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Portal RTX is launching next week

Nvidia's in-house Lightspeed Studios has worked with several game developers in recent years to bring RTX features to various titles. During that time, this team has also created its own fully ray-traced remasters of games like Quake II and Minecraft. Next on the list is Portal RTX, which is officially launching in December. 

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Nvidia speaks out on melting RTX 4090 connectors

Nvidia has been investigating user reports of melting 12VHPWR connectors for a few weeks at this point. Through its own investigation last week, Gamers Nexus concluded that many of these cases are likely a mix of user error and design oversight. Now, Nvidia has followed up with a new statement on the matter, confirming it has received reports of 50 cases so far. 

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Loose cables, bending and debris behind melting 12VHPWR connectors

There has been much discussion around the 12VHPWR adapter shipping with Nvidia's new RTX 40 series cards after a few users reported issues with the connector overheating. We've seen plenty of theories on the root cause and even a dissection of the adapter, but reproducing the issue was proving to be tricky. The team over at Gamers Nexus spent weeks looking into this and running failure tests, and now, the results are in. 

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Nvidia ‘still investigating’ RTX 4090 12VHPWR adapter issues

It has been a few weeks since Nvidia revealed that it is investigating reports of dodgy 12VHPWR adapters shipping with RTX 4090 graphics cards. We've seen plenty of investigation into the matter from the tech press, but Nvidia itself has remained silent since the investigation began. That changed this week with Nvidia releasing a statement on the matter...

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KitGuru Games: Shootout – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II VS Overwatch 2

While some years see multiple major FPS games launching in the holiday season, this year we only have two and funnily enough, both have come from Activision. In October, Overwatch 2 finally launched and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II arrived, delivering the largest opening weekend in COD history. Many of us only have a limited amount of time to sink into a game, so which one should you pick this holiday season? 

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Weak adapter construction reportedly to blame for melting RTX 4090s

After users reported melting and burning RTX 4090 12VHPWR adapters, Nvidia launched its own investigation into the matter. We've yet to have an update from them, but the main issue at hand here may have already been discovered thanks to a dissection of Nvidia's 12VHPWR adapter. Simply put, the 12VHPWR connector itself should be safe, but the adapter Nvidia is shipping with its new graphics cards can cause some big problems. 

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