PCIe lanes

Forum discussion tagged with PCIe lanes.
  1. W

    [SOLVED] PCIE Lane bottleneck?

    Hi, Just want to ask your expert opinion regarding my concern below. Full Specs: Ryzen 3 3300X OC'ed to 4.3ghz @ 1.275v Asrock B450M Steel Legend Sapphire Nitro+ 6600XT 8GB (Driver version 12.12.1) 2x8gb Patriot Viper Steel 2666mhz WD SN550 500GB M.2 NVME Samsung 860 EVO 500GB M.2 SATA...
  2. Sp3ctre18

    Question What to Look for to Have Enough PCIe Lanes for My Case? (for preliminary research)

    I'm starting to consider building a new PC partly to get past some current issues and bring it more up-to-date for the SSD world we're in now. However, at least for my Skylake-era PC, I've found that PCI lanes became a concern I never had before. While in previous PCs I'd have fun adding...
  3. Muavvaz

    Question Can i put more gpus in my motherboard using pcie 1 to 4 converter?

    My cpu has 16 pcie lanes limit and my mother board has 6 pcie x1 slots and i have mounted 6 gpus using pcie risers.yesterday I saw this 1 to 4 converter for risers and now I'm hoping if i can use this converter to mount more than 6 gpus Cuz they only use pcie x1 and 1 pcie lane =1 pciex1 slot...
  4. [SOLVED] How to set 2 SSD in Asus HYPER M.2 X16 CARD V2

    Hey guys, Today I would like to ask you how to configure the NVMe adapter from Asus. I had earlier a B550 which had 3 NVMe slots but once I switched to X570, I had to find a solution to mount an additional 2 NVMe in one adapter (earlier had 1 additional PCIe NVMe adapter). My current config...
  5. 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...
  6. J

    [SOLVED] 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...
  7. 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...
  8. [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...
  9. R

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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$)...
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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?
  18. 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+
  19. 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...
  20. 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...