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Antec Announces Availability of HCP-1300 Platinum PSU For High-End Gamers

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  1. btarunr

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    Antec's High Current Pro Platinum series is the pinnacle of power supplies and fully modular with a revolutionary 20+8-pin MBU socket for future needs. Operating up to 94 per cent efficient, HCP-1300 Platinum PSU can reduce electricity bills by up to 25 per cent, when compared to other power supplies. The HCP-1300's innovative 16-pin sockets create a new level of flexibility by doubling the modular connectivity, supporting two different 8-pins connectors and allowing for future connector changes. Highest-quality components, 100% Japanese-made capacitors, and a quiet 135mm double ball bearing fan complete the package.

    The CircuitShield protection circuitry makes the HCP-1300 safe and reliable in any environment. The product has a seven-year warranty with 24/7 global online support service.This new power supply also has a fantastic feature for Bitcoin miners: the OC Link. It allows 2 HCP Platinum's to work in tandem to power the most demanding systems. To achieve a high rank as a Bitcoin miner, state of the art processors are a must. Such hardware requires not only stable and reliable power, but maximum energy efficiency to help minimize the operating costs. in the form of electricity and lots of PCI Express connectors for the many GPUs used. Arguably, no PSU in the world is as ready for this as Antec's the HCP-1300 Platinum with OC Link.

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    "Antec Power supplies have always been known for their high quality, functionality and reliability," says Jerome Francois, European Sales Director at Antec, Inc. "The Antec HCP-1300 Platinum PSUs are not only quieter and energy efficient, but also equipped to provide customers with enhanced flexibility and a complete modular cable design to ensure a rewarding, high-performance experience."

    Technical Specifications:
    • Guaranteed 1300W Continuous Power
    • 80 PLUS PLATINUM certified - Up to 94% efficient, to reduce your electricity bill
    • Save Energy and reduce your electricity bill by up to 25%
    • AQ7 - Antec Quality 7-year warranty and lifetime global 24/7 support
    • 16-pin Socket - Industry-leading 16-pin sockets double the modular connectivity by supporting 2 different
    • 8-pin cables per socket and allow for future connector changes
    • 28(20+8)-pin MBU socket - World's first socket for possible future MBU connectors
    • 135mm DBB Silence - Whisper-quiet, high-quality, long lasting, double ball bearing fan
    • Thermal Manager - An advanced low voltage fan control for optimal heat & noise management
    • High Current Rails - 4 High Current +12V rails with high load capabilities ensure
    • Maximum CPU & GPU compatibility
    • 100% +12V - Output for maximum CPU & GPU support
    • Multi PCI-E - 10 PCI-E connectors for multiple GPU support
    • OC Link - Allows 2 HCP Platinum's to work in tandem to power the most demanding systems
    • CircuitShield - Full suite of industrial grade protections: Over Current Protection (OCP), Over Voltage Protection (OVP), Under Voltage Protection (UVP), Short Circuit Protection (SCP), Over Power Protection (OPP), Over Temperature Protection (OTP), Surge & Inrush Protection (SIP), No Load Operation (NLO) & Brown-Out Protection (BOP)
    • All Japanese Heavy-Duty Caps - All high-performance Japanese capacitors ensure tightest DC stability and regulation
    • Phase Wave Design - A server-class full-bridge LLC design with a synchronous
    • Rectification based on a DC-DC topology
    • Stealth Wires - All wires darkened for minimal visibility in chassis
    For more information, visit the product page.
  2. Jorge

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    If this is manufactured by Seasonic it could be a good PSU but who really needs 1300w even for gaming? And who would need to use two of these in tandem?
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    1,300 watts for gaming isn't needed these days? I didn't even know...I currently have a 1,000 watt PSU that I've had for four years...is that still good for today's standards?
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    The other HCPs are Delta I believe. Seasonic is not the only good PSU maker around. 1300W is a bit overkill, but if you want headroom and is using quad SLI or something.

    1000w is A LOT. 90% of the gamers could do with 450W honestly.

    And if your unit is good or not depends entirely on what it is. If you bought it on ebay for €25 it was never good. If it's a Corsair or the old Antec HCP then it's probably still quite good.
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    These are what being sucked up for Litecoin mining rigs. While the price of the GPU cards have jumped up so the PSU's that run 4-5 card has skyrocked also. Quality units much over 1200W and you looking a $250-380 here in the States.
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  7. McSteel

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    This is made by Delta Electronics, as are all the High Current Pro models. Both performance and quality of these are absolutely top-notch, you just don't get any better than this, at least with the "traditional", analog-signaling PSUs. Absolute tech porn.
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    Seasonic are not the best PSUs. They are behind Delta (as this one), Superflower and Flextronics

    There is quad GPU gaming setups also mining. Because of mining there is lackness of high wattage PSUs in the market
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    80 PLUS PLATINUM rating? wow, this is very serious psu

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