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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 -"


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), Mith-Trust - $25,000 each

Continue reading 'Ukrainian champions hold a cool $1M following fierce DOTA 2 battle at Gamescom' (full post)

3DS Buzz is giving away a Red Nintendo 3DS

By: Array

With the new red colored Nintendo 3DS launching outside of Japan next month, the folks over at 3DS Buzz thought it be good reason to run a competition and give a lucky chump one for free. We all love free stuff, right?


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It's a painless procedure to enter and be in with a chance; you just have to go to this page and leave a comment at the bottom. What you say doesn't even matter, as the prize winner will be drawn at random from all the comments.


Even if you already have a 3DS and happen to be the lucky winner, 3DS Buzz will give you the option to go for an alternative prize, being four 3DS game titles of your choice.


Anyone is welcome to enter world wide. The contest is already underway and runs until September 15th, with the winner to be chosen on September 17th.


For further rules and details about the giveaway, head over to this page for the full lowdown folks. Oh, and good luck!

ICY DOCK EZ-DOCK MB881U3-1SA Giveaway via Facebook

By: Array

Everyone loves getting stuff for free and ICY DOCK are making that possible from today with their latest giveaway contest.


Up for grabs is their MB881U3-1SA 2.5" & 3.5" SATA & IDE USB 3.0 HDD Adapter with Docking Stand, which you can learn more about here.


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All you have to do to be in with a chance to score this freebie is to spend a short amount of your time by heading over to ICY DOCK USA's fan page on Facebook and clicking on the Sweepstakes tab. From there you just "Like" the page followed by entering a couple short lines of requested info. That's it.


The contest runs until the 31st of this month where ICY DOCK will be choosing the winner at that time.

Weekly Giveaway: AC Ryan Playon!HD Media Players - Essential, Mini 2 and HD2

By: Array

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at AC Ryan who are giving away a bunch of its Playon!HD media players. We have three Playon!HD Essential's, one HD2 mini and one HD2 as the grand prize!


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Essential: Allows you to store and enjoy all of your precious movies, music and photos in the comfort of your own living room. Free your media content from the limitations of your PC and let the Essential bring them to life in Full HD quality on your TV.


HD2 Mini: Connect with your friends on Twitter and Facebook, share photos with Picasa and Flickr, chat with Instant Messaging such as MSN and AIM.


HD2: Enjoy the best online services. Mediafly On Air podcasts, wacky and wonderful videos on YouTubeXL, online radio with SHOUTcast, MUZEE's Network TV and Radio - all from the comfort of your sofa.


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.

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