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Antec - Give me your questions

Discussion in 'Antec' started by Aruffell, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Aruffell

    Aruffell The Don eTeknix Staff Forum Admin

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    I have spoken to the marketing co-ordinator of Antec and he has agreed for an interview which i will be posting on here.

    I of course, have my own questions, but this is your chance to ask him about Antec as a company and the products that they release and are releasing in the future.

    So, please post your questions in here so i can forward them on when i have an interview.

    Andy
     
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    "First there was the Nine Hundred. Then its baby brother the Three Hundred. Then its full tower big brother the Twelve Hundred. And most recently the Antec Nine Hundred 2, taking its looks from the successful Twelve Hundred. Whats in store next for Antecs ***** Hundred Gaming Case Series? Will there be a Micro-ATX version, say for example the Antec Two Hundred? "
     
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    P1000 Q's and future PSU lines (bigger and cheaper? vs corsair, thermaltake, and enermax) for 2009. Looking forward to this interview!!!
     
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    Antec make some of the best quality power supplies and cases around, plus have a wide range of computer and laptop cooling accesories. Where will the company venture next? We will see anything in the future such as an Antec Gaming Keyboard or Mouse?
     
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    When is the interview Andy? I've thought up some questions but I want to develop them more before I post them.
     
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    About a week and i will talk to Maurice at Antec and possibly line something up with Caterina at Akasa.

    Andy
     
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    Antec are clearly the market leaders when it comes to cases and power supplies, will they ever venture into components such as motherboards, hard drives, graphics cards etc...?
     
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    Are Antec going to try and become the market leader for power supplies again like back in the good ol days?
     
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    Keep the questions coming guys and girls :D

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    Is Antec so great that can give you 3 cases for a contest ?:)Cause i think their price on the products is "too big". I know, it makes great products, but come on, for a case i wouldn`t pay more than 50$.
     
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    I hope I'm not too late :rolleyes:

    Will Antec be branching out to manufacture CPU coolers? Is Antec going to be more aggressive marketing its products? I've noticed that NZXT, Coolermaster and Thermaltake have their own customer support forums, and they regularly run contests for their fans. Will Antec decide to follow this path sometime in the future?
     
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    BIG emphasis on "Coolers" i agree.

    The only Antec CPU Cooler i know of is only a Cheap one for SKTs 478/754/939.

    Pretty useless for todays Chips!
     
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    how about some probing on the reasoning for adopting the new form factor for PSU considering only their new cases fit them and not even their older cases support it. why the sudden cange (yes, mass production should be cheaper but why the move if not cheaper now and not quite as purposeful)
     
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    Just a comment to Antec. I wish they'd name the Nine Hundred Two (900 2?) as One Thousand or something. Calling it 900 2 is rather confusing...
     
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    Yea or the Antec 912, cos its based on the looks of the 1200.
    Or Antec 950? lol

    Too late for that now though i guess :rolleyes:
     
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    Oops! I didn't notice the dates in this thread, hehehe. Anyway, I like 950 better than 900-2 or 902 :)
     
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    Uhh,why is Coolermaster better than them? Why does my Antec 1200 have to be so hard?
    I.E. why did they use some of the cheapest methods for constructing the side panels? My left side panel is currently broken right now.

    I mean I thought the whole point of the entire case weighing about 35 pounds empty was so that it had solid,stable,not-made-out-of-stamped-thin sheet metal panels.
    I guess I was wrong.
     
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    So that you will be forced to buy another Antec case, perhaps?
     
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    Yay for the Ford, GM, slash Chevy theory.... I wish this were less true but some companies feel if you make something good enough for 3 years in the computer industry then it has outlived its worth and should be replaced (so why make it last longer).

    Antec is starting to shift in a better direction though with customers looking for better, more value. TruPower PSU and their new form factor (CTX) PSU both carry 5 year warranty (like all PSU should, imho). Hopefully this will carry over to the rest of their lines after they see more returning customers (i.e. people get things if they think the value is there.)
     
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    Warranty is a sales gimmick big time nowadays.

    3, 4, 5 Years Warranty.

    Appealing yea.

    But if a component lasts you 3 years, you probably arn't even going to bother getting it swapped under warranty if it packs up especially if its obsolete and there are newer components so much faster/efficient out and affordable.

    5 Years for a Power Supply? Whats the point. You will probably upgrade it within that amount of time anyway unless you go for a 1000W or something.

    Future Proofing is a non-existant term in the computer industry nowadays.
    Alot happens in 1 to 2 Years, let alone 3-5 Years :/
     

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