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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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