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^sweet just checked it out I am going to run some tests

 

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For me there are 2 ways to find contest :D
1. Facebook > I type contest in search and bam! the newly posted contests should be up there (but I think Facebook search got suckier after they upgraded their Facebook page)
2. RedFlagDeal > A Canadian website and in this Contest section of their Forum people would share the contests that they found on the internet. Of course, these contests allow Canadians to enter :)

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saw your name on the kombustor challenge page. you bested me by quite a bit. 

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rrplay replied on Tue, Dec 13 2011 12:06 PM

Der Meister:

saw your name on the kombustor challenge page. you bested me by quite a bit. 

actually was just checking out the link from kombuster to post with a pretty light clock  & needed to check out the SLI profile mentioned and posted in the vid thread .Still  going to have to tweak a bit to dial it in..will pop in the vid thread a bit later Der Meister with more when i have a bit mo' time later today   had early  X run at 1237 def undeclocked  and P score of 4321 so have try again  ...looks like there's plenty of time to get a precision entry dialed in.

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I wont be able to hit the precision scores. What I put up was the best my 5870 could do, with out messing with the voltage. But my thermal range is getting up there so I dont want to push it any more then 900/1300. 

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FreeJet replied on Tue, Dec 13 2011 1:26 PM

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nice!@

 

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Manduh replied on Tue, Dec 13 2011 6:02 PM

Nice find FreeJet! Hope one of you wins something :)

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Holy crap can't believe I won the Mobo in the MSI contest. It pays to be chill out in one of my favorite hangouts Smile

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indeed, congrats again. Running a E6600 I see, that cpu was my first build. I gave it to a friend and its still running strong even with a mild OC on it 3.0 if i remember correctly.. 

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Der Meister:

indeed, congrats again. Running a E6600 I see, that cpu was my first build. I gave it to a friend and its still running strong even with a mild OC on it. 

Thanks so much :)

Sure can use the upgrade though this machine has been a beast for me. I will likely pass it down to my brother or one of my wife's cousins once I get a new rig put together. Gonna have to save some dough for that sandy bridge e processor and quad channel memory.

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rrplay replied on Tue, Dec 13 2011 8:02 PM

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Holy crap can't believe I won the Mobo in the MSI contest. It pays to be chill out in one of my favorite hangouts Smile

 

Really happy for ya man !!   and no doubt you that you will put that  awesome mainboard to some very good use and build yourself a very sweet machine.

Congrats again to you !! :)

 

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omegadraco:

Der Meister:

indeed, congrats again. Running a E6600 I see, that cpu was my first build. I gave it to a friend and its still running strong even with a mild OC on it. 

Thanks so much :)

Sure can use the upgrade though this machine has been a beast for me. I will likely pass it down to my brother or one of my wife's cousins once I get a new rig put together. Gonna have to save some dough for that sandy bridge e processor and quad channel memory.

I would have gone with the x79 as well. I was looking at them and it almost made we want to build a new rig... Wait, I always want to build a new rig what am i saying?lol... Either way the x79 is the way to go I an jealous of you quad channel goodness!

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Ah. a contest and sweepstakes thread. How have I not seen this. Is this where we share news of winnings and prospects? If you are looking for a fun contest at the moment, go to www.boostedsecretsites.com . The current prizes are laptops, there is one left to win. Its a promotion for samsung & intel. It involves facebook and twitter, but you don't need an account on either to participate. I speak praises of this company because I have won a considerable amount from them. Technically teddy ruxpin did it for me.

 

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Manduh replied on Wed, Dec 14 2011 10:00 AM

It's always nice seeing more winners in HotHardware's contests!Congrats again!!

It's fun to see the excitement, and even more fun to feel it!!

I started a thread dedicated to my new Rok Box win from here!!
Check it out: http://hothardware.com/cs/forums/p/59269/418900.aspx 

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FreeJet replied on Thu, Dec 15 2011 1:55 AM

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rrplay replied on Thu, Dec 15 2011 2:40 AM

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Der Meister:

saw your name on the kombustor challenge page. you bested me by quite a bit. 

