HH and CyberPower Independence Day Sweepstakes Winner!

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HH and CyberPower Independence Day Sweepstakes!To commemorate the Independence Day holiday, we announced an exciting sweepstakes along with our friends at Cyberpower PC, Intel, Kingston and Cooler Master in which we planned to give away a custom, fully loaded Intel Core i7-powered system, complete with 4GB of RAM, a GeForce graphics card, and a an Intel SSD--among numerous other goodies.

The response we received after the announcement of the contest and throughout its duration was absolutely awesome with hundreds of new members joining our community, posting thousands of comments throughout the forum, news, Facebook and Twitter. Before we announce the winner, we want to give a big thank you to everyone that made this contest possible and of course to all of our loyal community members—new and old--who participated.

Well, we've had a chance to sift through all of the data and we’ve picked the lucky winner...


She's All Yours, AnimatorTom!

Are you ready for it? Drum roll please! And the Winner Is:

AnimatorTom

Congrats brother! You've just scored yourself once heck of a killer rig!

Now everyone, congratulate your compatriot and prepare for our next exciting give-away! Once we've got the details hammered out, we'll announce the next contest, but we promise it won't be long!

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Bummer. Congrats dude (what's the typing equivalent of reluctantly saying something through your teeth?).

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Congrats AnimatorTom! Hope you enjoy the rig!!!

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acarzt replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 7:42 PM

Congrats Tom! Take lots of pics! :-D

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AKwyn replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 8:59 PM

congrats animatortom, a system well deserved. When you get everything up and running, can we see some renders done with it?

 

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rapid1 replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 9:17 PM

WOOOOT! Grats AnimatorTom. I have been around, just finishing up with a move. Either way it looks like a very nice rig. Which goes to a very nice person. I also know you can really use it. Post us some pic's when you get it, grats again!

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animatortom:
Thank you Marco and Dave! And everyone at HotHardware and CyberPower who made this possible!

It's 9:20PM here and I've been gone all day running errands, and also helping somebody out who's dad just got real sick,.........too sick.

Anyway,.......it's been a really long day and I get home to find a winner in this contest! Good news and Congratulations Tom! Your rendering just got a wicked dose of adrenalin today once you add your new workstation card to it. I'm happy for you.

Thanks again to our all of our generous sponsors, and to our sugar daddies at HotHardware.com!!!

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3vi1 replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 9:47 PM

Congrats AT!

What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?

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Congrats AnimatorTom. And thanks HotHardware.com and CyberPower PC for making this possible! Definitely want to see some picks of the machine I could have had.

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lonewolf replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 10:34 PM

Congrats animatortom I hope it serves you well for many many years.

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werty316 replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 11:41 PM

Congrats

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Kyouya replied on Mon, Aug 2 2010 11:52 PM

Another contest won by a well deserved person. Congratulations on the win. Now as Jay-Z would say...On to the next one...

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eunoia replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 12:00 AM

Congrats animatortom!  Hope this is useful for animating!

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Congrats!

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Congratulations, Brother!Big Smile

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fat78 replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 2:21 AM

ok who wants to help me break into his house lol.

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Thanks again everyone!

Yeah Fat, Once you get to Cali,.... you will have to start by swimming 1600miles to Hawaii, Then past security(and cameras), Then up 23 floors past the deadbolts, then My Japanese Karate Girlfriend, Whose Karate is good, but not as good as my Jeet Kune Do Stick out tongue

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Grats Yo!!!

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Congrats on your win!!!  AT

 

 

 

 

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fat78 replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 8:27 AM

i'll fly to hawaii then wait for the ups / fedx guy to come with the computer

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Have a nice time waiting fat, I'm go sign up for a job as the fedex and ups and just drive away with the goods :P... Lol

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rapid1 replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 11:12 AM

Hey animatortom I don't know exactly how long you have lived in Hawaii, nor which island you live on. However; You don't happen to know any of the Heller family do you?

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realneil replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 11:57 AM

I do

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Congrats!

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slugbug replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 2:39 PM

Congrats guy!

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acarzt replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 4:42 PM

Inspector:

Have a nice time waiting fat, I'm go sign up for a job as the fedex and ups and just drive away with the goods :P... Lol

As much as plane tickets would cost you to get to Hawaii.. you should just build this computer lol

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Wow congrats TOM! haha the wait is finally over.

