Final Thoughts and Conclusions
Overall the HCG-900 900W PSU proved to be a good performer delivering excellent AC ripple suppression, quiet operation and good efficiency at an affordable price.  I was a little surprised to find only one 8-pin EPS12V connector instead of two and only four PCI-E connectors instead of six on a 900W PSU.  I suppose most gamers will most likely be interested in powering a single CPU system with dual high-end graphic adapters so supplying the extra cables might be considered overkill.  This also helps differentiate the High Current Gamer series from the High Current Pro series, which does offer more cables/connectors.

The High Current Gamer series is being introduced with five models:

HCG-900    900W        $169.95 USD
HCG-750    750W        $149.95 USD
HCG-620    620W        $109.95 USD
HCG-520    520W        $89.95 USD
HCG-400    400W        $74.95 USD

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Strengths:
•    900W continuous DC output (35°)
•    Very quiet; below 450W DC output
•    80 Plus Bronze efficiency across a broad range of loads
•    Low AC ripple and noise on the DC outputs
•    Four +12V output can deliver up to 71A combined load
•    Four PCI-E connectors support high-end graphic adapters
•    Active PFC with universal AC input
•    NVIDIA SLI-ready certified
•    AQ5 – Antec Quality 5-Year parts and labor warranty

Minor Weaknesses:
•    Average DC voltage regulation
•    An extra 8-pin EPS12V connector would provide dual CPU support

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Antec High Current Gamer 900W PSU

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