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Winner of Ballistics PC Core i7 System Giveaway

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 41 comments

Let the good times roll.

Last month, we ran a contest where we were giving away a brand new Core i7-based gaming PC, thanks to new boutique builder startup Ballistic Gaming PC.

We've finally selected our winner: congratulations to Andy Bender of Strasburg, Colorado!

Lucky Andy gets to take home the following configured system:

  • Chassis Model: Cooler Master CM Storm Scout
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz (Quad Core)
  • Motherboard: EVGA X58 LE Edition SLI (Intel X58 Chipset) (Supports SLI or CrossFire)
  • System Memory: 3GB DDR3 1333MHz Corsair Dominator DHX
  • Power Supply: 750W Ballistic Certified (Dual SLI Compatible)
  • Hard Drive 1: 500GB Western Digital (16MB Cache) (7200 RPM) (SATA)
  • Optical Drive 1: DVD±R/RW/CD-R/RW (DVD Writer 20x / CD-Writer 48x)
  • High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
  • Video Card(s): 1x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 1.792GB (Includes PhysX Technology)
  • Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
  • [Classified] Cooling: Asetek Liquid CPU Cooler (120mm Radiator)
  • Chassis Airflow: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
  • Internal Lighting: Internal Chassis Lighting System (Blue)
  • [Classified] Overclock: Overclock the processor between 3.3GHz to 3.9GHz
  • [Classified] GPU Overclock: Yes, Overclock the video card(s)
  • CPU Boost: Stage 1: Overclock the processor between 3.3GHz to 3.9GHz
  • Graphics Boost: Yes, Overclock the video card(s) as much as possible with complete stability
  • Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
  • Restore Kit: Ballistic Specialized Recovery System (DVD Image Based)
  • Warranty: 3 Year Platinum Care Extended Parts & Labor Warranty

It's the season of sharing and giving, so stay tuned to Tom's Hardware for more system giveaway contests!

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  • 13 Hide
    Anonymous , December 22, 2009 9:01 PM
    it only has 3gb of memory?
  • 12 Hide
    CoryInJapan , December 22, 2009 9:07 PM
    sdsendohit only has 3gb of memory?

    Yea but think of how much he is saving by ALLL the stuff he is getting...He can easilly add another 2-4 gigs for 50 bucks.

    Congrats.
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  • 6 Hide
    kyeana , December 22, 2009 8:49 PM
    Congratulations! :) 
  • 13 Hide
    Anonymous , December 22, 2009 9:01 PM
    it only has 3gb of memory?
  • 12 Hide
    CoryInJapan , December 22, 2009 9:07 PM
    sdsendohit only has 3gb of memory?

    Yea but think of how much he is saving by ALLL the stuff he is getting...He can easilly add another 2-4 gigs for 50 bucks.

    Congrats.
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    jerreece , December 22, 2009 9:18 PM
    Congrats & Merry Christmas for sure!!! Awesome rig for free. :)  Though I'd suggest putting more RAM in it. hehe
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    festerovic , December 22, 2009 9:32 PM
    jealousy...;) congrats Lucky Andy
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    sliem , December 22, 2009 9:40 PM
    Lucky basterd, congrats.
    3GB is enough but 4-6 would be better. Not too expensive to upgrade anyway.
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    damien12g , December 22, 2009 9:43 PM
    anyone done biz with ballistic? good, bad, indifferent?
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    oneeighteen , December 22, 2009 9:53 PM
    wow i bet andy doesn't even need this pc i bet he has a better one
    they should have given it to some one that really needs it :( 



    ^me^
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    unlicensedhitman , December 22, 2009 10:06 PM
    It's a new start up company located
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    unlicensedhitman , December 22, 2009 10:08 PM
    It;s a new start up company located in San Jose, CA. There website looks similar to Digitalstorm.
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    Blessedman , December 22, 2009 10:18 PM
    Post Andy! I wanna see the winner say something, lol!!!
  • 0 Hide
    RADIO_ACTIVE , December 22, 2009 10:24 PM
    OOOOO BOOO I never win anything :( 

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    logitic , December 22, 2009 10:28 PM
    I hope the ram is a typo. Anyway Congratz!
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    Ho0d1um , December 22, 2009 10:36 PM
    Merry Christmas Andy!
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    griffed88 , December 22, 2009 10:55 PM
    Merry Christmas! Maybe one day I'll win a good comp lol
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    mlopinto2k1 , December 22, 2009 11:32 PM
    I don't like the case but I wouldn't be picky if I won it! "Nah, I don't want it, the case is revolting... NOT!"
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    tlmck , December 23, 2009 12:15 AM
    3gb memory + 64 bit OS = moronic
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    hakesterman , December 23, 2009 12:15 AM
    Nothing Wrong with 3 Gigs of Ram, most of the time that much Ram is never used anyway. Sweet System!

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    OvrClkr , December 23, 2009 12:25 AM
    Yea, its not like he wont be able to use the PC... if he games then he can add a bit more ram for a few bucks...
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    SneakySnake , December 23, 2009 12:49 AM
    Dang !! what a sexy looking PC, congrats Andy :D 
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