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SAPPHIRE tweaks RX Vega 64 NITRO+, drops to 2 x 8-pin PCIe

SAPPHIRE's refreshed Radeon RX Vega 64 NITRO+ goes from 3 x 8-pin PCIe to 2 x 8-pin PCIe.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Jun 5 2018 6:54 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:51 AM CST

Computex 2018 - SAPPHIRE is one of the only AIB partners that released a custom Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card, but their flagship RX Vega 64 NITRO+ used an insane 3 x 8-pin PCIe power connectors which was truly over the top.

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At Computex this year, the company was showing off a new refreshed version of the RX Vega 64 NITRO+ that has just 2 x 8-pin PCIe power connectors, losing an entire 8-pin PCIe power connector in the process.

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I've asked for a sample of this refreshed version, which should be in the GPU review labs in the coming weeks.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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