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    Contest Thread #3

    Newegg giving away Ultrabooks. One winner announced daily, but only have to enter once
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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    Thanks! I'm in.


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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    I'm in as well. Thx



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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    Another Newegg contest.

    If you plan on buying GTX 570 or GTX 560 Ti, and you make the purchase from Newegg, you're entered into the contest.

    ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER
    -Ultimate SLI 3D Gaming PC (valued at $10,000)
    -$1,000 Gift Card to stock up on PC games
    -Free Nvidia GeForce GTX Graphics cards for life

    TEN FIRST PRIZE WINNERS
    -$1,000 Gift Card

    EDIT: HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes, either through
    purchase of NVIDIA products, or by simply mailing in your entry information. Those
    entering without a purchase have an equal chance of winning as those who make a
    purchase.
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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    How can I resist this one....


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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    sweet, im in.. Thanks


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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    The ECS MODMEN Modding competition starts on October 11, 2012!

    Stage 1 :

    1. Purchase an ECS motherboard - Any model with socket LGA1155 / LGA2011 / AM3+ / FM1 / FM2 from September 20,
    2012 – February 28, 2013. An exception is made to those owners have an ECS Golden Board
    2. Register on the ECS MODMEN Modding Competition Micro-site – The participant needs to provide the receipt /invoice
    showing the purchase date and model name to prove they are a new user during the modding competition.
    3. Submit your work by February 28, 2013 – The mod should be a functioning PC, An Entry ID, Model name and entry
    name /descript should be shown placed in the photo or Video with mod submitted to proof it is the work of the
    person who submit it.).
    4. Every participant can submit up to 3 mods (5 pics for each mod) which will be shown on website on February 28, 2013
    Make sure all the pics are recognizable, especially the motherboard. This is for us to verify that you meet the minimum
    requirements. You may also submit a 1 minute YouTube video link for your entry. The following will be required
    during your submission:
    o Your entry ’s name
    o A simple description/concept of your mod
    o 5 pictures of your work (preferably 800 x 600 pixels in .jpg file format, under 300K ) and/or, if you choose,
    a 1 minute video uploaded to YouTube.
    5. Each participant is required to introduce themselves in less than 1000 words and ECS will have the right to use the
    introduction for promotional purposes.
    6. The top 10 modders are required to share their own mod progress video on the ECS MODMEN Modding Competition
    Micro-site, Facebook or ECS related channel.
    7. Anyone who does not agree to this contest’s terms & conditions or does not satisfy ALL the rules stated on this page
    will be automatically disqualified.

    Final Competition: at Computex 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan

    1. The top 5 modders’ entry needs to be completed and sent to ECS HQ by the end of April 2013 for Final competition .
    2. The top 5 participants will be invited to Taipei to show off their mods at Computex to determine the overall champion.
    A panel of accredited judges and the audience at Computex will review the winner.
    3. Champion for Final mod : Win NT$ 1,000,000 (approximatelyUS$33,333)
    4. ECS have the right to own Top1 entry

    How The Top Ten Mod Finalists Are Scored

    These mods will be judged and ranked using 5 factors: 100 points total

    1. Overall design (20 points) determined by judges
    2. Creativity (25points) determined by judges
    3. Technique (20 points) determined by judges
    4. Mod on Motherboard (15 points) determined by judges
    5. Peer evaluation (20 points) determined by the public vote

    The public may vote for the top 10 finalists using their e-mail address for 1 vote per day per email. The e-mails will be
    collected for newsletter, event follow up, promotions and shared with co-sponsors.

