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Journeyman III

Brand new Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB running on PCIE 3 x2 instead x4!? Please help

Hello yall, so i manage to save money to get myself a nice speedy Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB today. But the problem is my 970 EVO Plus is running on PCIE 3 x2 instead 4 report by Samsung Magician and CrystalDiskinfo! Speed read and write are in 1700ish MB/s. Anyone knows how to fix this?! I have the 970 EVO Plus install in M2_1 slot underneath cpu. And according to the manual, that slot is for pcie 3 x4 nvme drive.

Windows 10

ASUS ROG Strix X470-F

Ryzen 7 3700x

RX 590

4 sata drives and 1 cd/dvd sata. Total is 5 sata devices.

Online manual here:

Bios manual here:

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Have downloaded and installed Samsung NVME drivers?

AMD Ryzen 7 3700x, Asus Tuf Gaming RX 6700 XT, Asus TUF Gaming x570 Plus, 32gb G.Skill TZ neo 3600mhz, Samsung 980pro 1tb NVME, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1tb NVME, Lian Li Galahad AIO 240mm, Antec Titanium 1kw.