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The Truth about PCIE 5.0 12VHPWR and ATX 3.0

There's been a lot of talk going around the internet about power supplies blowing up and the fear of using 12VHPWR adapters for the new NVIDIA 40 series of cards and it seems that so much of it is just confusion, and false information. With that in mind, we wanted to lay this all to rest so we hopped on a call with the man himself (JonnyGURU) to debunk any myths and to give you the facts straight, clear and to the point. Hopefully by watching this, you get a clear indication as to what's really going on.

00:00 Introduction
01:21 PCIe 5.0 Power Connector
04:35 3090 Ti Differences?
06:10 PCIe 5.0 Adapters
09:54 8-Pin Connector
13:24 Recent 'Failure' Rumours
16:58 30 Mating Cycles?
19:53 ATX 3.0 VS PCIe 5.0
25:41 Jonny's Experiences
27:17 Outro

Updated on: 28/09/2022

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