April 28, 2009 08:00 ET

Antec Presents Smaller, Versatile Hard Drive Enclosure With MX-25

New 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure From Antec Delivers Feature-Rich Performance, Convenient Functionality

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - April 28, 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 the MX-25 hard drive enclosure, the latest addition to Antec's VERIS family of media components. The MX-25 2.5" external hard drive enclosure is designed to offer users versatility, ease of use, and robust data transfer capability.

The MX-25 supports 2.5" SATA hard drives up to 500GB, and features a dual USB 2.0 plus eSATA interface for data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps and 3Gbps, respectively. No external power adapter is required; users are able to simply install their drive, connect to their computer, and start transferring their data. The MX-25 also includes a three-head USB cable and compatibility with the latest operating systems, including Windows 2000™, XP™, Vista™ and Macintosh OS X™.

The smallest of Antec's hard drive enclosures, the MX-25 provides lightweight portability. The MX-25 weighs 0.4 pounds, and the streamlined design with black finish makes it suitable for use at home, in the office, or on the road. The durable casing and sturdy hard drive cage also ensures that your critical data is not only portable, but protected.

The MX-25 is designed to give users the features of larger hard drive enclosures, while delivering convenience and mobility. The MX-25 will join the MX-1 and MX-100 in Antec's VERIS family of media components, presenting users with three different choices for portable data storage.

"External hard drive enclosures are a great way for users to add more capacity to their existing systems," said Scott Richards, senior vice president of Antec. "The MX-25 is a fantastic enclosure for users who require robust functionality alongside lightweight portability."

The MX-25 is available now for an estimated price of $39.95 through major retailers, e-tailers and distributors. The MX-25 is backed by Antec's Quality 3-Year Limited Warranty. For additional product information and full technical specifications, please visit

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 the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, 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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