    Peer evaluation (public vote): how points are given

    The range for the score by voting:
    a. Under 10% of total votes by audience: 8 points
    b. 11-20% of total votes by audience: 10 points
    c. 21-30% of total votes by audience: 12 points
    d. 31-40% of total votes by audience: 14 points
    e. 41-50 of total votes by audience: 16 points
    f. 51-60% of total votes by audience: 18 points
    g. Over 61% of total votes by audience: 20 points

    Scoreboard for Top 10 finalists during first round of competition:

    ● Voting by audience: 10/11/2012 - 3/5/2013
    ● Scoring by judges: 3/6/2013 – 3/12/2013
    ● Winner announcement for Top 10 modders and modder with most vote for first round of competition: 3/15/2013 on Micro-site,
    Facebook and others.
    ● ECS will also send an e-mail to the winners to their confirmed address.
    ● The Final stage of the modding competition will be held at Computex 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan. The top 5 modders’ entry needs to
    be completed and sent to ECS HQ by the end of April 2013 for Final competition .
    ● Final competition: The top 5 participants will be invited to Taipei to show off their mods at Computex to determine the overall
    champion. A panel of accredited judges and the audience at Computex will review the winner.
    ● Champion for Final mod : Win NT$ 1,000,000 (approximatelyUS$33,333) THE MODMEN OF THE YEAR!
    ● ECS have the right to own Top1 entry

    Special Instructions
    If you plan to use sponsored components for your mod: (excluding the motherboard)
    ● All modding work must be done by you, not the sponsors.
    ● You cannot do any advertising for the sponsors or any product in your work (i.e. posting links to online ecommerce sites for
    the product).

    Requirements
    Be creative, be passionate, have a good time with ECS motherboards to present your mod in any way!

    The Judges

    Marketing Manager of ECS: Ivette Huang
    Executive Director of MaBoxPC (Chile): Marcelo Derosas
    Editor-in-Chief of Legit Reviews (USA): Nathan Kirsch
    Director of PCPOP.com(China) :孙敏杰
    Chief Executive Officer of CRISP Brand Agency: Tony Crisp

    Prizes

    Top1-5 modders will receive:

    US$1,000
    Thermaltake Armor Revo Gene case x 1
    Thermaltake SMART 750W PSU x1
    Thermaltake Frio Advanced cooler x1
    Thermaltake SHOCK White or black headset x1
    G.skill TridentX(4x4GB)RAM x1
    G.skill Phonix III SSD x1


    Top 6-10 modders will receive :

    Thermaltake New Soprano Snow Edition case x1
    Thermaltake SMART 750W PSU x1
    Thermaltake Frio Advanced cooler x1
    G.skill RipjawsX (4x4GB)RAM x1
    G.skill Phonix III SSD x1

    *Top 1-5 modders will win a trip to Taipei, Taiwan
    for the final at Computex 2013
    *Modder with most votes will receive US$1,000

    http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Act...men/index.aspx

    For me, the trip to Computex with all those hot Booth Babes is enough of a prize! In my mind, i'd already be a grand prize winner

    EDIT: Remember the Booth Babes? The Ultimate Computex Booth Babe Collection Day One – Computex 2012 Update
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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    BIOSTAR TZ77XE3 Motherboard giveaway. ARV $130. Contest ends October 18th, 2012 at midnight CST

    http://forums.legitreviews.com/about42847.html


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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    I'm in. Thanks!


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    Re: Contest Thread #3

    Today is Kingston Technology's 25th birthday (and my 37th). So of course they setup a contest

    Entering the contest is easy -

    Complete the registration form.

    Download the design dimensions.

    Upload your artwork. Designs will be viewable on an online gallery once approved.

    Winners will be determined by fan votes as well as judges’ votes based on creativity and manufacturability.
    Submission Period: October 17 – November 18, 2012


    1st Place: $2,500 and your own Limited Edition design created and sold on kingston.com via our store
    2nd Place: $250 and a 240GB HyperX 3K SSD
    3rd Place: $250 and a 240GB V+200 SSD Now
    4th – 25th Place: 8GB 25-Year Anniversary USB Flash Drive
    So if anyone out there has some hidden art skills and would like to design Kingston's next USB flash drive, here's your chance

    Rules & Registration


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