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lanes and cpus

Forum discussion tagged with lanes and cpus.
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    Help on CPU/Mobo lanes

    Is this correct? : Hdd (sata3, SATA 6, M.2, U.2, DVD) take 4 lanes each Peripherals (wifi cards, sound cards) take 4 lanes each GPU #1 takes 16 lanes GPU #2 tales 8 lanes GPU #3 takes 4 lanes. If the above is true do I need a CPU with 44 lanes to avoid switching??
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    ASRock z97 extreme 9 and PCIe lanes

    After hours of videos, guides, and forums, I am still confused about how pcie lanes from CPU's and mobos work so I was hoping someone can shed some more light for me. I currently have an i7 4790k which claims to have a max number of 16 lanes via up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4. However due to this...
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    Lanes vs cores

    Do the number of cores in a CPU determine the number of lanes? Which cpu has the most lanes?