HotHardware's Giving Thanks 2012 Giveaway!

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omegadraco replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 10:12 AM

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The level 10 mouse does look like it might have an awkward fit on the hand, and I agree with Razers full sized mouses being a strange fit as well.
I use a Razer orochi I snagged off an amazon deal while back and it's been the only mouse I've used for 2 years now and that particular model has been great compared to a friend full sized one.

The primary appeal of that level 10 mouse for me is just the finesse and cohesiveness in style between everything that would come with this rig, I love it when things color coordinate and match and it all just fits so well with the militaryesque theme and style 

I have one of the Lvl 10 mice and have to say that it took me a day to get used to the feel. But overall it is awesome, you can adjust the fit in the palm and the tilt to fit your hand comfortable. It is certainly not designed for small hands though. It works well with my averaged sized man hand and would be comfortable for a large hand, but say my 3 year old daughters hand... no way she could use it.

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Dorkstar replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 10:30 AM

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OSunday:

The level 10 mouse does look like it might have an awkward fit on the hand, and I agree with Razers full sized mouses being a strange fit as well.
I use a Razer orochi I snagged off an amazon deal while back and it's been the only mouse I've used for 2 years now and that particular model has been great compared to a friend full sized one.

The primary appeal of that level 10 mouse for me is just the finesse and cohesiveness in style between everything that would come with this rig, I love it when things color coordinate and match and it all just fits so well with the militaryesque theme and style 

I have one of the Lvl 10 mice and have to say that it took me a day to get used to the feel. But overall it is awesome, you can adjust the fit in the palm and the tilt to fit your hand comfortable. It is certainly not designed for small hands though. It works well with my averaged sized man hand and would be comfortable for a large hand, but say my 3 year old daughters hand... no way she could use it.

Haha, good to know.  I got over sized hands, so those little tiny travel mouse and basically useless to me.  

You can adjust the tilt?  I've never even heard of that on a mouse.

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OSunday replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 1:39 PM

Hm, sounds good, I'm about 6'3 so my hands are proportional and I think would be considered "large", but my issue with mice is more of how my fingers wrap around it then how it fits in my hand because I sort of use mice farther out towards the knuckles towards the top of my palm than actually resting in my palm and my palm/wrist rest against the desk surface. I'm actually not sure it thats an abnormal way to use mice or not.. maybe a lot of people do it? haha but if my fingers don't find around mice comfortable that's the no go for me, the curved out split portion of Razer's full sized mice made me position my fingers awkwardly which was why I didn't like them.
(Just googled this a little bit, turns out it's called a claw grip on mice compared to a palm grip haha)

The customization for sizing sounds great though and really similar to Cyborg R.A.T. series mice with adjustable dimensions and weight for the mouse 

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realneil replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 6:03 PM

OSunday:
I've never used anything but stock fans but I've always wondered if the "higher end" more expensive fans were worth the price.

Yes, I think that they are if you choose the right ones. In addition to the Thermaltake fans that I already mentioned, Cougar Vortex PWM fans are good. Enermax Magma fans are too.

What I like like about them is certainly the static pressure and air flow, but they are quiet too. All of them operate at 16dBA or less. This is a real plus for me.

Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.

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Dorkstar:

Haha, good to know.  I got over sized hands, so those little tiny travel mouse and basically useless to me.  

You can adjust the tilt?  I've never even heard of that on a mouse.

Yes you can adjust the top to tilt up to 5 degrees right or left for the most comfortable grip. The size itself is not adjustable but I believe it would fit a large hand well.

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OSunday replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 8:09 PM

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wow I misses this one...

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cdn1202 replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 11:23 PM

Great prize for a happy winner!

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cdn1202 replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 11:23 PM

This GREAT prize is going to make someone a very happy winner!

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Dorkstar replied on Fri, Dec 14 2012 11:36 PM

lol, this guy cracks me up.

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sackyhack replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 7:56 AM

I really hope he/she/it comes back for the winner announcement. "congratulations on GREAT PRIZE! You are HAPPY HAPPY WINNER! I am DISAPPOINT!"

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CDeeter replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 10:20 AM

Yeah that would make me SO HAPPY!

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austieb7 replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 11:03 AM

Thanks so much for this amazing chance!!!!!!

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austieb7 replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 11:04 AM

Liked the Thermaltake, Gigabyte and HotHardware on Facebook as Austin Baroudi.

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austieb7 replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 11:06 AM

Following HotHardware on Google + as Austin Baroudi.

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OSunday replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 12:32 PM

"congratulations on GREAT PRIZE! You are HAPPY HAPPY WINNER! I am DISAPPOINT!" would almost be as good as winning the prize it's self hahahah!

