Nvidia is investigating reports of RTX 4090 power connectors melting | Job Binary

Update: As for recent reports of power connectors melting on RTX 4090 graphics cards (there are now two on Reddit), Nvidia says it’s investigating and will be contacting card owners, The Verge reports. (Opens in a new tab).

We also spoke with Hardware Buster’s Aris Bitziopoulos to get his thoughts on the 12VHPWR power connector and overheating when bent. Aris is also the trusted PSU expert we hire for our best guide to PSU gaming (Opens in a new tab). In his test, which you can see in the video embedded below, bending a 12VHPWR cable close to the connector increased the temperature measured at the connection point by about 1°C.

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