MSI Z77A-GD65 Ivy Bridge Motherboard Giveawayby Anand Lal Shimpi on April 30, 2012 5:08 PM EST
Thanks to everyone who entered our last giveaway. We're waiting for eligibility confirmation from our four potential winners: bigbluerobo, nhilyna, Lord 666 and fiftysixtius. Respond to the email in your inbox to verify your eligibility and claim your prize!
If you didn't win last time, don't worry - MSI came through with a Z77 motherboard of their own to give away to one lucky reader. MSI's Z77A-GD65 is pictured below and it's what we're giving away starting today:
The Z77A-GD65 is an ATX Z77 motherboard, obviously with support for Ivy Bridge. You get three PCIe x16 slots, although they are electrically x8s and a x4. MSI uses an Intel GigE NIC on-board as well as a Realtek audio codec. There are five fan headers, eight SATA ports (6 via the Intel PCH) and 14 total USB ports (including 4 USB 3.0 ports). All in all this is a very well featured board and one that should make for a great start to your new Ivy Bridge system.
And if you don't win this time, MSI is giving away something else in the not too distant future. But more on that later...
To enter the contest simply respond to this post with comment telling MSI what winning this motherboard would help you do.
Now the rules. This contest is only available to US residents in one of the 50 states. Secondly, you are only allowed to enter once.
Entries will be accepted from 5:08 PM ET on April 30, 2012 through 12:01 AM ET on May 9, 2012. Winners will be selected by May 15, 2012.
Good luck everyone :)
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