Yep. Our summer o' giveaways is still in full swing. This time, we've got fresh loot from the nice folks at MSI and Corsair—and all of it will go to one lucky winner.
MSI has volunteered one of its Z87-GD65 Gaming motherboards. This black-clad Haswell mobo sells for $189.99 at Newegg, and it has an impressive array of features: integrated Killer NIC networking, isolated audio circuitry with a built-in headphone amplifier, an onboard mSATA port, SLI and CrossFire support via triple PCI Express x16 slots (which share the CPU's 16 PCIe 3.0 lanes), new-and-improved firmware fan controls, and "Military Class 4" components. Geoff reviewed this motherboard last month and found it to be a fine performer—not to mention an excellent value, considering the price and feature payload.
Corsair, meanwhile, has contributed its Vengeance 2000 gaming headset. Priced at $99.99, this headset is designed to reproduce 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound using Dolby Headphone V2 technology. There are two 50-mm drivers and an adjustable, noise-canceling microphone. The headset is wireless, too, so there's no danger of getting the cable caught under your chair's wheels. Corsair quotes a range of 40 feet and a battery life of up to 10 hours.
Entering for a chance to win is pretty straightforward. Here's how you do it:
(The last three parts are completely optional, but they won't hurt. We promise.)
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 July 28, 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 July 29 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. TR, MSI, and Corsair are not 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.
We are no longer accepting entries for this contest. Thanks to all who participated!
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