According to NorthridgeFix, incidents of what’s been termed “user errors” with NVIDIA’s flagship GeForce RTX 4090 graphics cards spontaneously melting their power connectors due to their hazardous 12VHPWR power connector have significantly surged in frequency.

In November, we highlighted the seriousness of the issue with NVIDIA’s premium RTX 4090 graphics cards burning their power connectors. Despite being attributed solely to faulty cables and adapters, including those from CableMod, the problem was downplayed by the tech press and journalists.