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Our most recent fall gaming PC giveaway has ended and we have picked the winner! For those few that may have missed the original announcement, for this giveaway we teamed up with the good folks at EK Fluid Gaming, who put together one heck of a gorgeous, all-AMD system. EKFG graciously offered up one of its beautiful, liquid-cooled 270 Conquest gaming PCs, powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 3800X processor and Radeon RX 5700 XT. Take a look at this bad boy...  The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig includes: EK Fluid Gaming 270 Conquest Specifications & Features Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3800X (8 cores, 16 threads, 32 MB L3 Cache, 4.5 GHz max boost) Cooling EK Custom... Read more...
What better way to usher in the steamy, summer season than to give away a bunch of hot, new smartphones to upgrade your mobile gear? For this giveaway, we teamed up with our friends at TCL, who graciously offered up 5 (five units) of their top-end TCL 10 Pro Android smartphones (our full review), packing multiple cameras – including a 64MP main shooter -- 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, all wrapped up in a slim, sleek attractive design. The TCL 10 Pro’s main features and specifications are broken down in the table below... TCL 10 Pro Specifications & Features Processing Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Display 6.47" FHD+ AMOLED, 2340x1080 resolution, 60Hz,... Read more...
Are you looking to channel your inner Tom Brady? Well, Microsoft is giving you a chance to get in on some TB12 action with a new Madden NFL 19 contest. Now through February 12th, you have the opportunity to win a Xbox One X console that is decked out with Super Bowl-themed accessories. For starters, there's a custom Xbox One X console that features G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time) monikers emblazoned on it and green trim. The console comes with a black Xbox One wireless controller with matching green trim and triggers. Microsoft is also throwing in an Xbox G.O.A.T ring made from 10-carat gold, which has been plated black. The ring is dotted with 188 black diamonds and 46 green tsavorite stones.... Read more...
Smartphones are everywhere today; go into any restaurant, school, business, or home, and you are guaranteed to see someone swiping away an app on their smartphone. With this in mind, Vitaminwater is running a contest that is challenging one chosen contestant to ditch all smartphones for an entire year. The company says that 1 out of 2 people say they couldn't live without their smartphone. If you are selected for the contest and can make it a full year without using a smartphone, you will win $100,000. If you can only last six months without a smartphone, you get $10,000. There are of course caveats; you don't just get the money and give a promise not to use tablets or smartphones. Vitaminwater... Read more...
The holiday season may be winding down, but we want to keep you all in the holiday spirit just a little longer, so we hooked up with our friends at Lenovo for another HOT Holiday Giveaway! This time around we have not one, but three awesome prizes -- a gorgeous, yet powerful ultrabook, a small form factor gaming PC, and a super-fun Augmented Reality gaming kit. Up for grabs in this latest HOT Holiday giveaway are a Lenovo Yoga 920, powered by an 8th Generation Intel processor, a Lenovo Legion Y720 Cube gaming PC, and a Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR kit. Take a look... 1st Prize: Yoga 920 14" - Platinum Silver Processor: Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (1.80GHz 8MB) Display: 13.9" FHD IPS... Read more...
HTC’s recently unveiled One M9 will be one of the most sought after flagship smartphones this year. While it arguably doesn’t have the design panache of a device like the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, it does bring with it a Snapdragon 810 processor with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a microSD slot (something that the new Galaxy S6/S6 Edge can no longer claim), a 20MP rear camera, and a generous 2840 mAh battery. If you’d like to get your hands on a One M9 without paying a single penny, we have something that might be right up your alley. HTC this week announced a new U.S.-only contest that lasts through March 24 at 11:59 PM PT. Besides the requirement of being a legal resident of the U.S.,... Read more...
If you rolled your own rig, there's a good chance you're rocking a motherboard made by ASUS. As one of the pioneering forces in the DIY PC category, ASUS has a long and storied history of building enthusiast oriented boards, and today it's the leading manufacturer of motherboards, keeping Gigabyte an arm's length away in the race to sell the most hardware. And to date, ASUS has sold over half a billion motherboards since the company was formed in 1989. To celebrate hitting its 500 millionth motherboard milestone, ASUS is kicking off a global competition in which fans and followers around the world can both learn a little bit about the company's history and win some prizes, culminating... Read more...
