To bring some much-needed heat to this chilly winter, we joined up with our friends at OCZ, Intel, WD, Gigabyte, and Xigmatek, and assembled another rig to give away to a lucky reader. This time around we gave you all a chance to win an Intel Core i7-870-infused gaming rig with 4GB of DDR3 memory, a 600GB, 10K RPM hard drive, an OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, Radeon HD 6870 graphics card and a few other goodies. The complete parts list and breakdown for this sweepstakes build is listed below. And just below that, we're announcing the winner!
Coolice -- 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 VERY soon. And you’ll definitely want to stick around for this one!
super major congrats buddy !! I know you are going to love it !! way to GO ! and Enjoy !
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plz next time let the rest of the world participate toooo, we'll pay for shipping :D,and congrats to the winner
Congratulations on your win Bud!
You're gonna like how that PC runs. The Vertex drive will make it real snappy, and the Raptor likewise.
Like all of HH's prizes, it's got a great parts list, that reads like someone expressing their 'inner builder'.
I wonder if there is gonna be another build log for this PC,...or is it already assembled?
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Congrats coolice I dont know why but some reason when I checked this morning to see if a winner had been chosen I had a feeling you might win might have been the fact that when I llokes at the post count this morning it looked like you had 52 or something! But its a good win and HH Marco and Dave are great so enjoy your rig its a very very nice one!
That is a fantastic prize you got yourself there. Hope to see some pics of the new rig when ya get it all setup.
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Way to go Coolice! I'm sure you will put it to go use.
Thanks HH for a great contest. It sure was fun, geting to meet new people, and reading the daily posts.
have fun with it
Congrats!!! Let's see some pics when you get it!
Now you're just mashing it!
***Leaves Room in the middle of the lecture to go to the washroom and SCREAM LIKE I WON THE OSCAR for best female actor
**** Oh man.... Thank you guys! Soo much!! from the bottom my heart.... this has been an amazing experience, in the sense that I've met some really fascinating people!! I have learnt a lot!!
Grats man, you deserve it
Awesome! good work coolice
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enjoy your new badass PC!!! :D
whoa whoa whoa wait a minute... is Coolice a female?
This is a no girls allowed forum!
I said congrats earlier but apparantly it didn't post :-(
Congrats! Remember Picture of it are needed once you get it up and going!
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Seems like Coolice is a bit excited, huh? :)
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Congrats dude! That solid state drive alone makes the rig worthwhile. Mechanical drives are just meh in comparison.
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Congrats coolice, I see you a lot around here! Let us know when you post pics of it!
congrats coolice, pics and benchmarks!
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Congrats Coolice that is a sweet RIG you won.
Hope it serves you well.
Congrats Coolice, I hope you enjoy your sweet new rig from HH, built by Marco. Welcome to the Club!!
coolice:and SCREAM LIKE I WON THE OSCAR for best female actor
I hope you don't mind me asking...are you a dude or a dudet?
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Congrats coolice! That's a great system!
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
Congrats Coolice! Welcome to the club !
Super Major Congrats Again coolice !! I know you are going to love it !!
Way to GO ! I told you So ! You truly deserve it ! and Enjoy !
SCREAM LIKE I WON THE OSCAR for best female actor
SCREAM LIKE I WON THE OSCAR for best female actor
naw you don't have to that ! there's the T-Rex track for ya in the video thread To Bang A Gong !
Sweet; Mega congrats coolice, and your even my friend AWESOME. I was actually thinking it may be you as you are very active, and with some good posts. That's sweet! Enjoy!
Congrats coolice thats a tight machine! By the way you already mentioned the video so im going to hold you to that. I bet you're pumped right now because I couldn't settle down when I won. Any plans for it? I bet you want to crossfire that 6870 pretty bad. Have fun with that thing
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LOL, CONGRATS coolice!
Way to go Coolice...........need pictures after you get it setup!
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