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[HardOCP] Antec Donating To Japan Disaster Relief

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http://www.hardocp.com/news/2011/03/...isaster_relief

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From now until April 24, 2011, Antec will donate 10 percent of proceeds generated from its online store sales to the American Red Cross, helping offer relief to earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
More reason to like Antec. Might get a PSU or CPU cooler because of this.
post #2 of 28
Maybe a reason to buy from the online store over retail outlets.
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If my psu gives up between now and then I'll get an antec
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Good to see, whether its a publicity stunt or not, if it helps then so be it.
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Lol.

What online store sale? Im not sure about you guys, but not a lot of people buys antec items straight from their site...unless it's B-stock

Anyways, every little bit counts
    
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And when I been contemplating an Antec 300 or 100 case... makes me think about it more.

I know it's more of a marketing strategy, but at least they're gonna be giving the money for relief efforts. As mentioned, every little bit helps.

**Edit**

Just saw prices on their store website... nevermind. Will just keep my 341.
Edited by Kvjavs - 3/24/11 at 5:56pm
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Instead of "donating" by purchasing from antec. Why not send 100% of the money to a Japan relief fund.
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It's like folding@home... The motive is mostly irrelevant (I do it for the points!) - the contribution is still valid Any amount greater than 0 is beneficial.
    
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
Instead of "donating" by purchasing from antec. Why not send 100% of the money to a Japan relief fund.
Ugh... I think it's safe to say that Antec's promotion is not intended for you to replace your donating with a purchase from their store.
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I like Antec and have some of their items... but 10% common that is pathetic. It is more of a money maker publicity stunt for the company than it is for the people of Japan. Better than nothing, yes, but it's marketing capitalizing on a situation. Churches around me are donating 100% of money for weeks. Steelseries had I believe 50% donation for some of their mices. 10%?
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