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Fractal Design Newton R3
9.2 out of 10

Fractal Design Newton R3

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Overall 10
10

This is a BEAST

Trent H., Newegg
29 June 2015
  • Pros: This thing comes with an awesome pouch to hold all the extra plugs, its efficient, runs incredibly cool, and its powerful and its silent. It isn't overwhelmingly large and fits nicely the way it should.
  • Cons: some of the plugs don't easily fit through the grommeted holes on the Fractal Define R5 and took some force and finesse.
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Overall 10
10

Great PS

Dustin B., Newegg
4 January 2015
  • Summary: I also bought a tower from these guys and that too was very impressive, these Fractal guys are my new favorite company.
  • Pros: Top quality power supply. Reducing noise pollution in my office is very important to me and this PS is silent so far (but I haven't given it the test of time yet) and it's the highest quality PS I've used so far. It's modular and allows you to easily connect new cables to it to suit your needs, t...
  • Cons: No issues, love the product.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Power Supply

Lyam W., Newegg
30 November 2014
  • Summary: No issue with this one. Took about 15 minutes to open up my case, remove the old one, put in the new one, and hook up all the cables ALL WHILE EATING A PEANUT BUTTER AND HONEY SANDWICH IN MY OTHER HAND. NO LIE.
  • Pros: + price + performance + looks nice
  • Cons: - had to do math to reach this conclusion
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Overall 10
10

They thought of everything

Lyam W., Newegg
30 November 2014
  • Summary: I never heard about Fractal's stuff until Tek Syndicate did a few videos on their stuff. Really good stuff. As far as ordering things from anything online, there are risks. What I like to do is pop out my cell phone and just record the initial opening of the thing so I never have to worry about...
  • Pros: - Cables and Accessories that came with it. The roll up pouch thing works a lot better than the messy one that came with the Corsair HX750. - Long cables for bottom mount (I had a Corsair 300R and Fractal Design Define R4 which both are "ATX Mid Towers" and the cords with the Corsair HX750 could ...
  • Cons: - Ships from USA to Canada (if you're in Canada), so it takes a bit longer and costs more for things like express shipping.
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Overall 10
10

Great PSU

Coty H., Newegg
15 July 2014
  • Summary: It's a great company. Everything they make is solid. This PSU was no exception. i was pulling over 800 watts on a gold PSU and switch to this one. It dropped down to 714- 720. I would buy one again if the need was there.
  • Pros: Super efficient Lots of power Modular USA based tech support
  • Cons: Not enough peripheral molex connectors for my rig. Had to cut a SATA one and make my own for 2 extra 4 pin connectors
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Overall 2
2.0

Held up my build for weeks

Timothy H., Newegg
1 July 2014
  • Summary: The color of this supply is PURE white - no hint of ivory or off-white so it may not match your case exactly (unless you buy Fractal Design, I'm guessing).
  • Pros: Beautiful design, and seemingly solid construction. Very compact and will fight in tight spaces.
  • Cons: My system was shutting down within 2 seconds of being powered on. The PSU was so pretty (and expensive) that I didn't suspect it initially. When I DID begin to suspect it, a multimeter test on all hot pins showed normal voltages. I checked and re-checked for any grounding conditions that might be...
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Pierluc_M, NCIX.com
14 June 2014
  • Summary: I always believed Corsair was nothing else than a name while other companies like Fractal Design and EVGA are producing power supplies cheaper and better. This PS is the perfect example. a similar product with a Corsair sticker will cost you 250$.
  • Pros: -Price (200$ on sale), -80plus Platinum, -Able to power two 290x OC with a lot of components (3 HDD + 8 fans + a fan controller), -Design by a case maker (cable are the right length), -White
  • Cons: -White
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Overall 10
10

works like a dream

Anonymous, Newegg
4 May 2014
  • Pros: It works beautifully. Takes any abuse it received (lightning hitting a transformer outside my house and pushing 10,000 volts through my house) and it still runs perfect.
  • Cons: It doesn't give a continuous or a peak, it only says max power 800watts. Max continuous? Max peak? What is it?
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Overall 10
10

Superb

Gary L., Newegg
3 April 2014
  • Summary: I'm going for a quiet PC setup and this PSU works so perfectly in my Fractal Design Define Mini Case. It is many times quieter than my previous name-brand 600W PSU that this replaced. The fan on my previous name-brand PSU was louder than all my case fans and CPU fan combined.
  • Pros: - Very quiet. - Modular Cables.
  • Cons: - None
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective

Keith B., Newegg
20 January 2014
  • Summary: The process of building a computer from parts ordered online is a learning experience that can be most appreciated by someone who has time to spend on the trivial pursuit of computer knowledge and a working computer to use during the progression.
  • Pros: No complaints on the operation when it is working. Arching occurred from the first power up.
  • Cons: Arching occurs at point of AC cord insertion when pressure is applied to seat cord. Fear total failure. Return authorization requires payment of shipping cost ($20+) and with no power supply to replace this unit I would be stuck with $1200 worth of parts and no computer so keeping for now. Cannot...
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