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March 28, 2011 11:24 ET

Antec's Resident Overclocking Champion Breaks Two World Records Using HCP-1200 PSU

Unmatched PSU Overclocking Performance in 4-Way SLI® and Crossfire™ Configurations

TAIPEI, TAIWAN--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - In its 25th anniversary year, Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today announced it has set two new world records on 3DMark06 and 3DMark03, using Antec's renowned High Current Pro series HCP-1200 power supply to simultaneously power four high-end intensive graphics cards with a power consumption up to 1700 watts.

The world record scores of 48,096 marks on 3DMark06 with four Radeon® HD 5870 graphic cards in 4-way Crossfire™, and a 3DMark03 score of 233,433 marks in 4-way SLI®-configuration with GeForce® GTX 580 cards were achieved by Nick Shih, current world-wide leading overclocker. Both scores represent the unrivaled overclocking capabilities of Antec's HCP-1200 PSU and how the unparalleled performance of Antec's HCP-1200 is engineered to satisfy the needs of PC enthusiasts and overclockers for high-performance, compatibility and stability.

"The High Current Pro series is positioned as the premium power supply line that provides customers with outstanding performance," said Christoph Katzer, Director of Business Unit 2, Power Supplies, at Antec. "Antec is delighted to have its HCP-1200 set not one, but two, new world records, and the successes achieved prove Antec's continued commitment to providing top-rated products to its customers."

Based on server and workstation technology, the High Current Pro series is crafted to withstand long hours of intense work. Reliability-boosting PSU features on the High Current Pro include all Japanese-brand capacitors and unmatched high-amperage High Current outputs that ensure graphics card compatibility. Together, these attributes provide the rock-solid stability required for cutting-edge gaming and professional systems.

The HCP-1200 with 1200 watts of Continuous Power achieves the 80 PLUS® Gold certification level, delivering power with up to 92% efficiency. In addition, a cool-running dual double-layer PCB and onboard DC to DC converters provide substantial voltage stability, making the system more reliable and energy-efficient, and features none of the annoying pitch noise typically found in higher-power 80 PLUS® Gold certified PSUs.

About Antec, Inc.

Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, is recognized world-wide as a pioneer in the industry, and has maintained its role as market leader and international provider of quiet, efficient and innovative products. 

Now in its 25th anniversary year celebration, Antec has 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, innovative state-of-the art LanBoy Air and Skeleton cases, critically acclaimed Sonata line of Quiet Computing™ enclosures, 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 High Current 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 gaming enclosure, the Nine Hundred Two. Antec also offers a line of computer accessories comprising many original products, including its patented LED fans and notebook cooling solutions.

Founded in 1986, 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 world-wide. Please visit www.antec.com for more information.

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