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Tom's Hardware X58 Contest Winner

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Today Tom's Hardware announces the winner of the Gigabyte X58 Contest: Scott, from Garland Texas, you're our winner! Please check your email!

We're delighted to be partnering with Gigabyte to deliver the next generation in high performance computing. Based on the X58 and Core i7 platform, Scott will have the chance to step up his system's performance significantly.

If you're one of those who entered but didn't get picked, don't worry. More contests are on the way, so look out for them!

Scott picks up a brand new Gigabyte EX58-ETREME X58 motherboard. Check out the full specifications here on Gigabyte's website. We'll have more giveaways coming in the near future from other participating companies, so look out for those promotions!

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    michaelahess , February 10, 2009 3:30 AM
    winer huh?
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    randomizer , February 10, 2009 3:42 AM
    We need an international contest :) 

    Congrats Scott.
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    StupidRabbit , February 10, 2009 3:42 AM
    michaelahesswiner huh?


    :D  ya, thats what i notice first too.. thought they meant weiner
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    bf2gameplaya , February 10, 2009 3:58 AM
    I'm sure the Gigabyte marketing department will thank me when I say... "that's a hell of a board."

    No seriously, it looks engineered well enough to run in a high temperature, high load PC environment, which is what the board is intended to do with 3 video card slots, correct?

    Proper power connector placement, low profile assembly, ample room for the Noctua UP12 HSF (As if you would use anything else), no crowding the RAM for potential RAM cooling. Even the USB ports look like you can access them easily when the system is loaded...see, you insert half of them edge on, the other half perpendicular. All bases are covered. I notice all that from the picture!
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    bf2gameplaya , February 10, 2009 4:01 AM
    I meant to say SATA instead of USB and I can't edit my post..sorry!
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    truehighroller , February 10, 2009 11:47 AM
    Booo!!! LMAO should have been me not him.. :^P
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    Pei-chen , February 10, 2009 12:01 PM
    I never noticed this contest. Good for Scott.
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    yoda8232 , February 10, 2009 1:24 PM
    I never heard about this contest...
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    NuclearShadow , February 10, 2009 5:01 PM
    Congrats to the lucky winner.
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    kilroy0097 , February 11, 2009 6:17 AM
    One of these days I'll win. Congratz to Scott the fellow Texan.
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    water01 , February 11, 2009 8:11 AM
    When are you going to make these contests available to people outside of the United States?
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    water01 , February 11, 2009 8:19 AM
    When are you going to make these contests available to people outside of the United States?
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    zixaq , February 11, 2009 5:09 PM
    Damn! I saw "Scott" and "Texas" and my heart skipped a beat before "Garland" could register.
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    gringott , February 11, 2009 10:20 PM
    This contest is fixed. Obama told me I would win it. I'm voting republican next time.