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#1 LinusTech

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:18 PM

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Holy crap it's that time again! PAX Prime is coming and Intel's gearing up for the show by sponsoring us to be at the show and also... apparently giving away TWO gaming systems. One of them is a Potenza gaming desktop from Maingear and the other is a Valkyrie gaming notebook from iBuyPowerI do have a bit of bad news, however. Because this is a PAX Prime promotional giveaway, eligibility is limited to Canadians (sorry Quebec, not you guys) and residents of the 50 US states.

 

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With that out of the way... HUGE thanks to Intel for making this giveaway possible. I'm especially thrilled that out of the two systems that are being given away for PAX Prime one of them is being given to us for LTT forum members only! How cool is that!!??

 

PLEASE TAKE SOME TIME TO READ THE SPONSOR MESSAGES BELOW!

 

 

 

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1. Enter to win an iBuyPower Valkyrie gaming notebook by simply tweeting WHY you want a new gaming system with hashtag #IntelGaming. The full rules and regulations are here.

 

2. Click here to check out the current Intel Gaming Promo!! Intel is giving away a ton of CPUs, SSDs, and NUCs. All you have to do is buy a qualifying product and submit your proof of purchase for a chance to win, or check out the official rules and follow the instructions to enter without buying anything! 

 

3. If you haven't checked it out already, we're also promoting the Intel VIP Tech Zone smartphone app available for Android and iOS! Through the app you can get news, special promotions, and exclusive giveaways.

 

 

MAINGEAR POTENZA SYSTEM GIVEAWAYS RULES & REGULATIONS 

 

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The Potenza that's being given away has a massive 16GB of RAM with a Core i7 4770K processor, which will make it a great choice for both gaming and content creation. It also has a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card, and it's all packed into a gorgeous modified Silverstone Fortress series mITX case. Absolutely awesome. Here are the full details:

 

MSRP: $1599

 
Specs of system: 
 
• Intel Core i7 4770k Processor
 
• 16 GB DDR3 1600 MHz memory
 
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 with 2 GB graphics memory
 
• 1 TB HDD 7200 RPM + 30 GB SSD for caching
 
• 8x speed (Read/Write) for DVD+/-R & DVD+RW, 6x speed for DVD

 

 

Full Rules & Regulations

 

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

 

This giveaway is only available for Linus Tech Tips forum members, and as usual you can either get ONE entry to win, or you can get more!!

 

1x entry - Post something in this thread. Maybe tell us what you look for in the ultimate gaming system. We will be tabulating entries based on the posts in this thread. Double posting will DISQUALIFY you. If you decide after you've posted to share to social networks EDIT your existing post rather than creating another one.
 

1x bonus entry - Include a link in your post of you sharing the giveaway on your personal Facebook

1x bonus entry - Include a link in your post of you sharing the giveaway on your personal Twitter

1x bonus entry - Include a link in your post of you sharing a link to this giveaway announcement thread in some other community (forums, social networks, super-active community websites other than linustechtips.com like Digg... etc). We aren't trying to spam so make sure you are sharing with people who you genuinely think will care about it!

You can get a maximum of 4 entries by including links in your post to the two eligible sharing places. Here is an example of what an optimal maximum entry (4) post would look like:
                                                                                                                                                                                    

1. Thanks for the cool contest, Linus. Intel rocks for making this happen. I always choose a beefy graphics card for my 
 

2. Facebook share from (Name Goes Here): (insert verifiable link here)
 

3. Twitter share with Twitter handle @Example: (insert verifiable link here)
 

4. Community Site share with nickname (nickname goes here): (insert verifiable link here)

                                                                                                                                                                                    

 


The contest closes September 6th and the winner will be contacted after we've had a chance to tabulate the entries. Good luck everyone! Thanks for participating, and a big thanks again to our sponsor, Intel!


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#2 MrJakePrince

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:19 PM

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Really hate that these things are always US or Canada only, rest of the world just gets screwed over because of 'shipping costs'.


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:20 PM

Awesome!

 

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:21 PM

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:21 PM

I look for good prices and a good graphics card. (Thank you for the giveaway! :))

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:23 PM

Really hate that these things are always US or Canada only, rest of the world just gets screwed over because of 'shipping costs'.

This is the first main one that is US or Canadian exclusive, Linus does a good job of making global giveaways.


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:26 PM

Such an awesome giveaway!


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:26 PM

Im in :) thanks you guys. Good luck to everyone that enters



#9 MrJakePrince

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:26 PM

This is the first main one that is US or Canadian exclusive, Linus does a good job of making global giveaways.

I wasn't referring to just Linus nearly every YouTube related giveaway I see these days screws over the rest of the world, it's like everyone in North America forgets that they wouldn't have a first world country right now if Europeans hadn't colonised it. The only International giveaways I ever see are from English Youtubers especially the ones who don't actually make much money from Youtube so if they can be bothered to pay for a shipping charge it pisses me off that Linus, Youtube, Newegg, NCIX etc can't be fucked.

 

Edit. Oh and the Intel gaming promo that Linus is promoting in his post is also NA only so it isn't just this giveaway.


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:27 PM

Sweeet!


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:28 PM

F*** you guys and your continent! :(
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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:30 PM

It's seriously not cool to exclude the rest of the world, especially seeing as a there are so many nationalities on LTT, but sometimes it's not up to Linus.


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:31 PM

No love for EU :/


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:33 PM

would be cool :o


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:34 PM

So once again **** the europeans, hell yeah


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:35 PM

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:37 PM

I am making one post ! I can't find the other stuff... oh well lol


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:38 PM

Not an entry btw. i'm in the UK


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:39 PM

I wasn't referring to just Linus nearly every YouTube related giveaway I see these days screws over the rest of the world, it's like everyone in North America forgets that they wouldn't have a first world country right now if Europeans hadn't colonised it. The only International giveaways I ever see are from English Youtubers especially the ones who don't actually make much money from Youtube so if they can be bothered to pay for a shipping charge it pisses me off that Linus, Youtube, Newegg, NCIX etc can't be fucked.

 

Edit. Oh and the Intel gaming promo that Linus is promoting in his post is also NA only so it isn't just this giveaway.

Well they could always do what some places do and say its a Global giveaway but entrants are responsible for shipping costs....... That wouldn't be good now would it because you may win a gaming notebook but for the cost of shipping and import taxes and duties you may as well just upgrade what you have already. Its something for free. You are not losing anything by not being able to win a giveaway and hell they don't even have to do a giveaway so by complaining you aren't making a good name for yourself.

 

 

Not an entry btw. I'm in the UK.


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