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Weekly Giveaway: GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3 (Intel Z68) and A75-UD4H (AMD A75) Motherboards

This week we have teamed up with GIGABYTE who are giving away a Z68XP-UD3 Intel motherboard as well as an A75-UD4H AMD motherboard to two lucky winners.

 

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Based on the Intel® Z68 Express Chipset and supporting the new 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors, the GA-Z68XP-UD3 motherboard delivers the very best that Intel® 6 series chipsets have to offer, including a significant performance boost with Intel® Smart Response Technology, the first ever mSATA drive connectors on a standard desktop PC motherboard, and GIGABYTE's proprietary Touch BIOS™ technology. The GIGABYTE Z68 series motherboards put users in the driver seat, allowing them to take total control over how their system operates and performs to best match their individual computing needs.

 

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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Weekly Giveaway: Thecus N4100EVO low-energy NAS Server

This week we have teamed up with the folks over at Thecus who are giving away one of their N4100EVO NAS servers to a lucky winner.

 

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Thecus is well known in the market for always putting innovative hardware and state of the art technology on the table for a fair price in order to guarantee our customers the best value. Thecus's new N4100EVO NAS offer a broad range of advanced features and differentiate themselves with low-energy hardware for those who place strong value on cutting down their electricity costs and carbon footprint. This cost-effective hardware is the first four-bay NAS on the market to feature the speedy and efficient dual-core Cavium CPU to get the quick transfer speeds necessary for large backups and heavy use. The N4100EVO is designed to change the way you run your office, at home or at work.

 

Dual Core CPU

 

The N4100EVO doesn't bust your budget and still has plenty of power to throw around. It integrates a Cavium dual-core processor, making file sharing, web hosting, and even heavy data backups easy and fast. This four bay NAS will also have 2 USB 2.0 ports for easy data backup to and from external hard drives and an LCD screen for more convenient administration...

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ASRock announces the 2012 Global OC Competition with Futuremark

ASRock have just announced today the 2012 Global OC Competition with Furturemark. This new worldwide competition requires those who wish to participate to submit their highest 3DMark 11 Physics Test score by overclocking their CPU.

 

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Of course, there are restrictions. All entries require the use of an ASRock Sandy Bridge, or Sandy Bridge-E motherboard and Intel 2nd Generation Core processors, or Intel Core i7 Extreme processors. Participates also need to upload their 3DMark 11 Physics Test score to 3DMark.com and then get the chance to win the top prize which is a very cool $3,000. Total prize pool is $13,0000, which makes it one of the largest OC tournaments in recently years.

 

There are two separate events: Sandy Bridge and Sandy Bridge-E platforms. The scores will be reviewed on a weekly basis, and will be awarded with the prize of US$650 and US$1,000, respectively. There will be four weeks to submit the results, with the participant who submits the highest score in those four weeks deemed the final champion for each group respectively. The final champion in the Sandy Bridge-E platform will be awarded with the prize worth US$3,000, whilst the Sandy Bridge platform contest will win a final prize worth US$2,000.

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

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

[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

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

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

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?

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!

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!

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