HotHardware April Sweepstakes! Win a new Rig!

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News Cool [H] Posted: Fri, Apr 11 2008 8:21 AM

Just a reminder everyone - our latest sweepstakes is still going on and you've got a great chance to win!  In conjunction with our friends at Diamond Multimedia and Smooth Creations, we’ve got one hot rig to give away this month! We have announced a new sweepstakes where you could win a full AMD Phenom X4 9750-based system, complete with a Diamond Radeon HD 3870 X2 graphics card and slick, custom painted Smooth Creations case. This machine is definitely a head turner, and it could be all yours! As usual, we’ll be giving away this rig away to a randomly selected contributor to our on-line forum and discussion systems. The complete break-down of components in the system includes:
 

 

Processor: AMD Phenom X4 9750

Graphics: Diamond Radeon HD 3870 X2

Case: Smooth Creations CM Cosmos 100

PSU: Silverstone 850 Watt

Memory: 2GB Buffalo FireStix DDR2

Motherboard: Abit AX-78

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar 500GB

Optical Drive: LG DVD-R / RW

Miscellaneous: Zalman Cooling Fans


To be entered into the sweepstakes, you’ve got to be a registered, active member of our forum and a resident of the United States. If you’re not already a member, you can sign up quickly and easily (and for free), right here.

From this point forward, we’ll be monitoring discussions on the site and will be randomly selecting a winner based on community involvement and contribution. To increase your chances of being a winner, sign up for our HotHardware RSS News Alerts as well, and we'll toss your name into the mix for double credit! The sweepstakes will run through May 3, 2008.

This is a great opportunity for to you to win a custom, powerful new system. Now go make some new friends in the forum and get in the running! Good Luck!

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wow.. thats a sweet looking rig... well, good luck everyone!

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wolf2009 replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 9:14 AM

 u guys outdid urself this time . thats one hot hot hot rig .

 

speaks volumes about ur dedication to the community , to come back month after month to giveaway a pc. even though u may be paying something from ur pocket. 

 

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Thats incredible! Looking forward to getting another chance, and good luck to all!

 

 

 

 

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AjayD replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 11:08 AM

That is a mean looking paint job. This rig should be a dream come true for any gamer. 

Good luck everyone! 

 

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^Bad_Boy^ replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 11:42 AM
OMG.. I'm drooling over my keyboard!!!

WoW!! What a Sexy Machine!!! I want it :(

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ice_73 replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 11:54 AM

good luck to all. and yeah man that is a sweet rig.  the 3870x2 is a good video card!  

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Super Dave replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 12:09 PM
Oh man...I would be happy just to win that case!Stick out tongue

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vicaphit replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 12:19 PM
Awesome, good luck to all, and better luck to me!
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nelsoncp21 replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 12:47 PM

Nice, very nice. Once again HH has amazed me. What's even more amazing is how you can part with such a sexy looking case. If I had my hands on that thing I don't think I could part with it!

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omg that looks amazing. someone at work told me about this site and here i am seeing this rig so pretty and clean. wow it looks amazing and to think i have the possibility of winning it. that would be the best birthday present ever... but alas good luck to everyone.

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Marco C replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 1:53 PM
I'd give 100 of 'em away for 1 more reader like you Nelson. {{{ hugs }}} HAHAHA

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Nice case. It'd be nice to try AMD.
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I'd give 100 of 'em away for 1 more reader like you Nelson. {{{ hugs }}} HAHAHA
well let me just step into this here cloning machine and then everyone at HH can have 1 of them
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 Sweet Rig! I would love to win that one. good luck to all!

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peti1212 replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 4:16 PM

Holy smokes, I knew that HotHardware will not let us down this month either. Now this is truly a dream come true computer for anybody.

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BigWop:
I'd give 100 of 'em away for 1 more reader like you Nelson. {{{ hugs }}} HAHAHA
 

Heck yeah! Put him on the payroll and give him a spot on the website. May I suggest you call it something like NELSON'S CORNER!

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Thud1963 replied on Fri, Apr 11 2008 9:13 PM

YARRR!  It's mine!

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Another great competition from HotHardware!Good job admins! 

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BigWop:
I'd give 100 of 'em away for 1 more reader like you Nelson. {{{ hugs }}} HAHAHA
 

Heck yeah! Put him on the payroll and give him a spot on the website. May I suggest you call it something like NELSON'S CORNER!

lol, why's it got to be the corner. Was I bad or somethingWink.

