The original 16-pin ATX 3.0 cable also melts when connected to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 device.
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 is the latest graphics card from the company. Its physical size and strength were said to be unparalleled. However, since its release, the graphics card has been mentioned To heat the connection, melt the connection port and cable. A recent post on Reddit now shows that the original ATX 3.0 power supply that used the 12VHPWR power connector is now experiencing the same fusing issues.
Numerous cases have been confirmed online of a 16-pin power adapter becoming a fire hazard. NVIDIA is Investigating reports The partners are required to send the defective cards to the company. This will allow the company to look not only at the base graphics card but also at the custom cards made by their partners to find out what’s causing the problem and force the problem as quickly as possible.
The latest version pop up Facebook Draws a picture of the user using the MSI GeForce RTX 4090 Gaming X Trio 24G GPU with MEG AI1300P PSU (also manufactured by MSI). While the user was aware of known issues with the NVIDIA RTX 4090 series, they used an ATX 3.0 PSU for the original 12VHPWR connector to avoid the 16-pin adapter altogether but despite using the original 16-pin cable connector, it ended up with. burn.
The pictures show that not only does the connector port look like some of the fusible connections have kicked in, but the cable also showed instant wear. The user did not bend the cable, which is a known issue since the beginning of the first few cases. MSI contacted the user to replace the GPU and PSU. It is not known if the use of a third party or partner component is the source of the overheating problem or if the problem lies with the design of the card, cable, etc.
While the true source of the problem is unknown, the number of cases continues to rise without any complete fixing of the problem. This will worry users even more because the most important deterrent for new users buying the card for the first time or returning consumers looking to upgrade to the latest generation have to pay close to $1,600 for the latest NVIDIA graphics card.
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