Question Is PCIe 5.0 backwards compatible with PCIe 3.0?

Soulhunter90

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Silly question. I am about to update to a 12th gen. system, and I already have a RTX2070 with PCIe 3.0. Motherboard would be a Z690 ROG Strix -f. Is PCIe 5.0 backwards compatible with 3.0? Will the motherboard adjust bus speeds automatically?

Thanks in advance.
 
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