NVIDIAÂ® teamed up with MAKE and created the “Modification Station” a special section on MAKE that celebrates “SPEAK VISUAL” – from PC mods to amazing motion graphics this section had some of the best collections of amazing mods and visuals. For the contest any maker who had an amazing PC mod, gamer station or PC hardware creation, or cool graphics they created could win amazing prizes — from a new computer to the latest graphics cards from NVIDIA to books from MAKE! And… here are the winners! Over 378 entries total! We will be contacting all the winners shortly.
Deja 2.0, by Mr.Red. Prize: Digital Storm PC!, Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHZ (Quad Core) processor, ASUS P6T Deluxe (Intel X58 Chipset) motherboard, 3GB DDR3 1333MHz Corsair memory, 500GB Western Digital (16MB Cache, 7200 RPM, SATA) hard drive, NVIDIA GeForice GTX 280 1GB video card.
All runners up will receive: BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE graphics card combines the power of 24 more processing cores (versus the standard GTX 260) with BFG’s out-of-the-box overclocking to rip through DirectX 10 games at blazing fast frame rates and enable realistic physical motion and massively destructible environments with NVIDIAâ€™s new PhysX technology. This graphics card delivers an amazing visual computing experience you have to see to believe.
Building The Perfect PC 2nd Edition – Regardless of your technical experience, Building the Perfect PC will guide you through the entire process of building or upgrading your own computer. You’ll use the latest top-quality components, including Intel’s Core 2 Duo and more. And you’ll know exactly what’s under the hood and how to fix or upgrade your PC.
Make Projects: Small Form Factor PCs is the only book available that shows you how to build small-form-factor PCs — from kits and from scratch — Included in the book are projects for building personal video recorders, versatile wireless access points, digital audio jukeboxes, portable firewalls, and much more. This book shows you how to build eight different systems, from the shoebox-sized Shuttle system down to the stick-of-gum-sized gumstix.