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Antec Announces a New Digital Maximum Performance PSU Series at Computex

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Antec is pleased to announce the development of a new digital power supply series called the "High Current Pro Platinum GRIDTM" ("HCPP GRIDTM") and is today showcasing prototypes at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan.

Scheduled for release in Q4 of 2013, the High Current Pro Platinum GRIDTM series will be engineered on a totally new platform utilizing digital PM Bus/I2C technology and a custom developed software which allows users to take control of the PSU on an array of operating systems which include Microsoft 32-bit & 64-bit Windows platforms 8 (Desktop), 7, Vista® & XP.

The High Current Pro Platinum GRIDTM series will consist of an 850W model (HCP-850 Platinum GRID) and a 1200W model (HCP-1200 Platinum GRID). Both models will have mostly similar features like their HCP Platinum main series siblings, except for the GRIDTM PSU control software & digital technology, which replaces the OC LinkTM along with a white LED double ball bearing fan with on/off function.

It goes without saying that the remaining features are state-of-the-art as well. Not only does the High Current Pro Platinum GRIDTM series feature a fully modular design, but it also includes cutting-edge and patented 16-pin sockets as well as a 20+8-pin MBU socket for the needs of tomorrow.

Features & specifications include:

  • 80 PLUS® PLATINUM certified efficiency,
  • 7 years of Antec's renowned warranty and lifetime global support.
  • All Japanese heavy-duty capacitors;
  • Engineered to run at 50°C without compromises on safety
  • Triple rail design
  • Protected 9-fold by the CircuitShieldTM IC.

Antec takes pride in developing GRIDTM as the first truly user-friendly PSU control software. It avoids mindless writes to the hard drive and is neither using APIs or DLLs, which would cause crashes while running many contemporary games or RAID arrays.

Stay tuned for more updates on the development of HCP Platinum GRIDTM" throughout the year.

About Antec

For 27 years, Antec, Inc. has been the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, being the pioneer and market leader for quiet, efficient and innovative products such as the P280 and SOLO II enclosures as well as for their award-winning PSUs having the lowest returns in the industry.

Antec continues to further the industry with performance-rich enclosures, efficient power supplies, reliable cooling components, the cutting-edge Antec Advance accessories line, and the Antec Mobile Products (A.M.P).

Founded in 1986, Antec is headquartered in Fremont, California, with additional offices in The Netherlands, Germany, China and Taiwan.