Free Stuff Wednesday: Gigabyte G1 Assassin X58 Motherboard Giveaway!!

Subject: Editorial, General Tech, Motherboards | November 16, 2011 - 03:12 PM |
Tagged: X58, giveaway, gigabyte, contest

We have been on a roll recently, trying to clear out as much stuff give away as much stuff to our readers as possible!!  We handed out a free copy of Skyrim and linked you to a contest for a Radeon HD 6870 from XFX just last week. 

Next on our list is a high-end enthusiast level motherboard from Gigabyte, the G1.Assassin X58!!

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This is a great board to upgrade your current LGA1366 system or a great start to build a new one at prices that are likely lower than you expect. 

What do you need to do enter to win this motherboard?  Couldn't be easier!!

  1. Make a comment on this post thanking Gigabyte for this kick ass contest!!  That's pretty simple right?  You don't have to register, though we would appreciate it!
  2. Like Gigabyte on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GIGABYTE.US
  3. Like PC Perspective on Facebook: http://facebook.com/pcper
  4. Follow PC Perspective on Twitter: http://twitter.com/pcper
  5. Circle PC Perspective on Google+: http://gplus.to/pcper
    1. (Another hint, comments on our G+ post about this contest get another entry!)

We will pick a random winner in our pool of entries on Friday, the 18th of November in the afternoon, EST!  Sorry, US and Canada residents only for this one!  If you don't have a Facebook/Twitter/Google+ account commenting here will still enter you.

Thanks for reading PC Perspective and good luck!!!

UPDATE: We have a winner!!!!  After a quick stop to Random.org the person going home (or at least getting shipped) the Gigabyte X58 G1.Assassin motherboard is...."slugbugg55"!!!  Congratulations, an email is on the way to asking for your shipping information!!

Stay tuned to PC Perspective as we head into Thanksgiving week for more contests and giveaways!!


November 16, 2011 | 03:16 PM - Posted by James Jacob (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for this contest. Always love your motherboards! Hope to win!

November 16, 2011 | 03:19 PM - Posted by CoreyD (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte!!

November 16, 2011 | 03:21 PM - Posted by Colin (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte! My current board is an AMD Gigabyte but it is a little dated. I would love to upgrade to a more current setup, and I have been considering Intel as I like the Hackintosh advantages!

November 16, 2011 | 03:22 PM - Posted by oh_fubar

Sweet Motherboard Thanks Gigabyte!!

November 16, 2011 | 03:22 PM - Posted by George Herndon (not verified)

Thx Gigabyte for supporting PCPer and offering this mb for the contest.

November 16, 2011 | 03:23 PM - Posted by Kaessa (not verified)

Thanks, Gigabyte! Great contest! :D

November 16, 2011 | 03:24 PM - Posted by yuri53122

Thanks Gigabyte, my past 3 motherboards for my gamine computer have been yours. They survive an incredible amount of abuse, from massive overclocking, and even a psu shorting out and electrocuting the board. Guess what, it still worked. Gigabyte, you're awesome.

November 16, 2011 | 03:26 PM - Posted by brothercrow (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte. This board looks hot!

November 16, 2011 | 03:28 PM - Posted by edray

Gigabyte- you rock! :)

November 16, 2011 | 03:29 PM - Posted by Luzer (not verified)

Gigabyte does it again!

Thanks for the contest.

November 16, 2011 | 03:30 PM - Posted by Jack Prindle (not verified)

Wow!!!! this looks awesome!!!

Sure would like to win it!!!!

November 16, 2011 | 03:30 PM - Posted by Christopher Knopick (not verified)

You are awesome Gigabyte! I have motherboards of yours that I'm just drooling to install and use. Thanks

November 16, 2011 | 03:34 PM - Posted by omegadoom13

Thank you again Gigabyte!! Another kickass contest with another awesome Gigabyte prize!
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https://twitter.com/#!/Dryden13

November 16, 2011 | 03:33 PM - Posted by Gunbuster

My current Gigabyte board is getting rather old (GA-EP45-UD3P)

I would love to win this!

November 16, 2011 | 03:35 PM - Posted by Ryan Richard (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for this kickass contest. I would use the motherboard to play Skyrim. (-:3

November 16, 2011 | 03:36 PM - Posted by Edgar Doiron (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for this kickass content.

November 16, 2011 | 03:44 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

free stuff, me like gigabyte

November 16, 2011 | 03:44 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

free stuff, me like gigabyte

November 16, 2011 | 03:46 PM - Posted by Chuck (not verified)

Nice!

