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Weekly Giveaway: OWC Mercury Electra 6G 240GB SSD and iPad GripStand's

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Other World Computing who are giving away an OWC Mercury Electra 6G 240GB SSD, a NewerTech NuGuard GripBase / GripStand Bundle for the Apple iPad and a NewerTech NuGuard GripStand 2 / GripBase Bundle for the Apple iPad 2.

 

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OWC Mercury Electra 6G 240GB SSD

 

When only the fastest and most reliable Solid State Drive on the market today will suffice for your data storage and backup, look no further than the OWC 240GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD.

 

The Mercury SSD line features industry leading SandForce® DuraClass™ Technologies:

 

- DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).

- Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.

- Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.

- Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted.

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Acer giving away an Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook everyday until New Years Eve

By: Array

[US residents only] Acer are using Facebook to launch a campaign where users can enter to get a free Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook. In order to enter the competition, users need to 'like' the sweepstake page and enter their relevant contact information.

 

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International Facebook users need not apply, as this is a US-only competition. Acer will give away one Ultrabook per day all the way through to December 31st. That is a total of 60 Ultrabooks during the campaign. Pretty kick ass if you ask me! Acer are giving away the cheapest $899 model, which sports a 13.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1366x768, an Intel Core i5-2647M, 4GB of DDR3 RAM.

 

Also included in the Ultrabook to fill it out is a 20GB SSD with a 320GB 5400RPM HDD, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI and weighs in at just 2.98lb. You can enter the competition, here.

Weekly Giveaway: Enermax Hoplite mid-tower case and three T60-VD CPU coolers

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Enermax who are giving a stunning looking Hoplite mid-tower case as well as three equally impressive looking T60-VD CPU coolers.

 

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Hoplite is an impressive looking mid-tower case with a load of different features. On the top of the case it comes with a hot-swap dock for easily mounting and removing hard drives. The front of the case features a stylish plain but elegant design that features quick release bay covers, a flip open fan door for easy cleaning and two bottom hot-swap drive bays.

 

Enermax's T60-VD CPU coolers promise to offer great performance with its patented VGF (Vortex Generator Flow) technology to greatly increase air convection and a unique air path creating high VEF (Vacuum Effect) to optimize the airflow.

 

Head on over to our forum giveaway page to find out how to win one! For this weekly giveaway anyone can enter and you do not pay for the shipping charges.

Futuremark and ECS kick off a new 3DMark 11 Overclock Shootout Competition

By: Array

In collaboration with ECS, Futuremark has just announced the birth of a new competition inviting all overclockers with whatever hardware they feel competitive enough to place some fierce competition into the mix and push for top scores in 3DMark 11. If you're quickly discouraged by the inevitable overclocking elite that will no doubt get in on the action, you'll be glad to know Futuremark has set up a separate precision contest segment to make your chances of winning much more realistic.

 

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The worldwide competition starts October 10 and runs until November 7. It is open to overclockers with all brands of commercially available PC hardware. The competition will award weekly high score and lucky draw winners.

 

You can get the full scoop on prizes along with rules and how to participate etc. at the official contest page here.

Weekly Giveaway: Patriot Pyro SSDs and Gauntlet2 USB 3.0 external enclosures

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Patriot who are giving away two Pyro 60GB SATA III 2.5 SSDs and three Gauntlet2 USB 3.0 external enclosures.

 

Powered by the latest SandForce® SF-2281 processor, the Patriot Memory Pyro line will continue to expand on what's expected out of performance level SSDs. To meet the demanding needs of the power users and prosumer markets, the Patriot Memory Pyro will deliver blazing fast 500MB+ read and write speeds for the best in class performance.

 

The Gauntlet 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2.5-inch enclosure merges the speed and performance of USB 3.0 technology with a durable, lightweight form factor. Simply install (plug-and-play) any 2.5" SATA I/II HDD or SSD for super speed data transfers -- up to 10x the data transfer rate of Hi-Speed USB 2.0.

