, or that I have two video cards even.

So how do I know if I even am running SLI?
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right click on desktop... open nvidia control panel..... choose advanced mode....

SLI config..... enable SLI

Download GPU-Z look at the bottom
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Download GPU-Z look at the bottom
Thanks, I'll try that ASAP.
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You could also run 3dmark06 with enabled and without. There will be a definite difference in scores.
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how do I do that?
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