Nvidia investigates RTX 4090 power line fires and melts

BY - Akkas Molla

According to Nvidia, it is looking into two allegations of faulty power cords for its most recent graphics cards.

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For its RTX 40-series cards, the firm switched to a new 12VHPWR power connection early this year.

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According to Nvidia representative Bryan Del Rizzo's reply to The Verge, "We are looking into the allegations."

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We are in touch with the original owner and will get in touch with the other to get further details.

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There are worries that, if the wires are twisted in a certain manner, getting too near to the connection might result in problems.

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Images, which are the consequence of severe bends made during testing, depict several ways a connection could melt or burn.

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Avoiding the adapter completely or being very cautious with how you place or bend it may be the best course of action.

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There aren't many new ATX 3.0 power supply available now, but they will help.

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