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Nvidia Ampere’s 12-pin power and up to 850W PSU requirements confirmed by Seasonic – PC Gamer AU

Nvidia’s next-generation Ampere graphics cards will likely use the new connection in some capacity.



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A new 12-pin PCIe power adapter purportedly set to be used with the Nvidia Ampere generation graphics cards has been confirmed by a power supply manufacturer. The new connector takes a 2×8-pin power direct from the PSU and shrinks it down into a single 12-pin connector.
What wasn’t clear from the initial rumours, and not made obvious until Andreas Schilling over at HardwareLuxx received a Seasonic-made connector, is the scale of this new 12-pin configuration. It’s considerably smaller than a 2x…

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