Intel: Extreme Rig Challenge

Intel: Extreme Rig Challenge

There will be a 12 builders compete to create the most extreme gaming rig featuring the new Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition and an Intel® SSD 750 Series—and you decide who comes out on top. Tweet to cast your vote and enter to win one of the final 7 rigs unveiled at PAX Prime.

I wish we had this here. Oh my! Oh my! I’m dreaming to have a powerful rig on my own. But wait for guys.

Have you heard about it…

Mark your calendar on September 3, 2016, on PAX Prime for these 12 contenders to build a powerful rig from new Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition and an Intel® SSD 750 Series. How amazing and exciting this will. I hope to be there and witness them.



Intel equipped 12 top system builders with the right stuff to make an extreme rig.


Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition

  • 10 cores, 20 threads
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Quad-channel DDR4-2400 memory
  • 25MB L3 Intel® Smart Cache
  • Up to 3.5GHz frequency1

Intel® SSD 750 Series

  • 4 lanes of PCIe* 3.0
  • 4x the performance of SATA SSDs2
  • Industry-leading NVMe* interface
  • Sequential read up to 2,500MB/s2
  • Capacities up to 1.2TB


Follow the builds on social media to keep up with the teams’ progress. They’ll be using #IntelRigChallenge to post pictures and updates.

2. Share

Tweet the name or handle of your favorite system builder to cast your vote and include the hashtag to be entered into the raffle to win a rig. You’re eligible to enter once a day through September 3, so the more you interact, the greater your odds!

3. Win

A drawing will be held in the Intel booth at PAX Prime to raffle off the top 7 custom rigs. Get involved, and you could win one of them!

Intel “Extreme Rig Challenge” Sweepstakes Official Rules


Intel “Extreme Rig Challenge” Sweepstakes Official Rules

What are you waiting for supporting your team now! Good luck to all the contenders and may the best rig ruled!  






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