Yes, we've got some hardware to give away again. This time, our prizes hail from Gigabyte, Enermax, and Samsung, and they include almost every component needed to build a gaming PC. All in all, we've got nearly a thousand bucks worth of hardware up for grabs—and it couldn't be easier to enter for a chance to win, provided you're at least somewhat creatively minded.
Entrants are being asked to compose a haiku about something PC-related. It could be anything: the rush of building your first gaming rig, a software development project gone awry, or cleaning up a relative's virus infestation. We're providing as much freedom as we can with the subject, but we do ask that you submit your haikus in, well, actual haiku format. That means three lines and a 5-7-5 syllable arrangement.
Whoever comes up with the most creative or entertaining haiku will win our grand prize haul, which comprises the following:
Now, creative contests like this are always hard to judge. That's why we've set aside another 256GB 840 Pro as our runner-up prize. If you don't win the jackpot, you'll at least have a shot at some speedy storage courtesy of Samsung.
Head over to this thread in our forums to look over the contest rules and submit your entry. We'll be accepting submissions until August 21, 2014 at noon CDT. Note that submissions must be posted in that forum thread. The comments thread below is for discussion only.
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