Speaking of which,  I downloaded the latest Kombustor software, ran it, and then tried to submit my score to oZone3D.Net or wherever the heck it was supposed to go, but it didn't "appear" in my oZone3D account or in the contest page (I realize it may have shown up as "anonymous" or something).  In addition, the Kombustor software wouldn't let me put my nickname in to submit that.  Do you have any idea how to do that or is there a trick I don't know.

upated info added in Overclocking Video Cards - Monitoring Temps and Stability

Initially posted an entry to see how it appears  and then submitted an undeclocked X:1234 target  score.which is here :

http://www.ozone3d.net/msi_kombustor/dec2011/

 


 

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DDeveaux replied on Fri, Dec 16 2011 2:40 AM

I don't recall ever winning anything online.  I've won the odd radio call-in contest, but overall my luck just isn't that good.  Oh well, maybe someday that will change and I'll walk away with some cool item.

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FreeJet replied on Mon, Dec 19 2011 5:25 PM

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LBowen replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 3:14 PM

I have a chance to win a Tablet for my girlfriend.  If you have a chance could you vote for my comment.  It's underneath L. Bowen of course, thanks for any help :)

http://gifts.att.com/?cId=89432&wtExtndSource=giftscomment#fbid=P3JuhkI3Igs

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Manduh replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 3:22 PM

Voted LBowen, good luck!

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LBowen:

I have a chance to win a Tablet for my girlfriend.  If you have a chance could you vote for my comment.  It's underneath L. Bowen of course, thanks for any help :)

http://gifts.att.com/?cId=89432&wtExtndSource=giftscomment#fbid=P3JuhkI3Igs

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AKwyn replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 4:12 PM

Voted.

Looking at the comments (just saw one with 11 votes). I can see that you'll need more people then HotHardware can provide you with; still, I think it's admirable you're trying to win the tablet for her. Just goes to show how much you care for her. :)

 

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LBowen replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 4:14 PM

Thanks Manduh and Optimus :)

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LBowen replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 4:16 PM

Thanks Taylor, she's great and caring I feel really fortunate to be in her life and have her in mine :)

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realneil replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 4:25 PM

OK, I voted for you LBowen, good luck with this.

Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.

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I voted as well. good luck

 

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rrplay replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 5:44 PM

Voted  too L.Bowen.. shared it on FB   so who knows  Wink

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You got it L. Bowen

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rrplay replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 8:06 PM

omegadraco:

You got it L. Bowen

Geee I sure it's OK omega to rally some of 'da  troops on FB  to get out 'da vote   ! for Llamar Yes

being a Chicagoan it's second-nature

 

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FreeJet replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 9:24 PM

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FreeJet:

Rock the HH Vote!  15 so far.  I think you're at the top.

BOOM!

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realneil replied on Tue, Dec 20 2011 11:14 PM

21 dude! Yow!

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LBowen replied on Wed, Dec 21 2011 1:37 AM

Thank you all for the support.  Even if we don't win I already feel great being part of such an amazing community.  You all are getting me choked up over here Crying

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rrplay replied on Wed, Dec 21 2011 8:06 AM

realneil:

21 dude! Yow!

was watching Lamr get those on FB last night

  had a few friends stop by :)  & good luck

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I just got my ASUS transformer dock and all in the mail today. I am waiting for it to charge now but I am so excited to play with it. Thanks again HH!

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omegadraco replied on Fri, Dec 23 2011 10:11 PM

Some of you already have but If anyone wants to see pics of the MSI X79 Mobo wander over to

http://hothardware.com/cs/forums/t/59264.aspx

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eunoia replied on Sat, Dec 24 2011 12:35 PM

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AKwyn replied on Sun, Dec 25 2011 3:52 AM

Sweet; that's a purty monitor you got there omegadraco. :)

In other news, did LBowen win that tablet of his with out support?

 

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