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Antec unveils new soundscience a/v cooler to keep your home theater gear frosty

Antec unveils new soundscience a/v cooler to keep your home theater gear frosty

I have a bunch of gear stuffed into my entertainment system at home. That means that the inside of my entertainment center stays hot all year long thanks to the doors on the front. In fact, the high heat inside the entertainment center contributed to the failure of my PS3 last year. If you have a lot of gear in your entertainment center and needs a way to keep your hardware cool Antec has a new offering that might do the trick.

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Antec Soundscience Virtual 3D Speakers Coming This Fall for $250

Antec Soundscience Virtual 3D Speakers Coming This Fall for $250

If your living room is usually being used to watch movies or play video games, then you know that having the best sound is critical to a fully enjoyable experience. There are plenty of options out there for speakers, especially if money is no worry and you have a system that can handle 5.1 or 7.1-channel experiences. But what if you just want a simulated 3D experience? An experience that doesn't come with a huge price tag? Then you'll have to wait just a little bit longer to get your hands on Antec's Soundscience speakers.

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Antec Skeleton case mod contest: predictably unpredictable results

Antec Skeleton case mod contest: predictably unpredictable results

The Antec Skeleton PC case isn't exactly a shy and retiring design in itself, which is why entrants to the company's modding competition have had to reach a little further in order to come up with something eye-catching.  Designs range from repaints, through bizarre furry wings, to doubling-up the case like this spaceship-like concept here; there's also a very convincing All-In-Antec machine.

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Antec Skeleton case: a Convertible for your Core

Antec Skeleton case: a Convertible for your Core

The Antec Skeleton case almost seems to be a contradiction in terms, as for your money you don't actually get much casing.  What you do get is a 250mm fan mounted on top of an arched framework, with a slide-out motherboard tray and, underneath, space for your PSU and drives.  Antec are saying it provides "unprecedented airflow", which I suppose is accurate unless up until now you've left your PC components lying around on a window-ledge.

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Antec HTPC case and easy Media Center upgrade kits

Antec HTPC case and easy Media Center upgrade kits

Case manufacturer Antec has taken the wraps off of its latest HTPC case, together with a new range of "Multimedia Station" add-ons to make existing computers more home-entertainment friendly.  The Micro Fusion Remote 350 is compact 4.5 x 15.1 x 16.1-inches and includes an aluminium front panel with IR receiver, remote control and LCD display.  Inside, Antec have separated the motherboard from the included 350W power supply in a dual-chamber design it claims reduces noise, as well as provided silicone grommets for quiet-mounting hardware.