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Tom's Hardware X58 Contest Winner

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!

  • michaelahess
    winer huh?
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  • randomizer
    We need an international contest :)

    Congrats Scott.
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  • StupidRabbit
    michaelahesswiner huh?
    :D ya, thats what i notice first too.. thought they meant weiner
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  • bf2gameplaya
    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
    I meant to say SATA instead of USB and I can't edit my post..sorry!
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  • truehighroller
    Booo!!! LMAO should have been me not him.. :^P
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  • Pei-chen
    I never noticed this contest. Good for Scott.
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  • yoda8232
    I never heard about this contest...
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  • NuclearShadow
    Congrats to the lucky winner.
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  • kilroy0097
    One of these days I'll win. Congratz to Scott the fellow Texan.
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