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@TwoCables, thanks for all the info, greatly appreciated.

@amd655, cool, I'll might give it a try smile.gif

Both cards are reference cards by ASUS.

You're welcome.

I'm still not sure if this PSU should be trusted with overclocking. It's not the capacity I'm worried about (although, we're already looking at 600-700W while gaming with the 480s at stock), but it's the PSUs general quality. The Newton R2 isn't even on OCN's list of recommended PSUs: http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies The Newton R3 and the Tesla R2 series PSUs are, but not the Newton R2. To me, that says "don't trust this PSU with overclocking or even with a high-end system". That's just my take on it.
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You're welcome.

I'm still not sure if this PSU should be trusted with overclocking. It's not the capacity I'm worried about (although, we're already looking at 600-700W while gaming with the 480s at stock), but it's the PSUs general quality. The Newton R2 isn't even on OCN's list of recommended PSUs: http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies The Newton R3 and the Tesla R2 series PSUs are, but not the Newton R2. To me, that says "don't trust this PSU with overclocking or even with a high-end system". That's just my take on it.

The Newton R2 is an older ATNG made unit thats been discontinued think its not on the list as its both old and rare

But if i recall right it was not all that bad

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page530.htm
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The Newton R2 is an older ATNG made unit thats been discontinued think its not on the list as its both old and rare

But if i recall right it was not all that bad

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page530.htm

Oh, that explains its plain 80+ Certification. Back then, there were some pretty decent PSUs that had that rating. Although, I would guess that they're not as good by today's standards.
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