HotHardware Giving Thanks System Sweepstakes Winner!

To commemorate the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., HotHardware and our friends at Intel and PCAudioLabs teamed up to put together one heck of an exciting full-system give-away! This time around we gave you all a chance to win an Intel Core i7-2600K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of RAM, a Gigabyte Z68-based motherboard, and an Intel SSD—among many other goodies--all wrapped up in a slick, aluminum case. To sweeten the deal, the system also sports over $600 worth of additional software, including Cakewalk Sonar X1, NI Komplete Elements, softsynths, effects, and content, as well as separate dedicated system, audio, and sample library hard drives.

The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom built audio-creation rig are listed below:

PCAudioLabs Rok Box MC 7xs

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K
  • Cooling: PCAL Quiet Operation
  • Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68 Motherboard
  • Memory: 16GB DDR3-1333 (4x4GB)
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5450
  • Power Supply: 600 Watts
  • Optical Drive: Pioneer 24x CD / DVD DL Burner
  • SRT Drive: Intel 311 SSD (20GB)
  • Primary Drive: 500GB, 7200RPM, 16MB cache
  • Audio Drive: 1TB, 7200RPM, 32MB cache
  • Sample Drive: 2TB, 7200RPM, 64MB cache
  • I/O: Firewire 400 PCI Card
  • Input: Logitech KB and Mouse
  • OS: Windows 7 Professional x64
Well, we've had a chance to review all of the entries and have picked the winner. So without further delay...

manduh - 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 TODAY and you’ll definitely want to stick around!