Antec's TPQ-1200-Watt Power Supply First to Pass NVIDIA GeForce GTX480 3-Way SLI Certification
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Antec's TPQ-1200-Watt Power Supply First to Pass NVIDIA GeForce GTX480 3-Way SLI Certification

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 06, 2010 -- Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today proudly announced its TPQ-1200-watt power supply unit (PSU) is among the industry's first 1200-watt PSUs to pass NVIDIA® 3-way SLI®-Ready certification. The TPQ-1200 PSU has undergone rigorous qualification and compatibility testing, earning it the prominent "NVIDIA SLI-Ready certified" recognition, giving PC enthusiasts the high-performance wattage and support needed to power up to 3 GeForce GTX 480 GPUs, the fastest consumer GPU available today.

NVIDIA 3-way SLI technology allows consumers to install multiple graphics cards in a single system, linking the performance together to provide scalability and increased performance to users in today's cutting-edge games., As one of the world's first 1200-watt PSUs to pass 3-way SLI-Ready certification, Antec's TPQ-1200 power supply supports up to 3 GeForce GTX 480 GPUs for enhanced gaming performance, including support for the upcoming NVIDIA 3D Vision™ Surround technology which expands the gaming experience across three monitors in full stereoscopic 3D.

The TPQ-1200 delivers superior performance on all levels and allows users to ultimately save more on operating costs, and improve the performance and reliability of their computer. The TPQ-1200 features the world's first PowerCache™ high-performance capacitor technology, to deliver an extra power reserve where and when it's needed the most, and is 80 PLUS® Silver certificated which makes it at least 85% efficient at a wide range of operating loads. Additionally, the TPQ-1200 supports quad core, Core i7 and Core i5 CPUs, quad GPUs, NVIDIA™ Quad SLI™-Ready certification and ATI CrossFire™ certification.

"Having one of the industry's first 1200-watt power supplies that meets NVIDIA 3-way SLI-Ready certification for three GeForce GTX 480 GPUs is a great honor," said Scott Richards, senior vice president of Antec. "With power demands for high-performance users, such as gamers, on the rise, the TPQ-1200 delivers superior performance on all levels. Earning this influential recognition reinforces our commitment for providing the finest products and excellent value to our users, and highlights Antec's superb engineering expertise and first-rate product development efforts."

"Gamers will want to pair our GeForce GTX 480 GPUs with the Antec TPQ-1200 PSU for building their ultimate PC gaming platform," said Tom Petersen, director of technical marketing at NVIDIA. "For the true enthusiast, this will be a truly compelling component configuration."

The TPQ-1200 is available now for an estimated price of $299.99 through major retailers, e-tailers and distributors. The TPQ-1200 is backed by Antec's Quality 5-Year limited warranty on parts and labor. For additional product information and full technical specifications, please visit For additional information about NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 GPUs, please visit

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 gamer enclosure, the Twelve 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: for more information.

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