The AnandTech 20th Anniversary Giveaway

Now that the commemorating is done, let’s get to the fun part of our 20th anniversary: the giveaway.

For some of our past anniversaries we’ve done hardware giveaways, and for our 20th anniversary I wanted to do the best giveaway yet. It only seemed fitting that as a thank you to the readers that have supported us over the last two decades, that we try to give something back to you.

I set out with a goal to do 20 days of giveaways, one for each year of AnandTech’s existence. To do so, myself, the other editors, and the sales team reached out to our friends at hardware vendors across the globe to line up hardware for our greatest giveaway ever. The results exceeded even my wildest expectations.

31 vendors have donated hardware for the AnandTech 20th anniversary giveaway, smashing even my most optimistic goals. We still haven’t finished adding up the value of all of the prizes, but it’s tens of thousands of dollars. It’s honestly almost more than we could handle, if not for the hard work of the Purch community team in helping out to organize all of this.

So a big thank you goes out to our friends at Intel, AMD, HTC, NVIDIA, Seasonic, ARM, Asus, and more, for providing us with so many prizes to give out to you guys. I knew we had a lot of friends, but it’s only after you ask for free hardware to give to random readers that you realize just how many friends you have. And similarly, how these companies are eager to make a good impression with you.

Starting today and running through May 23rd, we’re doing 20 days of giveaways. We have CPUs, motherboards, phones, tablets, video cards, cases, power supplies, laptops, and even some bona fide swag to give away. Each giveaway is only open for 48 hours, so you’re going to want to check in each and every weekday to enter that day’s giveaway(s). Many will enter, not as many will win, but with the number of prizes we have available the odds may be more in your favor than you think.

However for our many international readers, I need to apologize. We’ve not been able to do international giveaways, and the 20th anniversary giveaway is no different. AnandTech/Purch is too big to do a clandestine giveaway, and that means we need to follow all of the relevant local laws on giveaways. And, as it turns out, there are a lot of countries out there who either dislike giveaways or require that someone in their country wins a giveaway in order for it to be offered there. As a result, we’re only able to open these giveaways to residents of the United States. I’m genuinely sorry we can’t offer anything outside of the United States, but I hope you can understand.

Anyhow, for our first giveaway I thought it was only appropriate that we go full-circle and start back where AnandTech itself started: AMD. So please check out our AT20 Day 1 AMD giveaway for your chance to win a Ryzen 7 1800X, a Ryzen 5 1600X, or one of four Radeon RX 570 video cards. And then check back in tomorrow and the day after that (and the day after that) for future giveaways.

Celebrating AnandTech’s 20th Anniversary


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  • SgtKibbles - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    20 years isn't easy. Here's to another 20! :) Reply
  • 2kfire - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    I've been reading for 18 years, I can't even remember all the gear I've bought based on AnandTech reviews and recommendations!
    Here's to another 20!
  • River-wind - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    Congratulations on 20 years! (Have I been reading this site for close to that long? Holy crud, it has been over 10 at least. D: ) I mean, awesome, it's been 20 years! Reply
  • hybridarjun - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    I really want to, trying to build my first computer. Reply
  • hybridarjun - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    Happy 20th anniversary, I really want to win trying to build my first computer. Thank you Reply
  • sidphoenix - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    I have been reading since my first year at NC State where I custom built a computer based on no knowledge but what I could learn from this site and the teensie bit I knew from playing around on Mac OS 9 on my dad's computer in high school. I truly appreciate the wide ranging interests covered from digital imaging to transistor level computer circuitry and phone specs. This site has grown in breadth of coverage and perspective as my technology needs have matured. I have referred many associates to this site in the interest of them learning a bit more of what goes on under the hood. Thanks for keeping the values and priorities that attracted me to your site when I was just a tech neophyte while an undergrad. Reply
  • Donald Burch - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    Been following your content for a while, and joined to celebrate! Congrats and more luck for the the future. Reply
  • Salman Al Farizi - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    Aw, i'm late Reply
  • Salman Al Farizi - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    Conratulations Anandtech for 20th years anniversary. I still like Anandtech more than Tom's Hardware Reply
  • poohbear - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - link

    been coming here since early 2000s. Here's to another 20 years and lord knows how technology will be in 20 years! (typing this on my smartphone!) Reply

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