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Antec

October 19, 2010 08:00 ET

Media Alert: Antec High Current Pro Available for Pre-Order Today

Antec's New High Current Pro 1200-Watt Power Supply Available for Online Pre-Order at Newegg.com

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, announced today that the High Current Pro HCP-1200 -- Antec's newest high-performance 1200-watt power supply -- is available for pre-order through Newegg.com. The HCP-1200 is part of Antec's High Current Pro series of power supplies designed to offer professional-level power for high-end gaming, design and mission-critical server applications.

The HCP-1200 is Antec's first 80 PLUS Gold® certified 1200-watt power supply and delivers its rated Continuous Power with up to 92% efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100% loads, even at up to 50°C. The HCP-1200 also features 100% Japanese-brand capacitors, built upon heavy-duty dual PCB construction to provide the utmost reliability with superior airflow and heat dissipation. This unique layout allows for the HCP-1200's 80 mm Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) double-ball bearing fan to efficiently provide inaudible cooling.

With high-load +12V rails that feature heavy-gauge 16 AWG High Current lines, power flows fully protected, providing a combination of safe high-amperage and ultra-low resistance. The HCP-1200 is also backed by Antec's Quality 5-Year (AQ5) Limited Warranty on parts and labor.

The HCP-1200 is available now for pre-order at Newegg.com and is set to hit store shelves on October 26. Pre-order the HCP-1200 through http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371043&cm_re=high_current_pro-_-17-371-043-_-Product.

WHAT: Antec's High Current Pro HCP-1200 power supply features:

  • 80 PLUS Gold® certification, delivering its rated 1200-watts of Continuous Power with up to 92% efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100% loads, even at up to 50°C

  • 100% Japanese-brand capacitors built upon heavy-duty dual-layer PCB construction to provide extreme reliability with superior heat dissipation

  • Heavy-duty dual PCB construction provides the utmost reliability with superior airflow and heat dissipation. This unique layout allows for the HCP-1200's 80 mm Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) double-ball bearing fan to efficiently provide inaudible cooling

  • High Current Hybrid Cable Management: includes a 10-pin connector for high-current application, the HCP Series features low wire-transmission loss as well as better cable management for airflow

  • High-performance full-bridge topology: Full-bridge topology means a higher DC-to-DC voltage regulator module working frequency that stabilizes output voltage and makes your system more reliable and energy-efficient

WHY: Pre-order now to be one of the first to experience the new HCP-1200's advanced design and rich professional-level power for serious gaming, workstation and mission-critical server applications.

WHEN: Pre-order through Newegg.com now at: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371043&cm_re=high_current_pro-_-17-371-043-_-Product and purchase in-stores on October 26

PRICING: The HCP-1200 is available for an estimated price of $299.99

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 gaming 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 www.antec.com for more information.

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