Tigerdirect Build a PC for Charity Race @ CES 2010

Day one of CES 2010 ended with a stop at the TigerDirect Build a PC for Charity event. This event is now in its 13th year and has raised over 2.5 Million for charity (you can find out more about this event over here).

BCCHardware's very own Benjamin "Zeus" Heide was among the 30 invited industry journalists that were invited to race.

 Fong and I
Racers preparing to start building

 

Benjamin "Zeus" Heide brings home the Silver medal with a time of 7:01 seconds (only 8 seconds off the pace) and brings home his charity (Alberta Children's Hospital) a cheque for $2,500 bucks and a full high-end PC.

 

  Top Two
Benjamin"Zeus" Heide places 2nd

 

 2nd Place Cheque
BCCHardware's Zeus receives his 2nd place cheque and Trophy

 

If you're interested, you can check out all of the pictures in the January 7, 2010 CES Gallery here and go and listen to WTU Episode #27 from Las Vegas over hereAll of our CES coverage can be found over here.