HotHardware's Killer 3D Gaming Rig Spring Fling Sweepstakes Winner

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HotHardware's Killer 3D Gaming Rig Spring Fling SweepstakesJust in time for spring, HotHardware.com and our friends at MAINGEAR, NVIDIA, Asus, Intel, and Patriot teamed up to put together one heck of monster sweepstakes give-away! This time around we gave you a chance to win an Intel Core i7-2600K-infused, custom MAINGEAR-built gaming rig with 16GB of Patriot DDR3 RAM, an Intel 510 Series SSD, dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 graphics cards, and an Asus VG236H 23” 3D Vision ready monitor with an NVIDIA 3D Vision kit included. This machine is by far the most powerful and feature laden we have given away to date!

The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom MAINGEAR SHIFT gaming rig are listed below:

Chassis: MAINGEAR SHIFT w/ Advanced Vertical Heat Dissipation
Exterior Finish: Brushed Black Aluminum with Acrylic and Matte Black Accents
Motherboard: Intel DP67BG Extreme Series Featuring USB 3.0 and SATA 6G [B3 Stepping]
Processor: Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4GHz/3.8GHz Turbo 8MB L3 Cache GT2
Processor Cooling: MAINGEAR LiquidX 1750 Supercooler
Memory: 16GB Patriot Division2 G2 DDR3-1600 Enhanced Latency (4x4GB)
Graphics and GPGPU Accelerator: 2 x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
Monitor: Asus VG236H 23” 3D Vision Ready 120Hz LCD
3D Glasses: NVIDIA 3D Vision Active Shutter Kit
Power Supply: 850 Watt Seasonic X-850 80+ Gold
Storage: 120GB Intel 510 SSD SATA 6G (w/ TRIM)
Memory Card Reader: All-in-One Integrated USB 2.0 Flash Card Reader & Writer
Misc: Integrated 7.1 Channel HD audio, 802.11b/g/n Wireless, and Bluetooth Module
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

And as an added bonus, we threw in some free copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, HAWX 2, and Shogun 2: Total War!

And guess what? Drake_McNasty -- 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. You’ll definitely want to stick around for this one! We promise not to disappoint!

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realneil replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 1:18 PM

Congrats Drake!

Welcome to the winner's circle.

 

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Am I being punked???? AHHHHHHHHH HOLY EXPLICIT!!!! THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!

Now you're just mashing it!

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jonation replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 1:23 PM

its for real! enjoy it!

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Nice! congrats!

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realneil replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 1:24 PM

Drake_McNasty:
Am I being punked?

Now You're Just Mashing It!

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

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rrplay replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 1:24 PM

Congrats Drake ! you are really gonna just love it !

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Wow... congrats Drake.

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Seriously, thank you to all of the sponsors, Maingear, HotHardware, and all of the people in the community. This is such a great site, I'm in shock!!! Being able to own a maingear machine is no longer a dream!!!! Thank you soooooo much!!!!! Dave, Marco I sent you an email!

Now you're just mashing it!

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Oh and a personal thanks to Wallace the ladies man!!!!!! You rock!

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Congrats Drake!

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realneil replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 1:56 PM

Dear Marco and Dave,


This is Drake. Am going to be moving soon, so send the PC to RealNeil for safekeeping.

Thanks for your understanding,....


Drake (really)

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So sick, have fun with it Drake!

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AKwyn replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:07 PM

Congratulations Drake!

Remember to take pictures of the PC for us will ya?

 

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herlof replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:15 PM

congrats enjoy it bro!!!!

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LBowen replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:16 PM

Congrats on the win!!

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slugbug replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:23 PM

Congrats you lucky so and so!

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Sayy Woooot!! Congrats Drake, welcome to the Club. I know your going to enjoy that monster!!

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coolice replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:32 PM

Congrats Bud! Now remember, the rules state that the monitor must go to the previous winner! hahaha

And as neil said it, welcome to the winners circle!

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fat78 replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:36 PM

He is probably going crazy right now.

Can't wait to see those pictures.

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LBowen replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:42 PM

Can't wait for pics either. Should post some of you rocking those 3D glasses :)

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eunoia replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:53 PM

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...pending.

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PFeenstra replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:53 PM

Hahaha congrats man! You'd better make an unboxing or delivery reaction vid, where you hug the delivery guy ;) lol 

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herlof replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 2:55 PM

you gonna donate me your old one , you don't gonna need it with this piece of art

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FreeJet replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 3:21 PM

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realneil replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 3:30 PM

FreeJet:
there it is, I see it now

If you don't see it, then make another one!

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rapid1 replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 4:42 PM

Awesome....congrats Drake! That is one bada77 PC you just won Drake!

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Congrats Drake!!! feels good doesn't it?

And thanks a lot to all the sponsors and the folks at HH for keeping this community going!

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CDeeter replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 5:00 PM

You da Man Drake!! lol

Have fun with that beast, and thanks to everyone for making this such a fun time!

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Congrats man!!! we want pics!!

Rig:

under construction

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Someone just went to McDonalds and got a Mc Nasty :P

Congrats Drake, welcome to the club :)

Im sure he just made a Hot apple pie in his pants!

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JOMA replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 6:06 PM

Congrats Drake, that is one impressive system. Enjoy it!!!

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deadmanet replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 6:09 PM

Congratulaitions!! That is one sick piece of equipment. And yes, we would like pics!

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gdhart replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 6:17 PM

Congrats Drake! You are going to be one happy dude when that monster arrives.

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Inspector replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 6:56 PM

CONGRATS! Hope you enjoy those 3Dness! Still wish it was me though Stick out tongue

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so are you gonna take the plunge and get two more of those monitors or what

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realneil replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 7:46 PM

lifeskills:
so are you gonna take the plunge and get two more of those monitors or what

Whoah! now that would be kickin' it!

I wouldn't do anything except enjoy it for a while. I think that all of the games they're gifting him with will take some time to get through.

 

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Dave_HH replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 8:22 PM

Congrats Drake! And THANKS to all of our awesome sponsors - NVIDIA,Intel,Maingear,Asus, Patriot - YOU ALL ROCK IT!

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OSunday replied on Wed, Apr 27 2011 8:54 PM

Congratulations Drake!!

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