AnandTech 13-year Anniversary Giveaways Continue: ASRock H55M Proby Anand Lal Shimpi on July 6, 2010 2:01 PM EST
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Yesterday we gave away our second SSD of the contest. The winner? Bob-o. Congrats! Respond to my email with your shipping info and we'll get your prize out right away.
I started out reviewing motherboards. Back in 1997 there were dozens of motherboard manufacturers and they were all very eager to have their products reviewed. In some senses the industry was a lot cleaner back then. The focus of motherboard PR hadn't yet shifted to winning awards above all else. Before I handed off motherboard reviews to Mike Andrawes, our first Senior Editor, I reviewed 209 motherboards for AnandTech.
Today's prize is made by a company that wasn't even around back then. ASRock. Originally an ASUS subsidiary, ASRock is now completely independent. The company was kind enough to ship us its H55M Pro. You can find full specs of the LGA-1156 motherboard here on ASRock's site.
To enter the giveaway all you need to do is respond to this post with a comment. Please only respond with one comment. If you're chosen, you need to email us your shipping information within 7 days to claim your prize.
Now the rules. This contest is unfortunately only available to US residents in one of the 50 states. I realize that AnandTech is an international site and I do highly value all of our readers, unfortunately extending the contest rules outside of the US is a bit more than we're able to reliably handle today. That's not to say that we won't at some point in the future, we just have little experience doing such things and don't want to get burned early on.
Secondly, you are only allowed to enter once. Multiple entries aren't counted.
Entries will be accepted from 2:01 PM EDT on July 6, 2010 through 2:01 PM EDT on July 7, 2010. Winner will be selected by July 9, 2010.
Good luck everyone :)
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1reader - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkAw, I missed the SSD's!
bousouneko - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkfinally a mobo, the proper giveaway item
NA1NSXR - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkgimme
mountaingoat - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkMe too
alachua - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkThis would make a nice base for my HTPC
chewy2314 - Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - linkme too!!!
notathome - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkI have had a few and had mixed feelings about them, but for free they are great.
Methusela - Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - linkI'm in for one! :-D
Vidmar - Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - linkWould be a nice gift
Earballs - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - link/signed