 

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Head on over to our forum giveaway page to find out how to win one! For this weekly giveaway anyone can enter and you do not pay for the shipping charges.

G.Skill 16GB RipjawsX giveaway, whats your favourite G.Skill memory?

By: Array

G.Skill are giving away a 16GB kit of G.Skill Ripjaws X and all you have to do is tell them your favorite G.Skill memory along with the reason, and leave it on their Facebook event wall. This puts you in the chance to win the following kit: RipjawsX 1600MHz CL9 16GB (4GBx4) 1.5V memory.

 

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All you have to do is become a fan of G.Skill on Facebook (if you haven't already), click "I'm Attending" at the top right of the page, list down your favorite G.Skill memory and the reason you chose that product. From there, G.Skill will pick one lucky winner at random on October 13. The winner will be announced on G.Skills' Facebook page and they will contact the person as well.

 

Good luck!

10 copies of TweakTown's Ultimate Guide to PC Cases eBook to be won!

By: Array

Folks! We are giving away 10 free copies of TweakTown's Ultimate Guide to PC Cases eBook by our own cases and cooling editor Chad Sebring.

 

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All you need to do is win is tweet on Twitter the exact following:

 

"I want to win a copy of TweakTown's Ultimate Guide to PC Cases eBook - http://tweaktown.to/rb41cQ"

 

We will randomly select 10 winners when the giveaway ends on October 7th next week. Good luck to you!

Weekly Giveaway: Four Antec H2O 620 liquid CPU cooling systems up for grabs

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Antec who are giving away four of their Antec H2O 620 liquid CPU cooling systems.

 

The Antec KÜHLER H₂O 620 delivers high-performance liquid cooling for your CPU in a quick, easy-to-install package. Unlike traditional liquid cooling systems, this self-contained unit comes prefilled and requires no maintenance. The voltage-controlled 120 mm fan and 3rd generation copper coldplate ensure efficient cooling, while the estimated 50,000 hour pump lifetime means this cooler is even likely to outlast the system it cools.

 

Lastly, easy-bend flexible tubing allows the KÜHLER H₂O 620 to be installed in nearly any orientation. Take your PC's Quiet Computing™ to the next level with liquid cooling performance at a price that rivals aftermarket air coolers.

 

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Head on over to our forum giveaway page to find out how to win one! For this weekly giveaway anyone can enter and you do not pay for the shipping charges.

Weekly Giveaway: Kingston HyperX RAM, Wi-Drive, SSD and USB 3.0 Pen Drive

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Kingston who are giving away a bunch of new products.

 

Need a notebook memory upgrade? Kingston comes to the rescue with its 4GB 1866MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL11 SODIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX Plug n Play (KHX1866C11S3P1K2/4G) memory kit. Next up is the new Kingston Wi-Drive 16GB Wireless Flash Storage for iOS devices. Not enough storage on your iPhone or iPad? This device should come in handy!

 

Everyone loves a new SSD, right? Kingston's third prize this week is the 64GB SSDNow V100 aka SV100S2/64G. Last but not least is the 16GB USB 3.0 DataTraveler Ultimate G2. Everyone can do with an extra pen drive.

 

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Head on over to our forum giveaway page to find out how to win one! For this weekly giveaway anyone can enter and you do not pay for the shipping charges.

Ukrainian champions hold a cool $1M following fierce DOTA 2 battle at Gamescom

By: Array

After five days of intense competition in the International DOTA 2 Championships at Gamescom, six Ukrainian kings have emerged victorious, known as team Na'vi (yes, Avatar fans). And along with the immense pride in securing their #1 result, they also get to walk away with a cool $1M in prize money.

 

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Chinese team EHOME came in a close second, securing their runner up prize of $250,000. The remaining top six teams (out of 16 teams in total for the event) that were awarded include :-

 

1. Scythe.SG - $150,000

2. MYM - $80,000

3. (tied) M5, iG - $35,000 each

4. (tied) OK.Nirvana.int, Mith-Trust - $25,000 each

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