Potential causes of melting Nvidia RTX 4090 power connector ‘disaster’ identified

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A solution to the ongoing saga of Nvidia’s melty RTX 4090 (opens in new tab) 16-pin power adapters just took a step in the right direction thanks to some in-depth analysis at Igor’s Lab. The German tech site has identified two different manufacturers (opens in new tab) of the infamous 12VHPWR connector and found one is significantly more prone to overheating issues (opens in new tab), deeming it a “complete disaster”.

The manufacturers in question are NTK and Astron, with the latter’s…

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