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CPU Magazine's CPULAN 2016 Event To Draw Hundreds Of PC Gaming Enthusiasts To Lincoln Sept. 23-24

LINCOLN, Nebraska — August 19, 2016

Sandhills Publishing’s Computer Power User magazine will host hundreds of PC video gaming and computing enthusiasts at its first ever CPULAN 2016 event Sept. 23 and 24 at the Lancaster County Event Center in Lincoln, Neb. Attendees from across the country will bring their own computers to CPULAN 2016 to connect to the same LAN (local area network) and partake in 26 hours of nonstop multiplayer video gaming and tournament play featuring dozens of the most popular current video games for the PC platform. Registration is $25 per seat and can be completed at Capacity is set at 500 participants, and all registration proceeds will go to the Food Bank of Lincoln. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 and close at 9 p.m. Sept. 24. Food and beverages will be available onsite throughout the event. “We expect CPULAN 2016 to be a 26-hour celebration of everything that makes CPU great: PCs and PC hardware, games, friends, and fun,” says Computer Power User editor Chris Trumble.

Leading companies from the computer hardware, software, and video game industries are serving as official sponsors of CPULAN 2016, which will include thousands of dollars in prizes raffled to attendees. Live demonstrations are also scheduled, including a presentation on liquid-cooling computer systems that Swiftech and PrimoChill are sponsoring and world-class computer system modders Richard “DarthBeavis” Surroz and Travis “V2-V3” Jank will present.

Launched in 2001, Computer Power User is a monthly internationally distributed print and online publication that targets technically advanced computing users, system builders, video game enthusiasts, and others with in-depth hardware and software reviews, industry news and trends, and other technology-related content.