Fremont, CA – February 16, 2012 – Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces EarthWatts Platinum, the latest in its series of power supplies. With the addition of EarthWatts Platinum, Antec has effectively upgraded the EarthWatts family of energy-conscious power supplies to the highest standard of efficiency.
With 450W, 550W and 650W models in its desktop lineup, EarthWatts Platinum
ensures that environmentally-conscious corporations and energy-savvy end users
alike can take advantage of the benefits of 80 PLUS® PLATINUM efficiency.
– As one of the industry’s first mainstream 80 PLUS® Platinum certified PSUs,
EarthWatts Platinum offers an ideal combination of industry-leading
reliability, guaranteed continuous power and up to 93% energy efficiency
compared to prior models, saving users on average up to 25% on their electric
Whisper Quiet –
Simple 120mm two ball-bearing fan controlled by Antec’s renowned Thermal
Manager and CircitShield™ operates with minimal noise even at full load.
– EarthWatts employs fully-protected High Current +12V rails with high load
capabilities to ensure maximum CPU and GPU compatibility. It’s designed with
100 percent Japanese capacitors, ensuring maximum DC stability and regulation.
– Patented CircuitShield™ includes voltage, current, power, under voltage, and
short circuit protection which automatically shuts down the PSU to prevent
further system damage.
“The 80 PLUS® PLATINUM certified power supplies have so far only been
available in higher wattage classes and not for the everyday gamer,” said
Mafalda Cogliani, Global Marketing Director at Antec. “Our EarthWatts Platinum
power supplies enable more mainstream users and system builders to truly make a
difference in their total energy consumption, benefiting both monthly electric
bills as well as the environment.”
The Antec EarthWatts Platinum power supply series is available in the US on
Newegg, Central Computers, Buy.com, and Provantage and in Canada on NCIX and
Canada Computers at the following MSRPs:
EA-450 Platinum USD
EA-550 Platinum USD
About Antec, Inc.
For 26 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. Antec
remains an industry pioneer and market leader for quiet, efficient and
innovative products such as the P280 and SOLO II enclosures, and it has been
independently recognized as the most reliable power supply manufacturer.
Antec continues to push the industry to its limits with many state-of-the art
products like the Mini-ITX-made enclosures, the ISK Series, and the functional,
efficiently cooled Eleven Hundred gaming enclosure. Antec also paves the path
for in the PSU market with the environmentally-safe EarthWatts Series, the
office-friendly VP Series for efficient, quiet power, and the gamer-specialized
HCG and HCP Series for hours of reliable, continuous power. soundscience, a
subsidiary of Antec, Inc., was created to manufacture products audio and
video-enabled lifestyle products for the PC and home entertaining markets, such
as the rockus speaker system.
Founded in 1986, Antec is headquartered in Fremont, California, with
international marketing headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Antec has additional
offices in The Netherlands, China and Taiwan. Please visit Antec
online for more information.
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