PCIe lanes

Forum discussion tagged with PCIe lanes.
  1. Hardquery

    Question Asus prime x570-P compatibility settings with 2700x and hyper m.2 adapter cards

    I am planning to purchase Ryzen 7 2700x or Ryzen 5 3600x Asus Prime x570- P or Asus tuf gaming plus x570 with Asus hyper m.2 card Build Ryzen 7 2700x or Ryzen 5 3600 Asus prime x570-p Asus hyper m.2 pcie4x16 m.2 adapter 4 Samsung 970 evo 1tb Nvme gen3 drive 1 Samsung 970 evo 500gb Nvme gen 4...
  2. J

    Question Using 2 M.2 NVME's with the X570 I AORUS PRO WIFI

    I'm thinking about down sizing my PC to a mini-itx build and have been looking into various motherboards. I wanted one that had 2 slots for M.2 NVME drives and settled on the X570 I AORUS PRO WIFI. I will have one drive for boot, and various files, and the other for games and design work. I...
  3. MrSix18

    Question Aorus Z390 went to heaven --- Having BIGG Issues with this ROG Strix replacement ?

    alright so as i said, aorus z390 board went to heaven.. since motherboards are insanely difficult to find right now around my area, i had zero choice but to buy a ROG Strix Z390 Gaming-F. it was the only board that fit the specs i currently had with the aorus board that failed, 2 m.2 slots...
  4. NoLongerHuman

    [SOLVED] I’m getting the 5900x but....

    So I’m going with amd for this build my last build had a 6700k. I want to have all nvme storage this is purely a gaming rig but I have 3 Nvme m.2 as well as a 3090 ftw3. Will the 5900x have enough pcie 4.0 lanes to support all this? I guess I’m a little confused about how pcie lanes work because...
  5. [SOLVED] Amd Ryzen Chipset link lanes on B550 vs x570 motherboard comparison

    I am building a new PC for ryzen 3600x or 3700x or 2700x for which while comparing the chipsets of motherboard I found the difference except the input output ports in x570 b550 mainly of pcie gen 4 But what is chipset uplink and general purpose lanes technical mean and what role in...
  6. R

    Question m.2/ nvme/ PCIE lanes advice for storage setup.

    Hi, Due to a deficiency in storage I am currently contemplating upgrading e.g. my CPU/motherboard or come to terms with the limitation and buy larger storage. I run a: Asrock Fatal1ty B450 Gaming K4 Ryzen 5 3600 32GB DDR4 3200 SLOT STATUS NOTES M2_1 Ultra PCIe Gen3 x4 Empty Shares lanes...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 1600 pcie lanes

    So I still have a Ryzen 1600 with 24 PCIE lanes. But I have 2 Gpu's and a m.2 SSD. That's over 24 PCIE lanes. What is being limited? I plan on selling my second GPU so this is just for curiosity.
  8. G

    [SOLVED] PCIE lanes for Nvme Pcie m.2

    Hello everyone! I am a big noob regarding modern storage and I want to keep it short and simple so I am asking directly: -ROG Crosshair VIII Hero https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/ROG-Crosshair-VIII-Hero/specifications/ -R9 3900x Cpu -planing to buy 3080ti (or the rumored 3090 if under 1500$)...
  9. H

    Question Does onboard wifi use pcie lanes?

    I'm wondering if onboard Wi-Fi uses pcie lanes (I assume that it would) and of so does it use cpu or chipset lanes and how many? Thanks
  10. StigDenmark

    [SOLVED] will Asus Hyper m.2 x16 v2 work in my system?

    Hi i am looking for a solution to add my, recently found, old m.2 NVMe ssd to my computer. i found this card from asus https://www.asus.com/Motherboard-Accessories/HYPER-M-2-X16-CARD-V2/ my current setup is a msi b450m mortar max motherboard. amd ryzen 5 3400g cpu with vega graphics 2 nvme...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] Chipset and PCIe Lanes

    Hello, i have questions about datatransfer in general. Let's say i have two M.2 NVMe SSDs each connected via 4 PCIe 3.0 x4 to the chipset. The CPU is connected with 4 PCIe 3.0 x4 to the chipset. An GPU is directly connected with it's own PCIe 3.0 x16 lanes to the CPU. Part 1 What happens when...
  12. B

    [SOLVED] PCIe lanes on Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula

    Hi all, I plan to buy build a new system but like many other people, I’m really confused about PCIe lanes. The idea is to get a Ryzen 9 3950x and an Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula motherboard. With this I’ll have 2x M.2 nvme ssd (gen3), 2x Sata SSD, 3x Sata HDD, an Nvidia RTX card and I also...
  13. Rimio

    Question Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X - M.2 lanes

    Hi! So I want to install two Intel 660p Series 512GB M.2 drives on the two slots of the motherboard. Since each will run an operating system, they won't ever be in use at the same time. Two more SATA drives will be installed separately. The manual is very brief regarding M.2 connectivity and...
  14. J

    [SOLVED] How many PCIe lanes to use to connect computers together for a compute cluster?

    If you are connecting computers over PCIe to become a compute cluster, how many PCIe lanes are enough? Is it x4? x16? Or do you need more (like 2 x16 slots)? Or does it not matter?
  15. B

    Keyboard disconnecting from moving it

    My keyboard disconnects very easily when i try to move it. I'm not sure if it's a problem with my keyboard or it's just a normal thing. I have a Logitech G710+
  16. M

    Need advice on what case to choose, also a general build sense check.

    First time builder, I have got all the parts chosen apart from the case, which I can't decide on. Build: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/mDyKd6 I can't decide between the corsair 250R and 700D, the 700 has the extra space and dust filters but don't know if this is needed and is worth the...
  17. A

    Very Peculiar Problem

    Hello there! I am making this thread as I am encountering something I have never seen before. This is mostly related to gaming but I have no idea what component is acting up here. So on Saturday, my internet was playing up, it kept disconnecting and any games I tried to join just lagged out...