November 16, 2011 | 03:46 PM - Posted by raulduke

i love free stuff and i love Gigabyte ... WIN WIN!
Thanks Gigabyte for this kickass totally awesome content.

November 16, 2011 | 03:46 PM - Posted by Nomegar

Thank you Gigabyte for this kickass contest!

November 16, 2011 | 03:50 PM - Posted by sh4un

Thank you Gigabyte for supporting the forums.

November 16, 2011 | 03:50 PM - Posted by Frozen Art

thanks to everyone who makes this possible *crosses fingers*

November 16, 2011 | 03:52 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte

November 16, 2011 | 03:54 PM - Posted by jmacguire

I have two of your older boards now, love to have one of your newest.
thanks Gigabyte.

November 16, 2011 | 03:55 PM - Posted by Super Six Two

Thanks Gigabyte!

November 16, 2011 | 03:55 PM - Posted by Josh C. (not verified)

Thanks for the contest Gigabyte!

November 16, 2011 | 04:00 PM - Posted by jameskelsey

Gigabyte the best

November 16, 2011 | 04:01 PM - Posted by digitalloupe

Gigabyte thank you for this AK47 bullet holder on your board, my PC will be secure now!

November 16, 2011 | 04:12 PM - Posted by Buyers (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for the opportunity to upgrade. S939 just isnt cutting it anymore, hehe.

November 16, 2011 | 04:14 PM - Posted by Chief (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for such an awesome
Contest!!

November 16, 2011 | 04:19 PM - Posted by mperone51

Looks green

November 16, 2011 | 04:21 PM - Posted by Derekp10

Thanks for the free stuff Gigabyte!

November 16, 2011 | 04:27 PM - Posted by slugbug55

Thank You Gigabyte for sponsoring this giveaway with such an awesome prize. Completed all of the above steps.

November 16, 2011 | 04:30 PM - Posted by pdjblum

Thanks Gigabyte for the chance to win such a beautiful mobo.

November 16, 2011 | 04:33 PM - Posted by pdjblum

Thanks Gigabyte for the chance to win such a beautiful mobo.

November 16, 2011 | 04:35 PM - Posted by thlnk3r (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for my first S939 motherboard ;)

November 16, 2011 | 04:36 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Sweet Motherboard Thanks Gigabyte!!

November 16, 2011 | 04:38 PM - Posted by Device Unknown (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte. Always wanted one of those for sure.

November 16, 2011 | 04:41 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for this contest. It would be a great upgrade

November 16, 2011 | 04:47 PM - Posted by Peach Tea (not verified)

OYE! Gigabyte! Thanks for the opportunity to enter this contest, and also for making mobos that don't suck! I'm a full concert to your great products and silly model numbers.

November 16, 2011 | 04:52 PM - Posted by struijen

killer Board Gigabyte! thanks for supporting PcPer!

November 16, 2011 | 05:05 PM - Posted by wyldtek

Thanks Gigabyte!

November 16, 2011 | 05:07 PM - Posted by shellscriptz

Thanks Gigabyte for realizing that style and performance make a seriously awesome coupling! Thanks also for 3d uefi bios. Cheers.

November 16, 2011 | 05:10 PM - Posted by Bumbibear (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte and PcPer for this Awesome contest!!! :-D

November 16, 2011 | 05:13 PM - Posted by dwj7738

Great Motherboard, Thanks MSI

November 16, 2011 | 05:37 PM - Posted by Davetheshrew (not verified)

Thanks gigabyte for this awesome competition! Man I want this board :)

November 16, 2011 | 05:40 PM - Posted by Deanimal (not verified)

Thanks for the kick ass contest!

November 16, 2011 | 05:43 PM - Posted by Landon (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte!

November 16, 2011 | 06:19 PM - Posted by Molson (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte!!

November 16, 2011 | 06:35 PM - Posted by PnkPwrRngr (not verified)

Wow, that MB is sick looking. I would love to throw my i7 920 in there being that I won't be jumping on SB-E.

November 16, 2011 | 06:36 PM - Posted by perfectshot (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte. This board is screaming to be submerged in oil!

November 16, 2011 | 07:02 PM - Posted by alist

Thanks Gigabyte for this kick ass contests.

November 16, 2011 | 07:14 PM - Posted by cyow

No hope I can win not US but

Many thanks to Gigabyte for this contest and to PcPer for hold it!

