Hi! Can you please help me to understand how PCIe lanes and slots are operating and distributed for ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME on Core i9-7900X (44 PCIe lanes) in order to make my build and configuration possibe. My ultimate goal is to have 2 graphics cards in SLI mode together with storage subsystem made up from Intel Optane 905p PCIe x4 add-in card (available also in U.2 variant) for OS drive and either one or two Asus Hyper M.2 X16 card with total number of four M.2 PCIe x4 drives (e.g. Samsung 960 PRO 2TB) in VROC non-bootable RAID0 for data storage. No any other additional drives are going to be used (neither M.2_1 nor M.2_2). Is generally such confiuration possible and which slots should I use for the components to work properly? For instance, according to the manual x16/x8/x8/x8 PCIe configuration is supported, though as far I undestand only slots PCIex16_1 and PCIex16_3 could be used for graphics card and only 4 lanes are left available for PCIx8_4 slot while PCIex8_2 is disabled. How many lanes are left for other slots in reality? Will the rest of PCIx8_2 and PCIex8_4 slots be able to accomodate two Hyper M.2 X16 cards to operate in x8 mode each with two M.2 x4 drives in each of them and be able to create non-bootable VROC RAID0, and still use PCIex4_1 for Intel Optane 905p PICe x4 add-in card, or U.2 variant? Should I better use Intel M.2 drives (e.g. Intel 760p series) for VROC to work properly? Which PCIe slots are supporting PCIe bifurcation? Is it possible to accomodate 2 graphics card working in x8 mode via PCIe riser in PCIex16_1 slot and use PCIex16_3 slot for Asus Hyper M.2 X16 card in x16 mode, and PCIex8_4 slot for Intel Optane 905p x4 PCIe drive card? What happens if I insert graphics cards to slots PCIex8_2 and PCIe16_3, will the system operate and how many lanes are left for other slots? This subject is bit confusing and not self-explanatory from the manual, unfortunately. But the cost of equipment makes me stay 100% sure beforehand that it will work properly as it should. Thank you in advance for help and understanding!!