On Sunday Intel lifted its embargo on its Haswell refresh, including the updated Z97 chipset. From a high level, Z97 looks a lot like last year's Z87. Z97 primarily adds official support for M.2 and SATA Express, as well as RST support for PCIe storage devices. This year we'll see the transition to native PCIe/NVMe SSDs, so Z97 marks the beginning of a platform transition to a world where PCIe storage is more widespread. We'll be publishing Z97 motherboard reviews over the coming days, but to kick off the launch MSI is giving AnandTech readers the chance to win one of four Z97 motherboards. We've got two MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC motherboards and two Z97 Gaming 7 boards to give away. The Z97 Gaming...

MSI Radeon R9 290 Gaming 4G Giveaway

Anyone looking to upgrade their gaming rig will be extremely excited about our next giveaway. MSI's Radeon R9 Gaming 4G features AMD's 6.2 billion transistor Hawaii GPU. The R9...

4199 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/28/2014

PowerColor Radeon R7 250 - AMD Center Giveaway

The month of Radeon R7 250 giveaways continues! Last week we chose three winners for a stack of MSI Radeon R7 250s, and this week AMD is giving us...

1105 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/21/2014

Intel System Giveaway Part 4: High End Core i7 Performance System

Late last year Intel came to us with an interesting proposition: using Haswell CPUs and Intel SSDs, we had to come up with four of our best system builds...

5577 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/20/2014

AMD Radeon R7 250 - AMD Center Giveaway

The month of Radeon R7 250 giveaways continues! Last week we chose three winners for a stack of ASUS Radeon R7 250s, and this week AMD is giving us...

944 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/5/2014

Intel System Giveaway Part 3: Core i7 Gaming System

Late last year Intel came to us with an interesting proposition: using Haswell CPUs and Intel SSDs, we had to come up with four of our best system builds...

4888 by Ian Cutress & Jarred Walton on 2/19/2014

Intel System Giveaway Part 2: High Performance Core i5

Late last year Intel came to us with an interesting proposition: using Haswell CPUs and Intel SSDs, we had to come up with four of our best system builds...

4910 by Anand Lal Shimpi, Jarred Walton & Ian Cutress on 1/17/2014

ARM Holiday 2013 Giveaway: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

As I hinted at in our Ask the Experts post with ARM's Peter Greenhalgh, a good turnout from all of you in the comments might help secure some giveaways...

2387 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/18/2013

Intel Gaming System Giveaway - Holiday 2013: Part 1, Gaming Core i5

Earlier this year Intel came to us with an interesting proposition: using Haswell CPUs and Intel SSDs, we had to come up with four of our best system builds...

4052 by Anand Lal Shimpi, Jarred Walton & Ian Cutress on 12/13/2013

Crucial M500 SSD Giveaway: Holiday 2013

I've been a huge fan of SSDs ever since I started looking into them back in 2008. The impact to the overall PC user experience is nothing short of...

4155 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/9/2013

MSI Mini ITX Holiday 2013 Giveaway: Z87I Gaming AC Motherboard & GTX 760 Gaming ITX Video Card

Continuing our giveaways this holiday season we have a couple of mini ITX bundles from MSI. We've got two of these motherboard + video card combos to give away...

3227 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/4/2013

Enermax Case, Heatsink/Fan and Power Supply Giveaway: Holiday 2013

Going into this holiday season we're fortunate enough to have wonderful sponsors eager to show their support for AnandTech readers by providing us with some hardware to give away...

1277 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/25/2013

AMD Center Giveaway: HP ENVY Sleekbook, 15.6" quad-core Richland Notebooks

Earlier this month we launched the AMD Center, a portal on AnandTech that aggregates all of our AMD content in one place. As a recap, the AMD Center features...

1226 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/23/2013

AMD Center Giveaway: Acer V5, 11.6" quad-core Temash Notebooks

Today we launched the AMD Center, a portal on AnandTech that aggregates all of our AMD content in one place. Thanks to AMD's sponsorship you'll get a cleaner interface...

1265 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/5/2013

MSI Haswell Motherboard Giveaway

We've got two more chances to win a Z87 Haswell motherboard, this time courtesy of MSI. Today's giveaway includes one MSI Z87 MPower Max and one Z87-GD65 Gaming.

3415 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/10/2013

Gigabyte Haswell Motherboard Giveaway

Hot on the heels of Intel's Haswell launch, Gigabyte was kind enough to share two of its flagship 8-series motherboards to give away to some lucky AnandTech readers. Today's...

1875 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/2/2013

Qualcomm Gives Away One Free Uplinq 2012 Pass to AnandTech Readers, Discounted Registration as Well

Today we have a change of pace with our giveaways. Qualcomm has given us a single pass to its Uplinq 2012 conference to give away to one lucky reader...

16 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/5/2012

MSI GT70 Ivy Bridge Gaming Notebook Giveaway

Congrats to lebarle who won the MSI Z77A-GD65 from our last giveaway. As I hinted at last time however, if you didn't win or aren't in need of a...

4880 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/24/2012

The Antec Giveaways: Part 2

If you're looking for a new case, Antec is setting side a pair of its Eleven Hundred model cases for two lucky AnandTech readers. The Eleven Hundred features three...

2347 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/14/2011

Gigabyte X79-UD5 Giveaway

Earlier this month we reviewed Intel's new ultra high end CPU: Sandy Bridge E. The 2.7 billion transistor chip is a serious workhorse, overkill for most enthusiasts but a...

2923 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/29/2011

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