November 16, 2011 | 07:17 PM - Posted by S1DIMMER (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte!! Will the clip on the motherboard fit my AR-15?

November 16, 2011 | 07:30 PM - Posted by Dr_Rob (not verified)

Thanks for supporting PC Per ! Great MBs which are always my first choice

November 16, 2011 | 07:52 PM - Posted by Alex trapini (not verified)

Thanks gigabyte for another awesome contest giving away some of .the best merchandise

November 16, 2011 | 08:04 PM - Posted by Trent Johnson

Awesome! Thanks Gigabyte for the contest!

November 16, 2011 | 08:08 PM - Posted by w chris (not verified)

Thank you gigabyte! Be a nice opportunity to upgrade!

November 16, 2011 | 08:31 PM - Posted by Grunteh

Thanks Gigabyte! I'm sick of this AMD 770 board hahaha

November 16, 2011 | 08:31 PM - Posted by Kal (not verified)

One gruesome looking MB!! GIMME!!

November 16, 2011 | 08:37 PM - Posted by HarriGary

Thanks Gigabyte for the awesome giveaway! I love the different color schemes by the way.

November 16, 2011 | 08:52 PM - Posted by mark (not verified)

Thanks gigabyte for the wicked board.....Hoping to get my hands on one.

November 16, 2011 | 08:52 PM - Posted by thrones801

Thanks for the giveaway. You guys rock. Already have one Gigabyte mother board, looking to build a new system, so this would come in handy.

November 16, 2011 | 08:58 PM - Posted by James (not verified)

Count me in for an x58 board with a lot of nice features.

As an aside, did anyone ever make an aftermarket chipset cooler for these things?

November 16, 2011 | 09:19 PM - Posted by Chris H (not verified)

Thank you gigabyte for the awesome contest. I love your products!

November 16, 2011 | 09:19 PM - Posted by Tighe

技嘉科技股份有限公司 (Gigabyte) you came out in 1986, I was just a pup but I'm still runnin strong and so are you. Sweet board and thanks for the Pcper sponsorship.

November 16, 2011 | 09:34 PM - Posted by Patto (not verified)

Love This Mobo, Perfect to build a Monster System around

Thank you Gigabyte for making Such a KICK ASS!!!! Product

November 16, 2011 | 09:45 PM - Posted by jtiger102

Thanks Gigabyte! I have used Gigabyte boards for all of my last 4 builds and will continue to use them for their great value!

November 16, 2011 | 10:15 PM - Posted by undermined (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte

November 16, 2011 | 10:22 PM - Posted by Ric (not verified)

Great motherboard. Thanks Gigabyte for the contest.

November 16, 2011 | 11:01 PM - Posted by DashTrash

Thanks Gigabyte! Great prize!

November 16, 2011 | 11:02 PM - Posted by snowbound999

Sweet need an upgrade here.

November 16, 2011 | 11:03 PM - Posted by Braxton Fleck (not verified)

I *realy* like your green...

November 16, 2011 | 11:05 PM - Posted by Erin P (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for this awesome contest!
Hope I win!

November 16, 2011 | 11:06 PM - Posted by mLocke (not verified)

Been a Gigabyte devotee for many years, but I'm still stuck in the past on a EP45-UD3R. Help me out!

November 16, 2011 | 11:38 PM - Posted by bwarren33

THANKS, Gigabyte. The green and black looks sick..

November 16, 2011 | 11:51 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Giga is pretty awesome.

November 17, 2011 | 12:05 AM - Posted by mimiro

Thanks Gigabyte! For making great products, and sponsoring this giveaway. My current motherboard was $40, I don't think anything else needs to be said as to why I would love this board.

November 17, 2011 | 12:12 AM - Posted by Mangix (not verified)

I love the layout of this board. Thanks for making this, Gigabyte.

November 17, 2011 | 12:52 AM - Posted by Enzarch

Thanks Gigabyte, keep up the colors!

November 17, 2011 | 01:11 AM - Posted by CaribouLou (not verified)

Thanks to Gigabyte, I've always loved your motherboards and I appreciate the chance to win a sweet X58 board!

November 17, 2011 | 01:13 AM - Posted by Rory Sutherland (not verified)

Gigabyte is kickass, there i said it, just because they give me all the graphical power in my system ;)

November 17, 2011 | 11:23 AM - Posted by bboydp

That is one sweet Mobo... Let's all hope I win. :P

Seriously though, Thanks Gigabyte, for making my dreams come true.