Cyanogen, a company that provides users with the ability to customize their Android smartphones, has announced a “Themes Challenge” contest. Themes is a new app from Cyanogen that will be able to host skins that are available to Cyanogen OS users. The Cyanogen Theme Showcase launched on the Play Story earlier this year, allowing CM users to find a plethora of themes for the device of their choice. At the moment, the Themes app only supports free themes but will also support paid themes at some point in the future. Those wishing to participate in the contest will be able to submit their theme by visiting the Themes Studio, creating an account, read the guidelines and template instructions, and... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Andrew, Dave and Marco discuss the early leaked Google Nexus 9 / Tegra K1 "Dual Denver" benchmarks, Apple's latest iPad and iMac 5K announcements, the Lenovo Erazer X510 gaming PC, Hands on with Windows 10, and more... Show Notes: 01:30 - Leaked Nexus 9 Benchmark Results Show Denver-Based 64-Bit Tegra K1 Performing Very Well 10:26 - Lenovo Erazer x510 Gaming PC Review 15:16 - Apple Joins 5K Revolution, Introduces 14.7 Million Pixel iMac 24:32 - Apple iPad Air 2 And iPad mini 3, Just What You Expected: Slimmer, Faster, A8X And iOS8 31:01 - Windows 10 Hands-On: Everything You Need To Know 40:08 - HotHardware's Halloween Spook-Tacular... Read more...
It took a lot longer than I had originally planned, but I was finally able to assemble and ship off the rig we gave away during our Summer Gaming System Giveaway. If you recall, we teamed up with the good folks at EVGA, Kingston, Thermaltake, and Intel to build a powerful gaming PC featuring an Intel Core i7-4960X processor, an EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, 16GB of RAM, a GeForce GTX 770, fast SSD, a 1000 watt PSU, and much more. The complete parts list and breakdown for the rig was as follows: CPU: Intel Core i7-4960X GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Motherboard: EVGA X79 Dark PSU: EVGA 1000W Case: Thermaltake Core V71 Cooler: Thermaltake Water 3.0 Memory: 16GB Kingston HyperX Fury Storage: 240GB Kingston... Read more...
Our Summer Gaming System Giveaway with has come to a close and we’re ready to announce the winner! If you recall, HotHardware teamed up with our friends at EVGA, Kingston, Thermaltake, and Intel to offer you all the chance to win a powerful gaming PC featuring an Intel Core i7-4960X processor, an EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, 16GB of RAM, a GeForce GTX 770, a fast SSD, a 1000 watt PSU and much more—built by yours truly! The complete parts list and breakdown for the rig was as follows: CPU: Intel Core i7-4960X GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Motherboard: EVGA X79 Dark PSU: EVGA 1000W Case: Thermaltake Core V71 Cooler: Thermaltake Water 3.0 Memory: 16GB Kingston HyperX Fury Storage:... Read more...
What better way to usher in the summer season than to give away an absolutely awesome gaming rig, designed to keep you inside, fragging away when you need a break from those long, hot summer days?! HotHardware has teamed up with our friends at EVGA, Kingston, Thermaltake, and Intel to offer you all the chance to win a powerful gaming PC featuring an Intel Core i7-4960X processor, an EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, 16GB of RAM, a GeForce GTX 770, fast SSD, a 1000 watt PSU and much more—built by yours truly! The complete parts list and breakdown for the rig is listed below: CPU: Intel Core i7-4960X GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Motherboard: EVGA X79 Dark PSU: EVGA 1000W Case: Thermaltake Core... Read more...
Our Spring Fling ’14 gaming system giveaway with CyberPower PC has come to a close and we’re ready to announce the winner! In case you missed it these last few weeks, readers had a chance to win an Intel Core i7-4770K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of awesome G.SKILL RAM, a powerful EVGA GeForce GTX 780 graphics card, a Samsung SSD, Gigabyte motherboard, and a Corsair PSU, all wrapped up in CyberPower PC's slick, SFF Zeus Mini chassis. Take a look: CPU: Graphics: Memory: Storage:   Motherboard: Chassis: Cooling: Optical: PSU: OS: Intel Core i7-4770K EVGA Superclocked GeForce GTX 780 G.SKILL Ripjaws X 16GB 120GB Samsung 840 EVO Series SSD 2TB SATA-III 7200RPM... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Marco, Dave and Iyaz discuss various announcements that came out of NVIDIA's GPU Tech Conference last week including the big, bad dual-GPU powered GeForce GTX Titan Z, SHIELD updates, and an upcoming Tegra, SSDs from Samsung and Crucial, WD's MyCloud EX2 and details of our giveaway where you could win a killer mini gaming PC from CyberPower PC... Show Notes: 01:55 - NVIDIA Updates SHIELD With Kit Kat, New Streaming Options, and Redesigned Gamepad Mapper 04:05 - NVIDIA Talks High Performance Graphics APIs: DirectX12, DirectX11 Improvements, and New OpenGL Extensions 09:18 - GTC '14: NVIDIA Outs Pascal, Titan Z, Tegra Updates 15:32 - NVIDIA... Read more...
