[SOLVED] Slow SSD speed when using a Gen4 drive

I bought this SSD for my new Framework 16 laptop. But I’m only getting this speed.

Amazon.com: Silicon Power 4TB US75 Nvme PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 2280 SSD R/W Up to 7,000/6,500 MB/s (SP04KGBP44US7505) Compatible with Playstation 5 : Electronics

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This is showing that it should be Gen4 speeds

Are you performing these tests on battery? Try plugging in the device and running these tests again. There’s a setting in the BIOS that drops the PCIe speed to 3.0 while unplugged to save battery.

Yup that was it. Just running on battery.