Antec have recently released a new range of lower end basic modal power supplies so they are not just targeting high end gamers anymore, but the “average Joe”. The VP550P is a brilliant little model that you might want to think about getting your hands on if you possibly have a small HTCP system running. With a top processor and a highly respectable graphics card the VP550P runs at very high efficiency levels on idle and load. The power supply runs at the same efficiency as a certified 80PLUS product. Brilliant for any “average Joe”. Take a look...
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