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Winner of Ballistics PC Core i7 System Giveaway

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!

  • kyeana
    Congratulations! :)
  • it only has 3gb of memory?
  • CoryInJapan
    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.

  • jerreece
    Congrats & Merry Christmas for sure!!! Awesome rig for free. :) Though I'd suggest putting more RAM in it. hehe
  • festerovic
    jealousy...;) congrats Lucky Andy
  • sliem
    Lucky basterd, congrats.
    3GB is enough but 4-6 would be better. Not too expensive to upgrade anyway.
  • damien12g
    anyone done biz with ballistic? good, bad, indifferent?
  • oneeighteen
    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 :(

  • unlicensedhitman
    It's a new start up company located
  • unlicensedhitman
    It;s a new start up company located in San Jose, CA. There website looks similar to Digitalstorm.