November 17, 2011 | 01:24 AM - Posted by bond782

Thank you Gigabyte! You make the best motherboards.

November 17, 2011 | 01:44 AM - Posted by gloomfrost

Thanks Gigabyte for giving one of these beauties away, hope lady luck smiles on me :)

November 17, 2011 | 01:45 AM - Posted by TinkerToyTech

GiGabyte, LOVE your motherboards and Im looking forwamrd to populaying thisone with the best goodies.....

November 17, 2011 | 02:00 AM - Posted by VeryInterestedO...

Thanks Gigabyte & pcper for this kick ass contest!!!

November 17, 2011 | 02:02 AM - Posted by baker269

Thanks Gigabyte for the awesome giveaway!

November 17, 2011 | 03:02 AM - Posted by elgrandeburro

Many thanks, Lord Gigabyte of Awesome motherboards.

November 17, 2011 | 03:41 AM - Posted by NedDraniton (not verified)

Thanks to Gigabyte and PcPer.

November 17, 2011 | 04:16 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Really enjoy the podcast, my #1 site for pc related info. Could use a motherboard for one more X58 build before stores stop carrying the i7 960.

November 17, 2011 | 06:19 AM - Posted by AbbyNormal

thanks for the contest, Gigabyte!

November 17, 2011 | 06:26 AM - Posted by Harith (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for this SICK ASS contest! LOL

November 17, 2011 | 06:39 AM - Posted by Mr.Prayer

Thank you Gigabyte.
Really love their products.

November 17, 2011 | 06:52 AM - Posted by TA (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte!

November 17, 2011 | 07:01 AM - Posted by Attila Nadhazi (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for this contest, let me win this one :)

November 17, 2011 | 07:43 AM - Posted by Urgentfury

looks dangerous

November 17, 2011 | 08:41 AM - Posted by W5IEM

Awesome contest. Thanks Gigabyte.

November 17, 2011 | 08:43 AM - Posted by W5IEM

Oops, double post. Sorry, but still a cool contest.

November 17, 2011 | 09:30 AM - Posted by Sushruta (not verified)

Thanks for the awesome Kick-ass contest Gigabyte. :)

November 17, 2011 | 11:04 AM - Posted by Andrew Brown (not verified)

I would love to move away from my current system to something a tad more modern. The Assassin looks like a good triple Nvidia SLI set up. The giveaway is always appreciated Gigabyte. I have had experience with core2Duo Gigabyte boards in the past.

November 17, 2011 | 11:12 AM - Posted by talestrike2

Thank you Gigabyte for the great contests!

November 17, 2011 | 11:31 AM - Posted by Goofus Maximus (not verified)

Arigato gozaimasu, Gigabyte, and "Domo arigato PCPerspective! Domo! Domo!" as well.

Danke schoen!

Merci beaucoup!

Spasiba!

Oh, and THANK YOU!

November 17, 2011 | 11:54 AM - Posted by Gnovacaine

Gigabyte amazes me again. Good work! And thank you for the chance to win. :D

November 17, 2011 | 12:15 PM - Posted by chondro (not verified)

thanks gigabyte!~

November 17, 2011 | 01:24 PM - Posted by zetachi

hope I'm not too late. thanks Gigabyte for supporting PC Per :)

November 17, 2011 | 01:36 PM - Posted by seanp

Happy with my old Gigabyte P35 mobo. Time for an upgrade! Thanks for the contest Gigabyte! Great work Ryan.

November 17, 2011 | 03:07 PM - Posted by Tron (not verified)

Yes, please!

November 17, 2011 | 04:38 PM - Posted by superxero044 (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte. My motherboard is crap!

November 17, 2011 | 04:45 PM - Posted by heathky (not verified)

i will win something one day

November 17, 2011 | 04:48 PM - Posted by rizzilio (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte for creating such a great board!

November 17, 2011 | 06:22 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Thanks gigabyte!

November 17, 2011 | 06:33 PM - Posted by I. Liveclean

Thanks Gigabyte, your products are awesome. I've been using them for 10 years and love em!

November 17, 2011 | 06:47 PM - Posted by tut

Looking to build a third Gigabyte system to add to my UDR5 and UDR7. Thanks Gigabyte!

November 17, 2011 | 06:51 PM - Posted by Wendi (not verified)

Thanks for this awsome contest Gigabyte!!!

