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You will see at most 10% of a speed increase from SLI to SLI X16, bandwidth at 16x or even 8x speeds is NOT an issue at all with any modern card, PCIe X16 was not really needed at the time it came out and is still arguable not REALLY NEEDED because 7800s and even the upcoming 7900 with 32 pipelines at 700+MHz clockspeed would still do fine in an 8x environment, though PCIex16 and SLI X16 will start to show real benefits with the G71 IMO (thats why I got a P5N32-SLI Deluxe SLI X16 board better safe than sorry.
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Coming from a member with the intel version of my board, I can see we are on the same page lol. I'll try the better safe than sorry one myself.
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