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UPDATE - winner announcement!
UPDATE - entries are now closed!
Our "Win a trip to Computex Taipei 2012" contest is off to a good start, but what we forgot to do when first announcing the contest was to confirm an end date.
We will stop accepting entries for the contest on May 15th. A winner will be decided and announced on May 21st. At that point we will begin the process of booking flights, etc.
Good luck! And in case you missed it the first time, the full original post can be viewed by clinking the link below.
Following up the release of G.SKILL's new extreme TridentX DDR3, they have announced a new overclocking competition that will be running on HWBOT during the month of May. We would like to give our readers the announcement and rules so that they can enter and win the awesome prizes that are being offered. They are giving away 13 8GB RAM kits and 1 32GB RAM kit.
The competition will start May 1 and runs until May 30. The even consists of three different stages which all start May 1. You must use G.SKILL RAM to participate in all stages. Full rules and details are below along with the link to the event page. If you enter, let me be the first to wish you good luck. I wish I had G.SKILL RAM so that I could participate.
UPDATE - winner announcement!
UPDATE - entries are now closed!
Join the TweakTown media crew as a special Guest Blogger at Computex Taipei 2012 (June 3 - June 10, 2012)!
Win an all-expenses paid trip (flight, hotel and daily expenses) to the biggest computer trade show in Asia and one of the biggest and most exciting of the year in the world.
See the latest and greatest in new tech before all of your friends and write about it on TweakTown as a Guest Blogger. You will visit tech companies in the Computex halls and nearby hotels with the TweakTown crew as we check out their new products. You will get a chance to play with those products and even attend Computex media parties and our very own TweakTown party with us. You will get the chance to write about our sponsors new products and we'll publish your posts on the TweakTown front page under your name as a guest blogger.
The winner will be flown to Taiwan in June and experience Taipei and Computex. The winner may even take home some tech goodies from our sponsors including Sapphire, Corsair and LSI and maybe even some other
TweakTown and Noctua are teaming up for the April Battlefield 3 contest. Noctua, market of premium grade CPU heatsinks, fans and thermal paste will give away three prize packages to the top three point scores spread across the two TweakTown Battlefield 3 game servers.
This contest is a little different than last month's contest that only took place on the Air Maps Server. TweakTown now has the Infantry Server up and running. The combined scores of both servers will be combined to determine the top three players by server score.
- 1st Place: Noctua NH-D14 + 2 NF-F12 Fans
- 2nd Place: Noctua NH-14 + 1 NF-F12 Fan
- 3rd Place: Noctua NH-L12
This is an amazing prize package donated by Noctua!
The fine print: Winners cannot have won a TweakTown sponsored Battlefield 3 Prize Package in the last 6 months. You will also need to post your in game name in this forum thread. This contest runs throughout April and scores will be calculated April 30th at 11:59 PM. Winners will be contacted by May 5th.
TweakTown and OCZ Technology would like to thank the more than 8,000 Battlefield 3 players that participated in our first ever game server contest. You guy and gals played your hearts out for hours trying to win one of the three prizes generously offered by OCZ Technology.
And the winners are...
Third Place: PattonsMember with a score of 3129 points over a 66.88 hour period.
Second Place: xAPOXx with a score of 3873 points and just under 100 hours of playing time.
First Place: viz_46 with an amazing score of 6776 and an even more incredible 244 hours played!
Many of us at TweakTown watch the final day battle unfold for third place. xbootified was in third place all the way up to just two hours remaining in the contest. His eventual 4th place score was 3077, just 52 point behind PattonsMember. All month all of our contestant played with respect and a great time was had by all.
Once again thank you everyone for coming to play with TweakTown on our server and TweakTown would like to thank OCZ for their participation as well.
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.
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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