Err.. wait... what am I thinking? No it wouldn't, the prize is still definitely preferable lol 

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Congrats to the very lucky winner you are going to love that Beast!Big Smile

 

 

 

 

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sevags replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 2:59 PM

I want to winnnnn LOL. Would make a great Christmas present!!!

I don't have Facebook or twitter and I don't use google+ but I added HotHardware to my circles and posted on the giving there too.

Many people know me here already lol it's my fav tech site :)

Good luck everyone and happy holidays to HH and all it's members

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OSunday replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 3:34 PM

I think other social networks are just bonuses to getting noticed, the real meat of community contribution and participation occurs on the actual site, your chance is as good as anyone elses!

Even Happy Happy, Luck winners! 

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realneil replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 4:21 PM

Vould be happy, happy lucky time to be winner ~ yes,...............

Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.

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rapid1 replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 11:20 PM

Won't be to long now 4-5 days and someone will be Note a fried they are the last recipient of awesomeness from Dave and Marco of 2012 and or the newest HH contest winner !

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OSunday replied on Sat, Dec 15 2012 11:46 PM

"Note a fried" ... Notified?

I'm guessing and hoping this is an autocorrect fail from posting from the mobile site?

And hopefully not a sincere accidental typo for literacy's sake aha

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CDeeter replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 8:42 AM

Lol yeah I wouldn't want to be fried either, but my french fries are a different story.

But seriously, Rapid's right. This has been a ton of fun. Great meeting all the new members, and seeing so many of the regulars getting involved.

Good luck to everyone,and see ya in the threads!

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rrplay replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 9:41 AM

is it possible to be baked first and note a fried later ? Cool

 

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realneil replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 11:13 AM

rrplay:
is it possible to be baked first and note a fried later ? Cool

Only if they do it slowly, and whisper in your ear at the same time,.......................

 

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OSunday replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 12:54 PM

In Colorado and Washington... yes, why yes that is possible. Hahaha

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Man awesome rig. dat case

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rrplay replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 2:47 PM

OSunday:
In Colorado and Washington... yes, why yes that is possible. Hahaha

...meanwhile for crispy critters everywhere that need a fix  look  here

 

 

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Dorkstar replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 2:57 PM

Man, the removable hdd bays, the easily removable filters, and the headset hanger make that case worth it.  I can't tell you how many headsets i've lost due to hanging them off the desk, and catching the cord when jumping out of the chair. Snap!

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realneil replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 3:03 PM

That case is a model of functionality. It's designed to work well through and through.

Very impressive,........

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rrplay replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 3:15 PM

yep ! it sure is ! ...come to think of it HH had a black Level 10 in a giveaway last year that me thinks Llamar won.Smile 

It sure is a very impressive and well designed chassis that certainly deserves all the awards it has received.  Woo-Boy and someone is sure going to be very,very happy with this rig.

 

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Syed replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 3:22 PM

I cant believe its just 24 hrs till the winner gets announced. Ive been in this contest since its been announced!

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Syed replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 3:56 PM

I WANT IT!!

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OSunday replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 6:13 PM

Dang. This case has functionality and looks. Talk about some sex appeal lol.

And was that one of the original Level 10 cases or the GT edition?
The Level 10 is probably still the sexiest case I know of to date, and it's $1000 price tag makes it classy too lol. 

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rrplay replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 6:27 PM

pretty sure it was the Level 10 GT edition in basic black  super chassis.

Either way can't wait to see the build vid for this one, as the Level  F5 (key) frenzy of excitement and anticipation of the winning announcement get s closer. Wink

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OSunday replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 8:45 PM

HotHardware's Giving Thanks Level 10 GT,  Level F5 frenzy edition Giveaway!
should've been the name lol

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Dorkstar replied on Sun, Dec 16 2012 10:18 PM

rrplay:

pretty sure it was the Level 10 GT edition in basic black  super chassis.

Either way can't wait to see the build vid for this one, as the Level  F5 (key) frenzy of excitement and anticipation of the winning announcement get s closer. Wink

Is it strange that I had to press the f5 key to see what you were talking about?  Every time I needed to refresh a page i just used some firefox add-on I used for Woot off's on woot.com.

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sackyhack replied on Mon, Dec 17 2012 8:51 AM

Typical last day of a HardHotware contest:

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Dorkstar replied on Mon, Dec 17 2012 9:49 AM

Today's the day huh?  Feel's like it's been forever since it started.  Good luck to everyone, and merry Christmas to someone!

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Mikeycann replied on Mon, Dec 17 2012 11:23 AM

cant wait to see If I actually won something for once :) but regardless, Congrats to whomever did win!!

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