Date: October 26th, 2006
Article by: Mike Carter (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Antec
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ANTEC TRUEPOWER TRIO 650 WATT INTRODUCTION
For me, the name Antec brings up a few memories. When I was searching for parts to build a new system in 1994, Antec was one of the few companies that provided a quality product a normal guy like me could afford. Over the years, I've used many Antec power supplies, and have always been very pleased with the product. Neat, clean, and stable, they have never let me down.
Antec has kindly allowed me to review their latest product, the TruePower Trio 650. Let's plug it in, and see if it lives up to the standards Antec has always strived for.
ANTEC CORPORATE PROFILE
How did Antec become the world's #1 brand of high-performance computer components?
The year was 1986. Starbucks had only a few stores. Don Johnson was actually cool. The average PC had less memory than today's cellphones. And in Fremont , California , a little company named Antec was born. Antec's first employees never imagined that their upstart firm would rise to the very top of the high-performance computer components industry. But rise it did. And rather swiftly, too.
So what can Antec do for you? That depends on who you are. If you're a computer user, and you'd like to upgrade your existing computer or build a new one yourself, we've got the computer cases, power supplies, cooling fans, lighting components, and accessories that you need. If you're a system builder or VAR, we'll help you deliver reliable and cost-effective systems to your customers. And if you're a retailer, we'll help you reach an explosively growing market: namely, “do-it-yourself” computer users who enjoy building and upgrading their own computers.
How do we do all this? Our product lineup includes a wide variety of unique computer cases, such as the elegant Lifestyle Series, ultra-powerful Performance One and Performance TX series, and the cost-effective Solution Series. Our world-class power supplies – including the TruePower 2.0 and SmartPower 2.0 lines – have won countless international awards for their reliable performance. Our flexible rackmounts are ideally suited to the demanding ISP, telecom, and networking markets. And for those of you who'd like to add a little visual flair to your computers, we offer an eye-catching range of fans, lights, and other PC accessories.
We're headquartered in Fremont , California , with additional offices in the Netherlands , Europe . We've also established distribution partnerships throughout Australia and Southeast Asia . So you'll find Antec products in over 25 countries. But no matter how large we grow, we'll never forget our mission: to give you the power you need to create the computer you really want. That's the Antec way. That's the Power of You.