Winner of Our 'Cracking the Egg' USB 3.0 Contest

Last month we opened up a contest with Newegg called "Cracking the Egg" where one lucky winner took home the following haul of USB 3.0 prizes:

1.     One Asus N61JQ-X1 Notebook Computer with an Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor and 4GB of Memory

2.     One Western Digital 1TB MyBook 3.0 External Disk Drive

3.     One Seagate BlackArmor PS-110 500 GB External Drive

We received nearly 5,500 entries, with around 4,500 of those meeting the requirements with correctly answered questions correctly only one entry, as per the rules.

Today we're happy to announce the lucky winner, Todd Eckelberger from Lakeland, Florida. Congratulations!

Stay tuned for another contest from Tom's Hardware and Newegg.

Marcus Yam
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.
  • thrust2night
    Todd you lucky bastard. Enjoy your prize.
  • godwhomismike
    Damn... Those were some awesome chances too. I really wanted that laptop. Lucky bastard!!!!
  • icepick314
    there is hurricane in Florida right now...

    so Todd won't be able to receive the prize...

    however, it's clear in Virginia so I can receive the package at anytime!!!!
  • dman3k
    Todd, I will give you $500 for that entire prize. :)
  • cscott_it
    Congratulations Todd :)

    I'm quite jealous, sir.
  • flyinfinni
    Congrats! A little jealous here too;-)
  • igot1forya
    Is it too late to change my name to Todd Eckelberger and move to Lakeland Florida? :)
  • sliem
  • livinindaghetto
    A nice setup, congrats!
  • husker
    Contest? There was a contest?