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PowerColor Announces PIMP MY RIG Competition

Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    TUL Corporation – a leading manufacture of AMD graphics cards today announces Pimp my rig competition that will begin today and ends on the 16th of March where the users from all around the world can join to compete for the slowest computer in the world.

    Who manages to make the slowest 3Dmark 2003 score will be pimped with the fastest upgrade on the planet, PowerColor HD3850 PCS AGP featuring ZeroTherm GX810 cooler, support for DirectX® 10.1, Shader Model 4.1 and Universal Video Decode.

    For more details visit: Competition Page

    “With “Pimp my rig” competition, PowerColor offers the fastest AGP product in the world to save the lowest computer, let the winner experience the most exciting gaming performance and PowerColor’s stunning graphics solution. “says Ted Chen, CEO of TUL Corporation.

    Source: PowerColor
  2. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    nice fun competition, i will participate
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    Oliver_FF New Member

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    So basically dig out my AMD Duron 800MHz and the ATi 7500... :p
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    read the rules. it has to complete nature which is DX9
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    Wile E Power User

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    Is 03 SM2?
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    hehe, i got an idea, 3dmark05 will actully run a P2 450 with a 5200 64bit card with 64mb of memory with only 64mb of ram in the system. I might have a shot :D

    but i see no reason to enter in all honesty there are alot of people out there who could actully use this.
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    cool, now wheres that 64bit 5200 i had laying about
  8. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    show us your numbers. i'm already below 200 total score.
  9. Bjorn_Of_Iceland

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    Nice.. fastest on the planet indeed.. fastest AGP that is.
  10. candle_86 New Member

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    alright, ill dig out some of my parts next tuesday when im off
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    Hee.. this should be good... One of my old boards the AGP bus doesn't work at all, and I've got a damaged 9600 that goes about half the normal speed. I'll just take out the 2x256 sticks of pc2100 and put in the 128 that doesn't work with em, should be nice and slow...
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    Hey is Underclocking not allowed???
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    Is underclocking allowed?

    An underclocked 9550 on an underclocked 2GHz Celeron with 64MB of underclocked RAM sounds good :)
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    pagalms New Member

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    Nice. :)
    I have MX440 SE an half-working Ti4600 (need to solder some parts on it). Will try to run 3dmark on these cards. :)
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    since underclocking is not forbidden in the rules i assume it is allowed.
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    Who came up with the "PIMP MY RIG" saying..nice:p:D:laugh::toast::respect::rockout:
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    It would be funny is the person with the lowest score had the most expensive hardware.:laugh:
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    Underclocking + some programs running in background + enable all services and we will get a killer score :D
    Oh noes, MX 440 SE supports only Wings Of Fury game test :(
    But i got 47 marks in it :D
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2008
  19. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    shit my 7500 is not aloud i score 470 with that!

    bet i can get my 7800 to score <100pts
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    I love these competitions. I hope this whole idea catches on with more companies. It's agreat interactive marketing strategy.
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    Yeah this competition is stupid, what if somebody will running video compressing in the background, and after he/she will get 3 score. Is that the winner?
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    I have a <200mhz celron with 32 mb ram :).
    Are Indian resident's allowed?
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    Of course :)
    It's a worldwide competition.
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    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    I'll be entering, I doubt I'll be last but it'll be fun non-the-less... y'know, shits 'n' giggles and all that.

    Good luck to everyone that enters!
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    i join :) gona underclock my stuff :D

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