HotHardware's "Dads and Grads" Gaming Rig Give-Away!

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RCummings replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 10:41 AM

Sweet Box!

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Nice giveaway!  Not sure how many more times well see that case in a giveaway.

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EHarler replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:39 AM

The case looked like a mid-tower, but after viewing the specs I can say this thing is MASSIVE and HEAVY. Let us hope HH pays the shipping :P.

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Ghost93 replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:40 AM

Thermaltake makes very good cases. I own a Thermaltake Dokker and the airflow is very good. The level 10 gt ahs everything you would want in a good build. Nice big fans all around and some led's to play with also. There is even the hot swappable hard drives that are convenient for those who have many hard drives.

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TLewis replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:53 AM

this thing just looks so awesome. unique design, and very powerful. YES PLEASE!!!

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PMeyer replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:56 AM

Pretty nice rig.

If that were in my home office, my children might come over and want to play on it.

Is that good or bad? I love my children, but that would cut into my game time.

Is that good or bad? Which would I prefer, a visit from my children, or another hour in game? But if they brought the grandchildren with them, I guess they can visit.

Ok, that would be a good thing. There is nothing in game to compete with a real life hug from a grand-baby!

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realneil replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 12:04 PM

EHarler:
Let us hope HH pays the shipping :P.

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So you are highlander and I am matrix god so we are the only ones in the running for this contest :P

That is certainly another good reference to "the one"

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LBowen replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 1:32 PM

I'm sure it would be able to play Spider Solitaire and even Minesweeper, probably both at the same time.  I don't think the winner would mind paying shipping for a brand new gaming rig with all those hot components.  I can offer cookies as payment and they are delicious cookies.

Speaking of gaming E3 is coming up so info galore for all the gamers out there on some of the hot titles coming out relatively soon.

My top five for E3 info are

1. Skyrim

2. Batman Arkham City

3. Dead Island

4. Rage

5. Mass Effect 3

There are certainly others I want to see but I must have coverage on these and hopefully release dates.  Those above are all PC as well and would be oh so delightful on a HotHardware Gaming Rig.

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rapid1 replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 1:33 PM

Hmm the site keeps resetting so I do not know if my post went through or not. This system is very nice. My oldest is going to college in Virginia in August so I better get in on this contest as I think it will be a long while before I see any new hardware.

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rapid1 replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 1:35 PM

I really love these cases to. The original was nice as well although way to expensive for what it is. This one however is very nice, great lay out, and the price is not bad either for what you are getting.

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This is an amazing rig you have here. I actually just graduated from college! I can't wait to watch this being made! I really want to get a case like this it looks amazing!

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tan0okee:
I actually just graduated from college!

Congratulations and welcome to HH.

Speaking of giveaways, I just got my HH Flash-Drive package in the mail. Thanks Dave, Marco, and all of HotHardware.

I appreciate the Bling.

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rrplay replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 3:38 PM

 

realneil:

tan0okee:
I actually just graduated from college!

Congratulations and welcome to HH.

Speaking of giveaways, I just got my HH Flash-Drive package in the mail. Thanks Dave, Marco, and all of HotHardware.

I appreciate the Bling.

Second the congrats & welcome to HH and hope you enjoy it here .

Also speaking of giveaways ...just received a Nifty Scwhaggy Flash Drive in the mail today ..that's totally cool Cool

it looks just like this


Thank You very much Dave,Marco the HH Team and All  it 's members.Smile

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OSunday replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 4:36 PM

Thermaltakes level 10 series cases are amazing! Out of all the components in this build, I think its the case that's dropping the most jaws.

Goodluck everyone and thanks to the AMD, Thermaltake and Kingston for sponsoring!

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That's OK, you needn't pay shipping. When they tell you you've won it, just tell them I'll pay the shipping if they send it to me. Big Smile

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Blazer replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 6:17 PM

Another giveaway that I have no  a slim chance of winning  Embarrassed. The components look awsome though, and I can't wait to see the build video.

Good luck everyone, and welcome to HH all you newcomers, I hope you stay for more than the contest.

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Lamar Kropf:
That's OK, you needn't pay shipping.