On a serious note though guys I have been a member of this forum for 3 years next month and I have to say I have received way more advice than I have given. Maybe that will change 3 years from now cause if I could imagine how much I would know by than judgeing by what I have learned here in 3 years than I could def contribute alot more. I kinda feel indepted to this place and all the people here since I literally knew nothing about computers when I joined. In fact I have learned so much here that it has no longer become a hobby. I have been cabling a large data center for months now and talking alot with the Tech's on site and have been talked into a new career path. They want me to go for my MS certified systems engineer cert and get into the IT field. They say with my knowledge of computers and my networking background that I will have a huge advantage over a majority of the tech's in the feild now. So this summer I will start studying for it and most of that is due to the large amount of knowledge I have gained here at HH. The giveaways and contest are just a wonderfull bonus imo to an already superb community. I could never say thank you enough.

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higgamo replied on Sat, Apr 12 2008 9:36 AM

wow that just a dream for me lol 

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That case is freakin crazy(in a good way)... what an awesome machine!

I don't worry about winning, but good luck to all!!!

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rapid1 replied on Sat, Apr 12 2008 12:44 PM
Great system.... Would love to win it :)
OS:Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
MB:ASUS Z87C
CPU:Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 4770 ***
GPU:Geforce GTX 770 4GB
Mem:***ingston 16384MB RAM
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rapid1 replied on Sat, Apr 12 2008 12:46 PM
Who has experience with that Abit AX-78 MB on stability and OC parameters components etc maybe if I win it I can twink it even further
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You've got to love that CoolerMaster hand painted case.I guess the case makes more than the hardware inside! 

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methious replied on Sat, Apr 12 2008 8:13 PM
Amazing contest! Beautiful hand painted case, amazing platform. You all never cease to amaze me with the contests, great reviews and forum community.
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grayhoose replied on Sat, Apr 12 2008 9:23 PM

hey all, was over at overclockercafe and saw this contest and had to join. hope i can help(or win).

p.s. my son just today told me he wants to do game design and artsie stuff, thats why i need to earn this computer.

thanks mark 

 

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prez replied on Sun, Apr 13 2008 4:21 AM
Hello everyone. My son directed me to this site because of that "wicked cool PC you can win" as he put it. He loves the case, so if I win, he can have it - I'm keeping the innards!
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Hah!  Didn't I call it in the March thread?  An all AMD system, hell yeah baby.  That's what I got now, and this would be a fine upgrade to my 939 system.  Mmm, I love it.

Thanks for the opportunity HotHardware.  And good luck to all forum members. 

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Yea, they certaily outdid themselves this time. HH rules! 

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^Bad_Boy^ replied on Mon, Apr 14 2008 12:59 PM
WoW.. Had to stop by to look at that beauty again!

You guys rock !..

Whoever is the lucky Guy or Girl will be drooling all over it, every time that person steps in his room will have to stay 5 to 10mins just looking at that beauty.. I know I would :p

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vicaphit replied on Mon, Apr 14 2008 2:05 PM

So THAT's why you guys took so long to get this new contest going!  you airbrushed this thing yourselves!

 That is a great looking case, good to see AMD also.  I look forward to finding out who wins, hopefully yours truely.

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deathman replied on Mon, Apr 14 2008 3:25 PM

Wow that is another hoooot rig again.  Definatly sweet one, and that case makes it all that much sweetier.

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mazuki replied on Mon, Apr 14 2008 10:54 PM
why is it a skull when it's a spider system? :P
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that is a good question... 

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Kujar replied on Tue, Apr 15 2008 12:15 AM
That's one of the finest paint job's i've seen on a pc case. Then again, I guess i'm too much into the whole skull/undead related thing. :)
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digitaldd replied on Tue, Apr 15 2008 7:22 AM

 incredible looking case, I'm sure the pic doesn't do the paintjob justice. its probably as good as anything you'll get from Falcon Northwest for $1000+

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Lundi replied on Tue, Apr 15 2008 9:13 AM
I would never say no thanks to that piece of heaven
A little computer game near (;
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LeAndrew replied on Tue, Apr 15 2008 5:24 PM
Awesome giveaway! I would love to win this! Please, include me in your giveaway drawing. Thanks!
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mazuki:
why is it a skull when it's a spider system? :P
 

Um, the spider slays them and leaves a trail of skulls?Idea

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