The giveaways keep rolling here at TR. This week, you have the chance to win a couple of juicy prizes from XFX and AMD. XFX has provided one of its Radeon HD 7790 graphics cards, and AMD has kicked in its FX-8350 CPU. One winner will take home both products.
As we saw in our review, the Radeon HD 7790 has ample horsepower to run recent games at 1080p resolution. The XFX variant we're giving away has slightly higher clock speeds than AMD's defaults: 1075MHz versus 1000MHz for the GPU and 6.4GHz versus 6.0GHz for the memory. It also comes with copies of BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, and Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon. Once you factor in those games, the 7790 looks like a steal at $140 online.
If you run a lot of multithreaded applications, the FX-8350 is also a nice deal. The chip offers good performance with highly threaded workloads and an overclocking-friendly unlocked upper multiplier. Despite being AMD's fastest Socket AM3+ CPU, the FX-8350 sells for only $200.
To enter the giveaway:
But the last few parts are totally optional and only meant to enrich your life in small ways.
Because lawyers still roam the earth, doing as they will, we do have a few requirements for entry, which are spelled out below.
Rules and regulations
Sorry, but this contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) only.
Only one entry allowed per person, household, or e-mail address. Multiple entries per person, household or address are not permitted. Please don't try to game the system by entering your girlfriend, wife, kids or pets. We'll probably disqualify you if you do.
We will be accepting giveaway entries between the time this post goes up and June 24, 2013 at noon CDT. We'll then choose our winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. The winner will be announced on the site on June 25 and will also be notified via e-mail. The winner must claim his prize within 72 hours, or he will forfeit his prize and we will draw a new winner.
You must include your full name, a valid email address, and a physical shipping address with your entry. Only the winner's name will be announced on the site. We will not share the address or other personal information with our sponsors or anyone else. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. TR reserves the right to disqualify entries that appear to be attempts to game the system or circumvent the rules in any way.
The staff of The Tech Report and their immediate families may not enter the giveaway and are not eligible to win.
We will accept entries only from residents of the United States and Canada (Quebec excepted). No purchase is necessary. This giveaway is void where prohibited by law. Neither TR nor XFX nor AMD is responsible for any taxes on the prize, damage in shipping, damage caused by using the prize with other products, or health issues such as repetitive strain injury, eye strain, or chemical addictions that may result from prolonged use of the prize. We may answer questions and offer clarifications of the rules in this comments thread.
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