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GeForce RTX 4090 continue to suffer from the melting of the power connector, and in the new case, even the reinforced cable did not save

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Recently, there has been no information on new cases of fire or melting of power connectors for GeForce RTX 40 video cards on the Web, and one might think that the problem has mysteriously disappeared. But no, and the new case indicates that the quality of the cable is definitely not the deciding factor.

GeForce RTX 4090 continue to suffer from the melting of the power connector, and in the new case, even the reinforced cable did not save

CableMod was one of the first to respond to the RTX 4090’s issues by offering their own reinforced cables. And now a description of the case appeared on the Web when such a cable did not save the 12VHPWR connector from melting.

The owner of the RTX 4090 posted his case on the Reddit forums and CableMod quickly contacted him. It turned out that the video card itself, despite the problem, remained in working order. Moreover, CableMod claims that if the 3D card failed due to their cable, they would replace the adapter themselves for the owner.

GeForce RTX 4090 continue to suffer from the melting of the power connector, and in the new case, even the reinforced cable did not save

But it is important to note that there are indirect indications that the cable could still be connected incorrectly, that is, not completely. This is hinted at by the nature of the damage to the cable connector. However, this has not yet been proven.

In any case, the problems with the RTX 4090 have not disappeared, although in the last month there were either no such reports at all, or they passed by the media.

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We waited two months and we will wait another two weeks. AMD told when it will release a new driver for Radeon RX 6000 and other cards (older)

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We waited two months and we will wait another two

AMD top manager Frank Azor, who is responsible for the direction of gaming solutions, promised users of 3D cards Radeon RX 6000 and older a new Adrenaline driver: it will appear within two weeks.

We waited two months and we will wait another two weeks.  AMD told when it will release a new driver for Radeon RX 6000 and other cards (older)

The situation, if not extraordinary, is rather strange: since the release of the Radeon RX 7000 line, the company has consistently updated the driver for them four times already, while for models based on the RDNA2 architecture (that is, the Radeon RX 6000) and older, not a single driver has been released.

We waited two months and we will wait another two weeks.  AMD told when it will release a new driver for Radeon RX 6000 and other cards (older)

In general, the company adheres to the strategy of releasing a unified Adrenaline driver for all models of its video cards (at least for those based on the RDNA3 and RDNA2 architectures), and Frank Azor once again confirmed this. But only recently the implementation of this strategy has stalled.

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The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can be 20-25% faster than the RTX 3060 Ti. Tests of Nvidia adapter based on GPU AD106 appeared

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The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can be 20 25 faster than

The first test results of an Nvidia video card based on the AD106 GPU in its full configuration have appeared on the Web.

The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can be 20-25% faster than the RTX 3060 Ti.  Tests of Nvidia adapter based on GPU AD106 appeared

What this model will be called is still unclear, but based on early leaks, it could be the GeForce RTX 4060 Ti. True, those very leaks attributed to it a little less CUDA cores, that is, the GPU will be slightly cut.

So, the AD106 configuration allegedly includes 4608 CUDA cores. Also, the specified video card has 8 GB of memory and probably a 128-bit bus. Tests in AIDA64 are not related to reality, but the results in 3DMark are already more useful.

The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can be 20-25% faster than the RTX 3060 Ti.  Tests of Nvidia adapter based on GPU AD106 appeared

The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti (let’s call it that for convenience) was compared with the RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 2080 Super. You can see that the new product, depending on the test, is either a little faster or a little slower than the RTX 3070 Ti. We can say that there is parity between the cards. At the same time, the TDP of the novelty is 180 W versus 290 W for the RTX 3070 Ti.

The GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can be 20-25% faster than the RTX 3060 Ti.  Tests of Nvidia adapter based on GPU AD106 appeared

According to the leaks, the RTX 4060 Ti will receive not 4608 CUDA cores, but 4352 cores, that is, about 5% less. Accordingly, the performance may be a little less, but here the situation will also depend on the frequencies. Either way, if the information is correct, the RTX 4060 Ti will be about 20-25% faster than the RTX 3060 Ti. However, at the same time, you need to understand that the new product can be more expensive, because so far in the RTX 40 line, this is exactly the situation relative to the RTX 30.

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Nvidia quietly released the most powerful version of the GeForce RTX 3060, but it only has 6 GB of memory

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Nvidia quietly released the most powerful version of the GeForce

Nvidia seems to have quietly released another version of the GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. A version with the GA106 GPU in its full configuration has been added to the TechPowerUp database.

Nvidia quietly released the most powerful version of the GeForce RTX 3060, but it only has 6 GB of memory

That is, such an adapter has 3840 CUDA cores versus 3584 cores for the regular RTX 3060. By the way, the mobile RTX 3060 just has the same 3840 CUDA cores, but due to significantly lower frequencies, of course, it cannot compete with the desktop version.

The source says the new RTX 3060 is already in use in some off-the-shelf PCs from Asus, Dell, MSI and others. At the same time, such a card may not appear in retail.

Interestingly, the memory capacity of the new modification is only 6 GB, that is, half as much as the original card. As a reminder, there is also a retail RTX 3060 with 8 GB of memory and a 128-bit bus, which was introduced at the end of last year.

How critical 6 GB of memory will be for the RTX 3060 is difficult to say without tests, but the mobile versions have exactly this amount of memory.

The source suggests that the new version was released in order to get rid of the GA106 GPU stock faster.

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