What better way to say good-bye to winter and usher in the spring season than to give away an awesome gaming rig? We have teamed up with our friends at CyberPower PC and have put together one heck of an awesome gaming system giveaway! This time around you've all a chance to win an Intel Core i7-4770K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of awesome G.SKILL RAM, a powerful EVGA GeForce GTX 780, a Samsung SSD, Gigabyte motherboard, and a Corsair PSU, all wrapped up in CyberPower PC's slick, SFF Zeus Mini chassis. The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig are listed below: CPU: Graphics: Memory: Storage:   Motherboard: Chassis: Cooling: Optical: PSU:... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, Iyaz, Dave and Marco discuss the cool little Asus Chromebox, the powerful little CyberPower Zeus Mini Gaming PC, the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook, and the Dell UltraSharp UP3214Q 4K super high res monitor - AND you can win that CyberPower Zeus Mini PC if you check out this episode for details! Show Notes: 01:56 - ASUS Chromebox Google Chrome OS SFF PC Review 07:46 - CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini-I 780 SFF Gaming PC Review 12:41 - 2014 Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook With Touch Review 17:43 - Dell UltraSharp UP3214Q 4K Ultra HD Monitor Review 28:25 - HotHardware and CyberPower PC Spring Fling Gaming System Giveaway!... Read more...
We've finally had a chance to review all of the entries and have picked the winners for our HotHardware and N3V Games Super Spooky NVIDIA SHIELD Giveaway! So without further delay... ajm531 - You are the winner! Shoot us a note with your full contact information and we'll let you know when NVIDIA's SHIELD gaming handheld ships to you, along with your $50 Google Play card! Congrats from Team HotHardware! We hope you enjoy it! Grand Prize: NVIDIA SHIELD and $50 Google Play Gift Card  First Runner Up: $25 Google Play Gift Card  Second Runner Up: $25 Google Play Gift Card Jun and sevags you're our first and second runners-up and each a winner of a $25 Google Play card! ... Read more...
Just in time for Halloween, HotHardware.com and the team at N3V Games--makers of the very cool Dead on Arrival 2--have teamed up to put together one heck of a spooktacular give-away! This time around we're giving three of you incredibly intelligent, and dare we say, immensely attractive HotHardware fans a chance to win a NVIDIA Tegra 4-powered SHIELD portable gaming device, along with some Google Play gift cards for loading that baby up with games, like Dead on Arrival 2, from the Tegra Zone and Play Store. The complete breakdown of prizes is as follows: Grand Prize: NVIDIA SHIELD and $50 Google Play Gift Card First Runner Up: $25 Google Play Gift Card Second Runner Up: $25 Google Play... Read more...
To usher in the spring season, we teamed up with our friends at EVGA, and along with a little help from the good folks at Intel and Corsair, put together one heck of an gaming system giveaway! This time around you all had a chance to win an Intel Core i7-3770K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 8GB of RAM, and a slew of HOT EVGA components like their GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST GPU, Z77 FTW motherboard, and SuperNOVA NEX650G Gold Power Supply, all wrapped up in a slick Corsair Carbide 200R case. The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig are listed below: GPU: GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST   Motherboard: Z77 FTW... Read more...
What better way to usher in the spring season than to give away an awesome gaming rig, designed to keep you inside as long as possible? We have teamed up with our friends at EVGA, and along with a little help from the good folks at Intel and Corsair, we've put together one heck of an gaming system giveaway! This time around you've all a chance to win an Intel Core i7-3770K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 8GB of RAM, and a slew of HOT EVGA components like their GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST GPU, Z77 FTW motherboard, and SuperNOVA NEX650G Gold Power Supply, all wrapped up in a slick Corsair Carbide 200R case. The complete parts list... Read more...
We finally got all of the hardware and were able to build our "Giving Thanks" system, which we gave away over the holidays. It's a sweet system featuring a Gigabyte 990FX-based motherboard and custom Radeon HD 7950 GPU, along with an AMD FX-8320 CPU, all wrapped up in some awesome Thermaltake components. Hope you like it!... Read more...
To commemorate the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., HotHardware and our friends at Thermaltake, Gigabyte, and AMD teamed up to put together one heck of an exciting full-system give-away! This time around you all had a chance to win an AMD FX-8320-infused, custom-built rig complete with 8GB of RAM, a Gigabyte 990FX-based motherboard and Radeon HD 7950 graphics card—among many other goodies--all wrapped up in a slick Thermaltake Level 10 GT Battle Edition case. To sweeten the deal, the system also features a wide array of Thermaltake accessories including their awesome Level 10 mouse, MEKA G1 keyboard, and a gaming headset. The complete parts list... Read more...
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