Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti could require upgraders to rip out most of their PC

New rumors are doing the rounds that suggest the Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti, and other upcoming Ampere graphics cards, could require a new 12-pin PCIe connector to provide the requisite power – and if true this could prove very frustrating for potential upgraders.

While current Nvidia graphics cards usually use eight-pin connectors from the PSU (power supply unit) to run, but a new technical illustration suggests that Nvidia is looking at using a new 12-pin PCIe power connector, measuring around 19 x 14 x 8.35mm.

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