That's completely true. HotHardware usually pays to ship it to you the winner, unless it says otherwise in the contest rules. Shipping costs would not be a concern.

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realneil:

Lamar Kropf:
That's OK, you needn't pay shipping.

That's completely true. HotHardware usually pays to ship it to you the winner, unless it says otherwise in the contest rules. Shipping costs would not be a concern.

 

Yep, the only time i can think of a winner had to pay shipping was the last one where if you were in Canada you had to handle all the shipping stuff :).

 

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I'll send cupcakes :)

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I wish I could get my hands on another 1 of those HH thumb drives. My wife "borrowed" mine that I got awhile back and I haven't seen it since.Sad

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rrplay:
it looks just like this


And mine looks like this,...

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fat78 replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 9:30 PM

Dam neil you got G.Skill sniper ram? that is some nice ram.

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Yeah Niel, Great minds think alikeCool

I picked up the same Egg deal. Got 16gb of that Gskill Sniper RAM when it was on sale. Been rocking ever since!

 

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wow very nice. these giveaways are always top notch!

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realneil replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 10:07 PM

fat78:
Dam neil you got G.Skill sniper ram? that is some nice ram.

I bought four kits of them, now two of the PC's have 16GB each. They had a good sale at Newegg a few months back 25% off the price, so it was like getting one 8GB kit for free.

animatortom:
Great minds think alike Cool I picked up the same Egg deal

It really was a heck of a good price. Recent Newegg sales are just as good for 8GB kits.

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Hah. I like that everyone has like one or no votes because everyone ELSE wants this rig too... Im graduating grade twelve and heading into computer engineering where I'll be dealing with stuff like this every day... Definitely my choice of careers. Being an uncle is sort of like a father...XD

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realneil replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 10:49 PM

Faultygaming:
Hah. I like that everyone has like one or no votes because everyone ELSE wants this rig too...

Has nothing to do with votes, it's based on if your stars align properly while a Purple Elephant farts in a river and bites the bubbles.

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Inspector replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:07 PM

HAHAHAHA, lol real, i like that, can we get a picture of the elephant they use? :D

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realneil replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:15 PM

Inspector:
can we get a picture of the elephant they use

They don't use it, they just follow it around a piece, counting bubbles. Smile


                                                                                                                

 

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It's a California raisin! What was it, hardees I think it was that gave those things away? How many members round here are old enough to remember those guys?

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rrplay replied on Fri, Jun 3 2011 11:51 PM

nelsoncp21:

It's a California raisin! What was it, hardees I think it was that gave those things away? How many members round here are old enough to remember those guys?

yep recall the California raisins what a band ! the TV jingle ?? ...mmm

maybe some of the Purple People Eaters stayed around a while to cloud the memory ?? ....or  ??  'cause

I Heard it Through the Grapevine Cool

 

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LLeCompte replied on Sat, Jun 4 2011 12:03 AM

ohh contest gods, please shine upon me so i can receive the rewards from the Silicon heavens!

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AKwyn replied on Sat, Jun 4 2011 12:16 AM

Faultygaming:

Hah. I like that everyone has like one or no votes because everyone ELSE wants this rig too... Im graduating grade twelve and heading into computer engineering where I'll be dealing with stuff like this every day... Definitely my choice of careers. Being an uncle is sort of like a father...XD

I kind of find it ironic. The voting system is there for people to use yet barely any people use it except for me and a few other people.

 

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herlof replied on Sat, Jun 4 2011 12:21 AM

with a good cpu cooler this baby is ready to go, cuz they doesn't mention cooler right i assume gonna be the stock one...

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skyrim is going to be nice

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i wish i could get one my self even though it's not a tshirt

hint hint marco lol.

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AKwyn replied on Sat, Jun 4 2011 3:04 AM

herlof:
with a good cpu cooler this baby is ready to go, cuz they doesn't mention cooler right i assume gonna be the stock one...

Don't be so sure about that... Coolice's contest won computer came with a non-stock heatsink; in fact it's those little things which makes the computers so fun to win and have. Praise Marco!

 

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Definitely old enough to remember the california rasins

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Doubt it :) Stock coolers are not Hot and HH is all about what is hot.

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