Antec Launches HCP-1300 Platinum Power Supply For Extreme Crypto Mining Rigs

Subject: General Tech | February 28, 2014 - 12:07 AM |
Tagged: power supply, HCP-1300, antec, 80 Plus Platinum

Antec has released a new high capacity HCP-1300 Platinum power supply fit for the highest-end workstations and cryptocurrency mining rigs. The 80 PLUS Platinum rated PSU is up to 94% efficient meaning less wasted electricity and more profit for miners running power hungry GPU farms. The HCP-1300 Platinum, as the name implies can deliver up to 1300W to the system, including 10 PCI-E power connectors.

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The new PSU uses a fully modular design with a look towards the future. Antec is using 16-pin cable connectors for future modular cables as well as a 20+8 pin motherboard connector to accommodate future ATX motherboards that might require an additional four power pins over today's 20+4 pin boards. A 135mm fan keeps the internal components cool at high loads. Other enthusiast-friendly features include CircuitShield technology and an OC Link connector. The OC Link allows adventurous enthusiasts and miners to connect two HCP-1300 Platinum power supplies together and have them work in tandem to power a single ultra high end system (hopefully you miners attempting this are plugging the PSUs into dedicated AC circuits!).

This enthusiast PSU comes at a premium, however. In fact, the Antec HCP-1300 Platinum will set you back $312 for a single unit. On the bright side, it does come with a generous seven year warranty.

Will this beastly power supply be at the heart of your next Dream System?

Source: eTeknix
February 28, 2014 | 08:58 PM - Posted by biohazard918

But can you arc weld with it?

March 1, 2014 | 12:55 AM - Posted by Tim Verry

Probably :)

March 1, 2014 | 12:21 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

AHAHAHAHHA SUCKERS!! Bitcoin market crashed thanks to Mt. Gox going bankrupt!!! AHAHHAA, that will teach you retards for buying all those AMD video cards that are ONLY for gaming. Now enjoy your FAILS!!

March 1, 2014 | 02:24 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Meh can get EVGA supernova 1300 wit 10 year warranty for 199

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