December 01, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Alert: Antec Wins Custom PC and Award 2009 as "Best Chassis Manufacturer"

Combined Readership of Leading UK Magazine Custom PC and Review Site Vote Antec "Best Chassis Manufacturer 2009"

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today announced that the company has been voted "Best Chassis Manufacturer 2009" by the readership of the leading UK PC enthusiast magazine, Custom PC and the leading independent hardware review and PC modification site in the UK,

"We are very pleased to receive this award for the 'Best Chassis Manufacturer' category," said Scott Richards, senior vice president of Antec. "It's gratifying knowing our long-standing commitment of delivering innovative enclosures is recognized by consumers. Earning this influential award reinforces our enthusiasm for providing the finest products and excellent value to our users."

"Nearly 5,000 readers of the UK's number one PC hardware magazine and website voted in the Custom PC and awards this year and after voted Antec as 2009's 'Best Chassis Manufacturer,'" said Alex Watson, Group Editor, Custom PC and "Our readers are highly knowledgeable PC enthusiasts who are constantly looking for the best products for their computers, so Antec's victory is a terrific achievement and a vote of confidence in its designs. Congratulations to Antec, the awards were well deserved."

About Custom PC and

Covering the fields of hardware, technology, modding and gaming, Custom PC and are recognized as pioneering and influential titles by both readership and industry. is the leading destination for Computer Enthusiasts and Early Adopters. With more than 1 million unique visitors per month, is a market leading online publication for computer enthusiasts, hardcore gamers and early adopters. It is a popular destination for visitors seeking up-to-date reviews, news and discussion. To provide the ultimate magazine for PC enthusiasts with a passion for performance hardware and customization, delivered with wit, style and authority, Custom PC is the ultimate magazine for PC enthusiasts who want to read about the latest developments in PC technology, modding and overclocking.

About Antec, Inc.

Antec, Inc. is the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets. Founded in 1986, Antec is recognized as a pioneer in the industry and has maintained its position as a worldwide market leader and international provider of quiet, efficient and innovative products. Antec has also achieved great success in the distribution channel, meeting the demands of quality-conscious system builders, VARs and integrators.

Antec's offering of enclosures includes a wide range of cases, such as its advanced Performance One Series, economical New Solution Series and VERIS family of media components designed for the home theater PC market. Antec's products also include front line power supplies, such as its premium Signature Series, powerful TruePower Quattro Series and EarthWatts, one of the most environmentally friendly power supplies available. PC gamers are an increasingly significant consumer of performance components, and many Antec products are designed for the gaming demographic, like the premier gamer enclosure, the Nine Hundred. Antec also offers a line of computer accessories comprising many original products, including its patented LED fans and notebook cooling solutions.

Antec is headquartered in Fremont, California, with additional offices in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, as well as in Germany, China and Taiwan. The company's products are sold in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Please visit: for more information.

As part of its commitment to the gaming industry, Antec is a member of the non-profit PC Gaming Alliance, with Senior Vice President Scott Richards sitting on the board of directors.

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