Im trying to get my pci 1x slot to recognize any device but it just wont work. I have tried a wireless card in the slot and also a sound card but to no avail. I then tried booting into my windows installation on the same computer and windows didnt even recognize the hardware!

I have just updated the bios still no joy.

I read something about 20 lanes being available on this motherboard is there any chance my GFX card is horsing all 20 lanes to itself?

Any advice is greatly appreciated thaanks in advance.