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Sorry Rapid,

Dont know any Hellers? I have only been here on Oahu for about  2 1/2years.  I will probably be back in Cali. before the end of the year!

SO? Fat is going to pay more for plane tickets, than if he just called up Cyberpower and bought a custom rig, just so he can steal?

And Inspector is going to get a good job with FedEx only to commit Grand theft,...Larceny...and Mail fraud, all Three,.. federal Felonies? Well I am sure most of us here do not support this type of liberal criminal activities, I am sure it might work if you are members of congress!:P Yet, first thing Inspector, I believe you have to be 16 to have a drivers license(that's in the farming states) Then you also have to be @least 18 for a job like that (probably 21?)

Personally, and I am sure Hot Hardware agrees with me....don't condone these types of criminal activities!

Maybe when you guys start dating, you will understand that good things come to those who wait:P

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Congrats on the rig!

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Blazer replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 10:52 PM

Congradulations animatortom. be sure to post pictures of the rig once you recieve it.

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Dave_HH replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 10:54 PM

Gotta say, it's a little disheartening how the comments were almost radio silent today, now that contest is over. We're launching another one soon but I was hoping folks were genuinely more engaged than this.

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Dave_HH replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 11:32 PM

Hehe... I hear ya, Tom. I wasn't thinking of you specifically though, that's for sure. Just in general.

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I was just thinking the same thingSad

It is only because I am a slow reader that I am not posting faster, Must be my DyslexiaStick out tongue

It did aslo take me a while to figure out exactly what that IUM Does?!

It was kinda hard to understand with his british accent.:)

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realneil replied on Tue, Aug 3 2010 11:47 PM

Dave_HH:
Gotta say, it's a little disheartening

Sorry to disappoint you Dave, but I'm running around getting ready to do another project in my house. We need to try and make the place accessible for me and my wheelchair. (long way to go too) We'll never pull a loan to do these things, so we save like crazy and when we can afford the next step, we jump on it before something happens requiring that money. So it's off to Home Depot, Lowes, and even WalMart for the last three days and two more to come,.................

My daughter's Father-In-Law just had emergency open heart surgery 3days ago, and while we're not at his bedside, we're the ones taking care of all of my daughter's pets while they are. So it's back and forth between the two houses (35 miles) 3 or 4 times a day to get it done.

We also have a 6 day trip coming up to Pennsylvania to my wife's parents house. (think BF-Egypt and then a little farther away from everything) I'll be effectively gone from connectivity for most of that time.

I love to be here on the site, and enjoy the back and forth with everyone too, (knowing that for me, winning isn't in the cards again, and that's OK with me, because it's only fair that way) but I have to do my "honey-dews" every once in a while.

I'll be back next week, gunning for the lot of ya! (or sooner if I find a way to connect)

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Sounds like you got Alot going on Neil,
 
Hope everything turns out OK! To bad you are on the east side, I am a really good carpenter! I could even go Mc Guyver on your house and knock that ramp out for ya with probably a few street signs and park benches!
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3vi1 replied on Wed, Aug 4 2010 7:06 AM

You know I would have been posting more yesterday - but I worked 14 hours, and today's not looking much better. See you all tonight!

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acarzt replied on Wed, Aug 4 2010 7:21 AM

Since the contest ended I started working on a project and studying again lol

I also posted up in tech support, but everyone went away and no one wants to help me :-(

I think I figured it out anyway lol

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fat78 replied on Wed, Aug 4 2010 7:46 AM

Tom you know you are my best friend right maybe you send the computer down to me as a b day present? lol

Hope you enjoy the computer when you get it.

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rapid1 replied on Wed, Aug 4 2010 10:54 AM

As for me I have posted a little, but nowhere near the usual level. We are pretty much through moving (I still have a few boxes to go through) now. I am about to leave and go find some local employment. Either way at the new house my desktop is not really set up yet, as my massive L desk does not work here. I actually have it set up in the kitchen now (for the first time), but it will not stay there. I need to get a new desk, and the internet currently although wireless is set up in the bedroom. My Cyberpower beauty has no wireless, and I would rather have gigabit wired anyway when it is finally setup. So I either have to run cables downstairs, or put a new desk in the bedroom. I could as has been suggested also set up an office in the basement, which is completely unfinished. I am not really wanting to do that, so my posting is limited largely by other factions or events going on right now.

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