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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-17-2017, 01:22 PM
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Short answer: yes.

Longer answer: Your CPU offers 16 PCI-e 3.0 lanes that would be allocated to x16 slots. If you're only using one slot, it will allocate all 16 lanes to that slot. The M.2 slots are supplied lanes from the Z370 chipset.

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