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4090 16pin native cable issue...

dylvane

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I can't push it more. But it is not wiggling when i try to move it like Steve(GN) did in his video. But it "looks" like there is a gap. Is this okay?
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Did it click in?
 
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Your photos aren't clear enough to see...
 
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Nvidia recommends that you connect the power cable to the GPU before you connect your GPU to the MB. My best guess is that doing it this way allows you to use more upward and downward force while inserting the power cable into the GPU.

If the GPU is installed and you're pushing down hard trying to plug in the power cable, the MB may be flexing too much and you can't get enough upward force from it to make sure the power cable is plugged in all the way.
 
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I get it though, after all those melting stories.... I wouldn't feel 100% comfortable either with this piece of shit connector....
 
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I get it though, after all those melting stories.... I wouldn't feel 100% comfortable either with this piece of shit connector....
I feel you. Still, one would hope those stories are mostly just adapters, but I would be putting it in very carefully myself for sure...
 

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Nvidia recommends that you connect the power cable to the GPU before you connect your GPU to the MB. My best guess is that doing it this way allows you to use more upward and downward force while inserting the power cable into the GPU.

If the GPU is installed and you're pushing down hard trying to plug in the power cable, the MB may be flexing too much and you can't get enough upward force from it to make sure the power cable is plugged in all the way.
I did it that way but yeah.. and im using riser so i guess i can push down hard wihout worrying that much.

Hmm , maybe it's just me but I don't see any gap on those photos...
Really tiny white part. Im not sure too
 
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I say just use it and if things go wrong, you can tell us we're all fools and know nothing.
 
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Images are a bit blurry but if the connector is firm, you'll be okay. Enjoy your beast of a card, and hope that the damage is only done to your credit card bill for buying it :eek: :D
 

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It seems ok in this blurry picture. The 12 pin section looks like closed tightly. The "gap" at 4 sense pins connector is not really the gap but the partially opened cover.
 

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I didn't need AMD. Skilfull fingers were enough to fully plug the connector.
 
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All of the images are misfocused. If there is a gap, it's just a big blur. Try backing the phone away, you might be too close.
 
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yes but there is still a 1mm gap and I cannot pull or wiggle it.

see GN's video, if you can still wiggle it free you're doing it wrong, if not you're fine
 
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one sign of loose connector is the heat, just test it a little then check how hot the connector
if it's normal, it means it just sit right
 
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