November 17, 2011 | 06:51 PM - Posted by Wendi (not verified)

Thanks for this awesome contest Gigabyte!!!

November 17, 2011 | 07:25 PM - Posted by mark (not verified)

Heya hook it up !!!!

November 17, 2011 | 10:56 PM - Posted by theautumnsbest

Thanks Gigabyte!

November 17, 2011 | 11:39 PM - Posted by maulataur

Thank you Gigabyte for this kickass contest!.

November 18, 2011 | 12:48 AM - Posted by elttaboi

Thanks gigabyte. I've always preferred gigabyte motherboards. They are solid.

November 18, 2011 | 01:51 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

November 18, 2011 | 02:05 AM - Posted by calgirlm13

Thank you Gigabyte! I would love this :D

November 18, 2011 | 02:09 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte! This would make a perfect Christmas gift for my brother! I liked all of the pages.

November 18, 2011 | 03:00 AM - Posted by Lucv13 (not verified)

Great news Gigabyte, been waiting for you to bring out your UEFI Bios so I can try your product...

November 18, 2011 | 03:02 AM - Posted by Lucv13 (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte, been waiting for you to bring out a UEFI Bios so I can try your product

November 18, 2011 | 04:38 AM - Posted by avitus

Very cool guys. Thanks for the giveaway!

November 18, 2011 | 07:24 AM - Posted by Tricky0502 (not verified)

Pick me, pick me!!

November 18, 2011 | 07:25 AM - Posted by Tricky0502 (not verified)

Pick me, pick me!!!! That is one hot MB!!

November 18, 2011 | 11:28 AM - Posted by Hada (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte, you are the best!

November 18, 2011 | 11:41 AM - Posted by Michael Bond (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte for making boards that nerds drool over, also thank you for letting PCPer give one away for free!

November 18, 2011 | 11:45 AM - Posted by Gls90a

Thanks Gigabye and PCPER, this is a great motherboard you are givingaway!

November 18, 2011 | 11:48 AM - Posted by lowrezz

Sweet looking board (both visually and spec) and right on time too.

Thank you Gigabyte!

November 18, 2011 | 12:19 PM - Posted by Thomas Ellis (not verified)

Thank you gigabyte for you Mobo you submitted for the contest I own a couples of your motherboards I love you gigabyte

November 18, 2011 | 01:12 PM - Posted by havik2k

Thanks Gigabyte for the contest & PCPer for bringing it to the people.

November 18, 2011 | 02:31 PM - Posted by David Laycock (not verified)

Thanks for the contest!

November 18, 2011 | 03:07 PM - Posted by jaloar

Thanks Gigabyte!

November 18, 2011 | 03:27 PM - Posted by Bill In Alabama

Thanks Gigabyte.

November 18, 2011 | 04:45 PM - Posted by MrBlack2 (not verified)

Thanks Gigabyte

November 18, 2011 | 06:52 PM - Posted by slugbug55

Awesome, I won :) Thank You PC Perspective and Gigabyte.
Email received and info sent.

November 18, 2011 | 11:59 PM - Posted by Manduhh (not verified)

CONGRATS slugbug55!!!

November 19, 2011 | 12:58 AM - Posted by ANON (not verified)

Thats what, the second one you won now? lol congrats!

November 19, 2011 | 01:45 AM - Posted by papajohn

Thank you Gigabyte for one nice looking board!

November 19, 2011 | 06:57 AM - Posted by The Woodturner (not verified)

Another Superb offer from Gigabyte Nothing better than the opportunity to upgrade promoted by PC Perspective always providing the most current data available

November 19, 2011 | 02:38 PM - Posted by rrplay (not verified)

Congrats to slugbug & Enjoy man !

November 20, 2011 | 07:40 PM - Posted by Corhen (not verified)

Thanks for this Kickass Comment! i mean Prize, i mean, well you know!

November 21, 2011 | 12:28 AM - Posted by SirFisher

Thanks Gigabyte for the opportunity to upgrade.

November 21, 2011 | 12:28 AM - Posted by SirFisher

Thanks Gigabyte for the opportunity to upgrade.

November 21, 2011 | 12:44 AM - Posted by culber

Thanks gigabyte for this contest, great board lots of highend extras.

November 21, 2011 | 09:26 AM - Posted by Terry McDonald (not verified)

Thank you Gigabyte. I built an LGA 1366 system before this board came out and now I wish I had waited. This is the board I really wanted.

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