“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.”

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About the High Current Power, Low Cost Power Supply PSU series

Antec’s High Current power supplies are the perfect PSU combination of power and efficiency. The High Current Gamer features a high-power +12V rail and special heavy-duty High Current connectors and cabling that supply extreme levels of power, and also superb efficiency thanks to 80 PLUS® Bronze certification and Active PFC. Highest-quality gold-plated connectors, Japanese-brand capacitors and quiet 135 mm double ball bearing fans complete the package. If loads of power, High Current engineering and extreme efficiency are what you’re after, the High Current Gamer is the PSU for you.

Features and Specifications


  • 520 watts of Continuous Power
  • 80 PLUS® Bronze certified – up to 88% efficient
  • High Current +12V rail for graphics card compatibility and over current protection (OCP) for safety
  • Quiet 135 mm double ball bearing cooling fan
  • All Japanese brand capacitors for reliability
  • Gold-plated High Current terminals for optimal conductivity
  • ATX12V version 2.3 and EPS12V version 2.91 compliant
  • Full industrial-grade protection:
    – Over current protection (OCP)
    – Over voltage protection (OVP)
    – Short circuit protection (SCP)
    – Over power protection (OPP)
  • Universal Input - works on any 100V – 240V grid
  • Active PFC with PF: 0.99 – less harmonic pollution and more savings on corporate electrical bills
  • MTBF: 100,000 hours
  • Meets ErP Lot 6: 2010 requirement: 5Vsb < 1W
  • Safety: cUL, TÜV, CE, CB, FCC, C-TICK, CCC, BSMI, Gost-R
  • AQ3 Antec Quality 3 year limited warranty on parts and labor
  • Unit Dimensions
    – 3.4″ (H) x 5.9″ (W) x 6.3″ (D)
    – 86 mm (H) x 150 mm (W) x 160 mm (D)
  • Package Dimensions
    – 4.5″ (H) x 10.9″ (W) x 7.1″ (D)
    – 115 mm (H) x 273 mm (W) x 181 mm (D)
  • Weight
    – Net : 4.3 lbs / 2.0 kg
    – Gross : 5.7 lbs / 2.6 kg


PSU Output table:
Antec High Current Gamer PSU PDF Description

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