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Right-Angle 16-pin Connector May Save A Lot of RTX 4090 GPUs

seasonal (opens in new tab) (via HXL (opens in new tab)) hinted at a sample of the brand’s upcoming 90-degree 16-pin power connector for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 40 series graphics cards. This design may mitigate meltdown issues with the GeForce RTX 4090’s standard 16-pin power adapter.

So far, there have been 3 user reports of the 16-pin power adapter melting. Admittedly, this is a minority when compared to the number of his GeForce RTX 4090 graphics cards Nvidia has sold. Therefore, it is possible that the victim has not yet come forward. However, Nvidia wasted no time investigating the situation, as the issue could potentially pose a fire hazard, as this is a serious issue.

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