Antec’s Online Charity Auction Goes Live in Support of AmeriCares, Haitian Relief Stephen Fung April 10, 2010 Press Release Fremont, CA – April 7, 2010 – Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, is proud to announce its online auction to benefit Haitian relief. Two one-of-a-kind modded gaming chassis will be up for auction from April 7 until April 15: The ”BULLET”, a modified Antec Six Hundred and the “STARFIRE” based on the best-selling Antec Nine Hundred Two. Both cases are bespoke, customized enclosures by notable case-modder and maker of the famous ION Cube PC case, Bill Owen of Mnpctech.com. Online bidding for both items opens at 10am PDT on April 7. All proceeds generated by the online auction will go to benefit AmeriCares, a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization, dedicated to restoring health and saving lives by delivering donated medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid to people in need. For a preview of the items and instructions on how to bid, please visit www.facebook.com/AntecInc. WHO: Antec, Inc. WHAT: In support of AmeriCares Haiti earthquake relief efforts, Antec’s online charity auction will offer bidders an opportunity to win either a modded Six Hundred “BULLET” or Nine Hundred Two “STARFIRE” gaming case. All proceeds raised through the auction will benefit AmeriCares. The Six Hundred “BULLET” case is available at http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260581614343&ssPageName=STRK:MESCX:IT The Nine Hundred Two “STARFIRE” case is available at http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260581621616&ssPageName=STRK:MESCX:IT WHEN: Online auction begins April 7, 2010 at 10am PDT and ends April 15, 2010. WHERE: Please visit www.facebook.com/AntecInc for instructions on how to participate. For additional information about AmeriCares, visit http://www.americares.org/. 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 Nine 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: www.antec.com for more information. About AmeriCares AmeriCares is a nonprofit global health and disaster relief aid organization, which delivers medicines, medical supplies and aid to people in crisis around the world. Since it was established in 1982, AmeriCares has distributed more than $9 billion in humanitarian aid around the world and across the United States. For more information, log on to www.AmeriCares.org. About Mnpctech.com Founded in 2001, by Bill “Monster Mawd” Owen, Mnpctech.com has since modified computers into unique custom designs for clientele around the world. Clients range from enthusiasts who want the ultimate gaming PC to large corporations who want a show piece to market their products. In 2002, Mnpctech.com expanded into design and manufacture of its own line of case modding accessories. In 2007, “Monster Mawd” was the first professional modder to be commissioned by computer processor giant AMD. For more information, visit www.mnpctech.com. Share This With The World!