Just 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!