LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Newegg today announced that Gigabyte will unveil a new motherboard from its Gaming series designed to support the upcoming Intel 9-series chipset at a launch event being held at the Newegg Hybrid Center in City of Industry, CA on Monday, May 12. The event runs from 5-9:00 p.m. (PDT), and promises to give attendees a first look and hands-on time with the new Z97 hardware.
"Newegg is excited to partner with Gigabyte™ to support the launch of its new motherboard designed for Intel's upcoming 9-series chipset," said Soren Mills, Chief Marketing Officer of Newegg North America. "We're proud to serve as the sole retailer for the new motherboard and happy to give fans their first opportunity to check out the new hardware in person at the Newegg Hybrid Center."
Activities planned for the Hybrid Center event include a professional overclocking "how to" demonstration by Steven Bassiri, a LAN party to compete on site with pro gamer Melonie Mac, a raffle and other giveaways for those in attendance, including a chance to win two free tickets to the PowerHouse 106 concert on Saturday, May 17 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The first 75 patrons will get a free ticket for food provided by Seoul Sausage. Key event activities will be streamed live via Newegg's Twitch.tv channel (twitch.tv/neweggtv) for those who want to view the proceedings online. Online participants will also have an opportunity to win prizes.
The Newegg Hybrid Center is located at 18045 Rowland Street, City of Industry, CA, 91748. Those interested in attending the event are encouraged to register here.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 25 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California. The Newegg Hybrid Center is located at 18045 Rowland St., City of Industry, CA 91748.