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Asus unveils RTX 4070 graphics card without 8-pin power connectors

During its Computex 2023 showcase, Asus revealed an intriguing concept graphics card. Based on the RTX 4070 GPU, this graphics card stands apart from the rest thanks to its unconventional power delivery method. Unlike traditional graphics cards that require standard power connectors, this concept card draws power directly from the …

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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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RTX 4090 adapter issues can be solved with redesign

If you've been paying attention to PC hardware news lately, then you likely know about the issues with Nvidia's 12VHPWR adapter for the RTX 4090. Some customers using these adapters have experienced major issues, seemingly due to poor construction of the adapter itself. There might be a fix though.  Following …

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