hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Join Dtoid in Chicago this weekend for a Charity PC race

5:15 PM on 12.04.2012 // Niero Gonzalez
  @destructoid

Can you assemble a PC in under four minutes?

Can you assemble a computer under 4 minutes and 3 seconds (and not have it explode)?  The new all-time record for TigerDirect's Charity PC Race was shattered by in Damian Muzzi, who moves onto the finals next year in Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show.  Aside from airfare and hotel to sin city, Damian won $500 and donated $500 to the Delaware SPCA.  Andrew Snyder came in second with a time of 6 minutes and 30 seconds.  I think it takes me roughly about that time to figure out in which direction a memory stick goes into the slot.  Good job, gentlemen.

Want to take these guys on in Vegas?  There are three more semi-finals coming up, and we'll be broadcasting live from the next one!  Join King Foom in Chicago next weekend, December 8, at the TigerDirect Outlet store in Hoffman Estates.  Builder tickets are sold out but you can still come watch the showdown at no cost.  The schedule and other races follow:

Join us at the next one!

Here's the video from Miami's PC race:

TigerDirect has donated over $2.5 million in computer equipment to schools and non-profits since the event's inception.  The races are free to watch, no press passes or tickets are necessary, so please come on down and help us support a worthy cause. The next races take place at regional TigerDirect Outlet stores - check the above links for location and times.

[Disclosure: Destructoid is a partial sponsor of TigerDirect's PC Race and we want to steal all of the puppies from the benefiting SPCA.  Join us for the finals at CES next January in Las Vegas, baby!]

Photo Gallery: (4 images)
Click to zoom - browse by swipe, or use arrow keys




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Niero Gonzalez, Internet Slumlord
 Follow Blog + disclosure destructoid Tips
Top 10 things you didn't know about me: (1) I'm a volunteer English teacher on weekends, (2) my first real job was drawing comics for a major newspaper, (3) my favorite console is the Super Ninte... more   |   staff directory



Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter?
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -