HotHardware Giving Thanks System Sweepstakes Winner!

HotHardware Giving Thanks System Sweepstakes Winner!

To commemorate the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., HotHardware and our friends at Intel and PCAudioLabs teamed up to put together one heck of an exciting full-system give-away! This time around we gave you all a chance to win an Intel Core i7-2600K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of RAM, a Gigabyte Z68-based motherboard, and an Intel SSD—among many other goodies--all wrapped up in a slick, aluminum case. To sweeten the deal, the system also sports over $600 worth of additional software, including Cakewalk Sonar X1, NI Komplete Elements, softsynths, effects, and content, as well as separate dedicated system, audio, and sample library hard drives.

The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom built audio-creation rig are listed below:


PCAudioLabs Rok Box MC 7xs

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K
  • Cooling: PCAL Quiet Operation
  • Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68 Motherboard
  • Memory: 16GB DDR3-1333 (4x4GB)
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5450
  • Power Supply: 600 Watts
  • Optical Drive: Pioneer 24x CD / DVD DL Burner
  • SRT Drive: Intel 311 SSD (20GB)
  • Primary Drive: 500GB, 7200RPM, 16MB cache
  • Audio Drive: 1TB, 7200RPM, 32MB cache
  • Sample Drive: 2TB, 7200RPM, 64MB cache
  • I/O: Firewire 400 PCI Card
  • Input: Logitech KB and Mouse
  • OS: Windows 7 Professional x64

Well, we've had a chance to review all of the entries and have picked the winner. So without further delay...

manduh - You are the winner!

Shoot us a note with your full contact information and we'll let you know when the machine ships! Congrats from Team HotHardware! We hope you enjoy it!

And for the hundreds of runners-up (there are no losers around here!), keep those commenting fingers limber--we'll be announcing our next giveaway TODAY and you’ll definitely want to stick around!
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Congrats Manduh! Enjoy them music :)

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Congratulations ManduHH !    Smile

Pretty sure you will put this sweet PCAudio Labs rig to some very good use &  share some of  that goodness with the rest of us.Cool

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grats! good news to hear someone who is actually gonna use it for audio won it :)

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Congrats Manduh, hope you and your BF enjoy working with this awesome system!

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Congrats Manduh!

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Well that was quick...

Big SmileCakeCongratulations Manduh!CakeBig Smile

Your boyfriend will be real pleased having this beast of an audio machine, he really deserved it. You were mighty helpful, friendly, conversational and most of all, dedicated like rrplay! I hope you send some pictures of the rig all set up in his studio our way maybe?

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Surprise OMFG!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!  Big Smile

I was in the bath reading on my iPad when I saw this and almost dropped it in the water!! I screeched and my bf came running in thinking something happened, I told him to read what was on my ipad screen. He was absolutely shocked and frozen with the biggest smile on his face saying over and over YOU WON IT?? NO WAY!!!!!

 

HotHardware and PCAL you just made my boyfriend the happiest dood on the planet right now!! Which makes me the happiest girl on the planet too!! 

 

Needless to say that was the quickest bath I've ever had LoL I jumped out to come post my sincere gratitude to you guys and to PCAudioLabs for providing the rig!! My nerves are going crazy and I'm teary eyed with excitment and happiness!!

 

Again thank you sooooo much!!!  

Those words just don't seem to be doing any justice for the way I'm feeling right now!!

And I, of course, will post pictures! I'm going to want to brag all over the web!!!  Big Smile  Big Smile  Big Smile  Big Smile 

 

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congrats!

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congrats manduh       Big Smile

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Wahoo congrats Manduh!

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I can give you some tips on how to save some money with the Customs brokerage fees and taxes, etc.

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Congrats!

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Congrats Manduh!!!

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Congrats Manduh!!

Again I hope it serves you well and thanks for being apart of the HH community.

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Yeah, to echo previous comments, congrats to you make sure some good music is made with it now :)

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Congrats Manduh, you are now part of the circle. Your papers will be sent and you must return them signed post-haste. It said "blood required" on mine so I just used a red sharpie :)

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It's so exciting to see all the happy hot hardware family members. More awesome prize to come that you can count on :P

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I see you have a new avatar to the left; who's wedding is it? :)

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Mine from about five years ago. I am having difficulty finding any decent pictures of myself since I am usually he one taking the pictures. Plus I decided to have it match my facebook profile pic Smile Gotta have the wifey take a decent picture of me for a few places.

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OMG ! MANDUH ! you won this too !.. CONGRATS! damn it's yourr luckyy day !.. you got soo lucky !..:)

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holy smokes I know. Today has been the best day ever!! Thanks! This Rok Box is the best thing I've EVER won!!

Unfortunately I think my bf will be taking it over though :( lol I'm definitely getting on it once in a while, I'll fight him for it haha

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AAHAH good luck with that. :D your bf is gonna keep it all to himself !.:D it's a great system ! :)

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Congrats! 

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