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At the start of this month we kicked off a week-long competition with our frenemies over at Tom’s Hardware. Striving to see which technology website was superior, our respective distributed computing teams held a race in the popular Folding @ Home project to amass the largest number of points over a one-week period. And now that the race week has come to a close, the final results are in. Folding@Home Race Results Team Points Team AnandTech 296,180,869 Tom's Hardware 212,467,005 As of end of the race, Team AnandTech has amassed 296 million points, besting Tom’s Hardware by nearly 40%. And while it took a day or so for both teams to get up to speed, as it turns out it was never even close. Daily Production Chart (Image Courtesy Team AnandTech user Petrusbroder) Anyhow...

The Summer of Honeycomb, Part 2: Win an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Want to know if you're the winner of our first Summer of Honeycomb giveaway? Congrats to AnandTech reader jdobratz for winning our first Eee Pad Transformer. Be sure to...

2046 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/17/2011

It's Also the Summer of Storage: Patriot Wildfire SSD Giveaway

What's this - another contest during our Summer of Honeycomb giveaway? Indeed it is. We write about SSDs quite frequently here at AnandTech so it's about time that we...

3147 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/11/2011

The Summer of Honeycomb, Part 1: Win an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

We're all out of memory, congrats to AnandTech reader raimondi1337 for winning our last giveaway of 16GB of G.Skill DDR3-2133 memory. Be sure to respond to my email to...

4181 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/8/2011

G.Skill Summer Memory Giveaway, Round 2: 16GB DDR3-2133 Kit

Congrats to AnandTech reader: awkward for winning G.Skill's 8GB DDR3-1600 memory kit in our last giveaway. Respond to my email to claim your prize! There's still one more chance...

1774 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/30/2011

G.Skill Summer Memory Giveaway, Round 1: 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit

Remember our Antec soundscience giveaway? reckert and OMGkragnor were the first two winners, however Antec was so pleased with the number of entries that it gave us an additional...

1282 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/23/2011

Antec soundscience rockus 3D Giveaway

April was a pretty exciting month for giveaways on AnandTech. We gave away four Xooms courtesy of NVIDIA, our last one went to AnandTech reader Don of Charlotte, NC...

1759 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/6/2011

We're Giving Away a Qualcomm MSM8660 Mobile Development Platform

Last month Brian put together a performance preview of Qualcomm's first dual-core SoC: the 1.5GHz MSM8660. The article was mostly focused on GPU performance as the new Adreno 220...

813 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/27/2011

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Final Round

We've given away three Motorola Xoom tablets already, this is your last opportunity to win one. Read on for details on how to enter.

1865 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/25/2011

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 3

When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of...

2343 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/21/2011

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 2

When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of...

2395 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/19/2011

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 1

When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of...

3354 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/15/2011

MSI Sandy Bridge Notebook Winner

First I want to thank everyone who entered and MSI for suppling a GT680R Sandy Bridge notebook for the contest. And second, I'd like to congratulate AT reader gamefreakgcb...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/14/2011

MSI Giveaway: GT680R Sandy Bridge Notebook

I've been working with MSI for nearly as long as AnandTech has been around. So when MSI came to us with a giveaway opportunity we jumped on it. The...

4685 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/8/2011

Correction: OCZ Vertex 3 Random Read Performance Data

A huge thanks goes out to AnandTech reader Andrei and some very attentive Xtreme Systems forum members. I just got an email pointing me to this thread where one...

50 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/2/2011

Want to Write for AnandTech?

Last year we put out our first ever public Call for Writers. Over the past year we've added many new faces to AnandTech and we're looking to do it...

57 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/16/2010

AnandTech 2010 Server Upgrade: The Memory

A couple of months ago we shared with you the CPUs that are going into our new server farm. We've actually started physically installing the machines (hence the brief...

69 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/28/2010

A Favor, Share your AnandTech Stories

I've been out in California for the past week for IDF, followed by some extra meetings with the usual suspects: AMD, Intel and NVIDIA. The information I gained from...

109 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/17/2010

WD VelociRaptor 600GB now in SSD Bench

We've had great feedback to the launch of GPU Bench and Bench in general - I'd like to extend a personal thank you to everyone who took the time...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/15/2010

Ask and You Shall Receive: GPU Bench is Live

One day I got the bright idea to benchmark the living crap out of everything I could find. What resulted was a huge Excel sheet of CPU performance results...

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/12/2010

Son of Intel Employee Missing, AT Reader Help Requested

A friend of mine who works at Intel emailed me asking for my help in this. Kyron Horman, the son of an Intel employee, has gone missing. The report...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/8/2010

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