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It has been a few weeks since launched our latest amazing giveaway, and it's time to announce the winner! Our friends at Asetek helped us give away a powerful Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC, which is liquid cooled by an Asetek-powered closed-loop AIO CPU cooler. Asetek actually pioneered the All-In-One liquid cooler some 20-years ago and currently enjoys over 90% market share in the space. Up for grabs this time around was an awesome, fully decked-out Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC (our full review), packing an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core processor, GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPU, 32GB of Kingston HyperX RAM, a 2TB Samsung NVMe SSD, and a Seagate 2TB HDD. Oh, and... Read more...
It's a special time for us here at HotHardware.com, not only because it's the holiday season, but also because we're celebrating 20 years on the wild wild web! The very first version of HotHardware went live in 1999 and we have been partying like it ever since. With this major milestone – made possible by all of you, our loyal readers and #PCMasterRace gamers around the world – we thought it would be great to give something back. So, we teamed up with the good folks at Gigabyte and AMD, along with the talented team at Thermaltake, to put together a righteous, red and radical killer gaming PC giveaway system. Up for grabs was (past tense, we have a winner!) this totally awesome... Read more...
This is a special year for us here at HotHardware. We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary! The first version of HotHardware went live in 1999 and we have been partying like it ever since! This year also happens to be the 20th Anniversary of Falcon Northwest’s Talon systems and it’s AMD’s 50th Anniversary too. With all of these major milestones happening we thought it would be great to give something back to all of you loyal readers. So we teamed up with the good folks at Falcon Northwest, AMD, and the talented team at Obsidian Entertainment to put together this absolutely awesome giveaway. Up for grabs was a custom 20th Anniversary Edition Talon, powered by AMD Ryzen and... Read more...
The holiday season may be behind us now, but we wanted to keep you all in the holiday spirit just a little longer. As you've likely heard, we hooked-up with our friends at Lenovo for another HOT Holiday Giveaway that ended in December, just before we headed out for CES 2019.  For this giveaway, we had not one but three awesome prizes up for grabs -- two Lenovo Smart Displays with Google Assistant – one 10” model and one 8” – along with a Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR Kit with Kylo Ren Lightsaber; cool tech, great gear, good times. In any event, we've finally scoured through all of the entries and have picked the lucky winners! So,... Read more...
For our most recent giveaway, HotHardware teamed up with our friends at AMD and Corsair to put together a fantastic gaming system, complete with a Raven Ridge-based Ryzen 5 APU and a slew of awesome Corsair gear, including a beautiful Crystal Series 570X case! This time around you all had a chance to win an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of RAM, an SSD, an ASRock gaming motherboard, Corsair input devices, and a Corsair PSU, all wrapped up in a Corsair Crystal Series 570X. The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig is listed below: APU: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Motherboard: ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 PSU:... Read more...
Our latest giveaway had ended and it's time to announce the winner! For our back to school giveaway, we had some awesome AMD Ryzen gear up for grabs, including the HOT 6-core Ryzen 5 1600X (with high performance cooler), 16GB of GEIL DDR4-3200 RAM, and an ASUS Prime B350-Plus motherboard. This kit would make a great foundation for a new build or an easy upgrade to an existing system -- swap out your mobo, CPU, and RAM, and you'll be ready to rock! Well, we've finally scoured through all of the entries and have picked the lucky winner! So, without further delay...againsterik - you won!When you have a moment, shoot us a note with your full contact and shipping details, and confirm that... Read more...
What better way to usher in Spring, and all of the great weather that came along with it, than to give away an awesome, mobile gaming rig, designed to keep you gaming no matter where you go? To that end, we teamed up with our friends at Razer and Killer Networking and put together a fantastic Spring giveaway, featuring the absolutely gorgeous Razer Blade! This time around, you all had a chance to win a loaded Razer Blade, valued at $1899, featuring a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, 16GB of DDR4 memory, and a fast PCIe M.2 SSD! Well, we've finally scoured through all of the entries and have picked the lucky winner! So,... Read more...
As the holidays drew near, we wanted to do our part to get you all worked up into a frenzy and in the holiday spirit! So, we thought, "what better way to that, than to give away some HOT new gaming gear, powered by some of the latest and greatest technologies?" Core i7 processors? GeForce GTX 1080 graphics? Curved displays, gobs of memory, and solid state storage? Yeah, thanks to our friends at Lenovo, we had it all!And a couple of you just won! Up for grabs in this latest HOT Holiday giveaway were two powerful gaming systems -- an awesome IdeaCentre Y900 RE gaming desktop (Razer Edition) complete with a 27" curved display and a beastly Ideapad Y900 17" gaming laptop...1st... Read more...
The time has come to announce the winner of our Fall HP Pavilion x360 13t Notebook Giveaway! In case you missed all of the previous announcements, this time around you all had a chance to win a Core i5 Skylake-based HP Pavilion X360 13t, with 8GB of RAM, a 128GB M.2 SSD, Bang & Olufsen audio, and a host of other goodies! The complete specifications for the sleek, little rig we're giving away includes... HP Pavilion x360 13t Specifications & Features Processor Intel Core i5-6200U Dual-Core 2.3GHz (Max 2.8GHz) OS Windows 10 Home 64-bit Display 13.3-inch HD UWVA IPS WLED-backlit (1366x768) Touch Graphics Intel HD Graphics 520 Storage 128GB M.2 SSD Memory 8GB DDR4-2133 (1x 8GB) Audio Bang... Read more...
