in: Direct Release | August 24, 2010 | by: Jagat Review

GIGABYTE Announces Winner of the “Search for GIGABYTE Motherboard’s #1 Biggest Fan Contest” on Facebook

Grand Prize Trip to Taiwan to Watch the GO OC 2010 Worldwide Final

Taipei, Taiwan, August 23th, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and computing hardware solutions is pleased to announce that Marc Bro Beier from Denmark is the winner of the GIGABTYE #1 Biggest Fan Contest, which means he will be receiving a 4 days, 3 nights all expenses paid trip to Taipei, Taiwan to witness first-hand the overclocking community’s largest event, the GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Competition 2010 worldwide final.

The Search for GIGABYTE Motherboard’s #1 Biggest Fan contest ran from May17th to July 31st, where fans on the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GIGABYTEmotherboards) had some pretty creative ways to show their love for GIGABYTE motherboards. Hundreds of fans participated, but there were several standout entries, with fans submitting pictures and videos of their systems, giving advice to other fans about system settings and hardware recommendations and generally creating a very supportive community atmosphere. This just meant that judging the winner was that much more difficult for GIGABYTE staff. Of course, there could only be one winner, and Marc clearly showed us his love for GIGABYTE motherboards, whether through his series of informative videos (http://www.youtube.com/user/DK12k), his often passionate, yet helpful suggestions to GIGABYTE, as well as his advice to other GIGABYTE motherboard fans. Congratulations Marc. See you in Taipei in September!

Some Favorite GIGABYTE Fan Photo Submissions

Matthew Kinley at Mount Fuji with GIGABYTE

Petri Korhonen sleeping with his UD9

Marko Jankuloski cooking with GIGABYTE


In addition to the #1 Biggest Fan Contest, GIGABYTE also gave away 10 motherboards, one every week, to fans who answered our weekly discussion questions. The winners were:

Prize Winner
Week 1 GA-890GPA-UD3H JD Melo
Week 2 GA-890FXA-UD5 Juanjo Mayor
Week 3 GA-P55A-UD7 Marc Bro Beier
Week 4 GA-H55N-USB3 Cin Ionel
Week 5 GA-P55A-UD7 Dev Lopulalan
Week 6 GA-H55N-USB3 Steve Ng
Week 7 GA-X58A-UD3R Andrés S. Miglio
Week 8 GA-X58A-UD5 Rizwan Siddiquee
Week 9 GA-X58A-UD7 Lord Hypoglossal (Karthik Krishnan)
Week 10 GA-X58A-UD9 Hz Nehalem

Congratulations to all of the winners. GIGABYTE would like to thank all the thousands of fans who have joined us on the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column and for your continued support of GIGABYTE. If you haven’t become a fan yet, just visit us at www.facebook.com/GIGABYTEmotherboards. We are sorry we couldn’t make every one of you winners, but don’t feel too left out. There are still plenty of opportunities to win some great prizes from GIGABYTE. There are currently 2 GO OC spectator competitions where we give away lots of OC gear a guess the winner competition and a weekly lucky draw for guess the winner entrants.

To find out more about the GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Competition (GO OC) 2010, please visit the GO OC official website at: http://gooc2010.gigabyte.com/en/Default.aspx

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