Believe it or not, we've cooked up yet another giveaway for our faithful readers. This time, we can thank MSI and Nvidia for contributing the prizes. MSI has volunteered one of its P67A-GD80 motherboards and a GeForce N560GTX Ti Twin Frozr II graphics card. Nvidia, meanwhile, chucked in four Crysis 2 game keys, four Mafia II keys, and four Just Cause 2 keys.
That leaves us with a high-end Sandy Bridge motherboard worth $229.99 at Newegg, a blistering-fast graphics card valued at $249.99, and a dozen games, all of which will soon be appearing on the front porches of some lucky TR readers—although, if you want to get technical, we'll just e-mail you the license keys for the games. It's faster.
How does one enter? Simply follow the instructions below and enter your details in the form at the bottom of this post. We'll be accepting entries until May 27, so you've got plenty of time to read the rules and regs to make sure your entry is kosher.
Rules and regulations
Sorry, but this contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) only.
Participation in social networking sites Facebook or Twitter is required. To enter, eligible candidates must either:
(If you happen to meet these requirements already, no need to click the links again. Just don't un-like or un-follow us or MSI before the contest is over.)
Then, fill in the form below with your name, e-mail address, and a link to your Facebook or Twitter profile, depending on which of the above options you chose. For example, if you "liked" the TR and MSI Facebook pages but didn't "follow" the TR and MSI Twitter feeds, then link your Facebook profile. (We'll accept only a single profile link even if you followed TR and MSI on both services.) As always, we will not divulge your personal information to third parties.
The contest will stay open until Friday, May 27 at noon CDT. We will choose the winners in a random draw and announce them by the end of the day on Wednesday, June 1. We recommend that participants don't un-follow or un-like us before then, since we'll be checking profiles to make sure they qualify (as per the instructions above) shortly before announcing our winners.
Our grand prize winner will receive the motherboard, graphics card, and one game of his choice. The remaining 11 winners will get to pick games from the prize pool on a first-come, first-served basis.
We shouldn't need to remind you that, as always, only one contest entry per household is allowed. We'll be keeping an eye on Facebook accounts and e-mail addresses to make sure no one tries to cheat. Cheaters may have their accounts banned from the forums and the front-page comments, may be black-listed from future contests, and may be privately scorned and ridiculed among TR's editors. It's happened before.
Update — We are no longer accepting entries to this contest.