A couple of weeks back, we wrapped up our Spring Fling gaming system giveaway with AMD. We picked the winner (Congrats Fortunz!) and the conclusion of the giveaway, but some travel and a heavier than expected workload prevented us from shipping the rig as quickly as we would have liked. In any case, we've had the chance to take the rig for a spin to ensure everything was in working order, and she's on the way to the winner!There She Is!A Look From The Top, With The Chassis OpenFrom The Side -- Nice And Neat, With Room To SpareIf you recall, this rig is packing an AMD A10-7890K APU with Wraith Cooler, installed on an MSI A88X-XM Gaming motherboard. Rounding out the build is 16GB... Read more...
What better way was there to usher in the Spring season, and all of the great weather that comes along with it, than to give away an awesome gaming rig, designed to keep you inside as long as possible? For this giveaway, we teamed up with our friends at AMD and put together a fantastic gaming system, complete with an AOC FreeSync display and AMD’s fastest APU yet!This time around you all had a chance to win an AMD A10-7890K-infused, custom-built rig complete with 16GB of RAM, a Patriot SSD, a MSI gaming mobo and a Corsair PSU, all wrapped up in a slick, DIYPC Cuboid-R case.The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig are listed below:APU: AMD A10-7890K w/ Wraith... Read more...
Our Fantastic Fall Gaming PC giveaway has come to a close and we’re ready to announce the winner! If you recall, we teamed up with our friends at CyberPower and put together one heck of an awesome giveaway, featuring a Trinity Xtreme PC packed with high-end hardware! This time around you all had the a chance to win an awesome Haswell-E powered, slick, custom-built, CyberPower Trinity Xtreme gaming PC with 16GB of RAM, an ultra powerful GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card, a Samsung SSD, and a whole lot more. The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig includes...:Processor   Intel Core i7-5820K (15MB Cache, Six Cores, 3.3GHz)  Memory 16GB... Read more...
Our spring gaming PC giveaway has come to a close and we’re ready to announce the winner! If you recall, we teamed up with our friends at CyberPower’s Syber Gaming division and put together one heck of an awesome gaming system giveaway! This time around you all had the a chance to win an Intel Core i5-4690K-infused, custom-built, console-sized Syber Vapor gaming PC with 16GB of RAM, a powerful EVGA GeForce GTX 970, a Samsung SSD, and a whole lot more. The complete parts list and breakdown for this custom gaming rig were: CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K Graphics: EVGA GeForce GTX 970 Memory: 16GB DDR3-1600 Storage: 250GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO / 1TB Seagate HDD Chipset: Intel Z97 Chassis: Syber Vapor... 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...
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...
In this special episode of HotHardware’s Two and Half Geeks webcast, Marco takes us through a system build of a killer new Gaming PC built with top-notch Corsair components that we'll be giving away to our lucky “Back to School” contest winner JOMA! A couple of episodes back, I (Marco) said that I was so jazzed to assemble this system that I promised it would be the cleanest one I’ve built yet. I’m happy to report that I pulled it off (at least I think I did!). Assembling a group of parts that were all designed to work together definitely makes the process much easier. Kudos to Corsair for putting the effort in to design components that cater so well to the enthusiast... Read more...
As all of you probably know, we had two contests overlap for a little while yesterday, while our “MSI and NVIDIA Gear Up With HotHardware” and “Tablets of the Season” giveaways both going on. Well, we’ve picked the winners for the MSI and NVIDIA Giveaway and have our first of five winners in the Tablet Giveaway as well. So without further ado, here goes... MSI and NVIDIA Gear Up With HotHardware Giveaway Winners: Grand Prize: MSI GeForce GTX 580 Lightning Winner = CDeeter! Runner Up: MSI X79 or Z68 Motherboard (Your Choice!) = Omegadraco! HotHardware's Tablets Of The Season Sweepstakes Winner No. 1: December 13 Winner: Asus Eee Pad Slider = TaylorKarras! All of you,... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Marco takes us through the component selection and build process for the grand prize of HotHardware's Labor Day Giveaway contest - a custom gaming PC decked out with the latest technologies from Intel, NVIDIA, Patriot, Gigabyte, NZXT and many more!... Read more...
To commemorate Father's Day and to congratulate all of you that are graduating this season, in conjunction with our friends at AMD, Thermaltake, and Kingston, we assembled yet another <HOT> rig to give away! Readers had a chance to win a full AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition based system, complete with a pair of Radeon HD 6870 graphics cards, some super-fast Kingston DDR3 RAM, a Kingston SSD, and a slick Thermaltake Level 10 GT chassis. We decided to give the rig to a randomly selected contributor to our on-line forum, news and reviews discussion systems. And we have picked the winner! Before we reveal who it is, here's one last look at the complete break-down of components... Read more...
To get you all into the holiday spirit, we joined up with our friends from Digital Storm and put together yet ANOTHER monster sweepstakes give-away! This time around we gave you all a chance to win an Intel Core i7 950-infused gaming rig with 6GB of DDR3 memory, a 1TB hard drive, a Radeon HD 6870 graphics card and water cooling by Asetek, among many other goodies. The complete parts list and breakdown for Digital Storm's sweet Special|Ops System for this sweepstakes is listed below. And just below that, we announce the winner! SammyHayabuza--You are the winner! Shoot me a note with your full contact information and I'll let you know when the machine ships!  Congrats... Read more...
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