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HWBot Contest Enters Final Week!

We would like to bring to everyone's attention that our HWBot Giveaway, kindly sponsored by Ultra products, is entering its last week!

All you have to do to enter the contest is be a registered member of the techPowerUp forums, run any benchmark (for example, a CPU-Z screenshot will do), and submit it via HWBot. Once that is done, you have to post in the designated thread in the Contests area, and hold on until the results are announced! More info here.

Three lucky members drawn at random from the entries will receive a USB Buddy Hub, Hydra MP3 player or X-PRO 600W PSU from Ultra!

Ultra Products HWBot Giveaway

Techpowerup proudly presents the Ultra Products HWBOT Giveaway.

All techPowerUp members have to do to enter is submit benchmark data to HWBOT under Team techPowerUp.

Go here for contest details.

Giveaway includes three prizes for three lucky TPU members from Ultra Products! USB Buddy Hub, Hydra MP3 player, X-PRO 600W PSU

Source: techPowerUp

World Debut of the Razer Boomslang Collector's Edition 2007

Razer plans to debut its latest mouse the Razer Boomslang Collector's Edition 2007 at the world's largest DreamHack Summer 2007 computer festival. Limited to only 10,000 units worldwide, the legendary Razer Boomslang returns encased in a sleek titanium finish, complete with a mysterious green underglow and the latest technologies from Razer. More information will be available after the DreamHack Summer 2007 opens from June 16 – 19th at Jönköping, Sweden.

Source: Razer

WIN $3000 if you can defeat Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel at Computex

PowerColor, Cooler Master and Universal ABIT are in search of a challenger in Taiwan to take on Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, the world’s best known professional video gamer, during COMPUTEX 2007. Is this guy human? Can he be defeated? PowerColor, Cooler Master and Universal ABIT want a worthy challenger to give him a run for his money. We will reward the challenger with 100,000 NTD (or about US$3000) if he or she can defeat Fatal1ty on June 5th.

How much can you overclock your system?

The good folks over at BleedinEdge have a nice little contest on the go for overclocking.
Think you have tweaked your system the best over stock? Well here's a chance to prove it running both SuperPi 1M and 32M. Show us and you will have a chance to win some great prizes! Don't worry if your system is not the latest. It’s all about how much over stock that counts.

There are two categories: Conroes/Quads versus all other CPUs. The prizes are randomly drawn from ballots you receive based on your best improved times. There are also random draws during the week for other prizes.

It's that easy to win!
The contest will not be one that can only be won by the latest and the greatest, but rather how well you can overclock your system. There are lots of fabulous prizes and everyone should take a look!

Microsoft Giving away flowers and an Xbox360 Elite in Mothers Day contest

As we all know, Mothers Day is rapidly approaching. Microsoft has decided to take this annual holiday, and add a fun-filled contest to it. Microsoft is offering flowers and an Xbox360 Elite to anyone who can write a 250-500 word essay explaining how awesome their mother is, and more importantly, how she affects the gaming community. The contest will close May 6th, 2007. Contest entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, appeal to Xbox.com readers, and how well it conveys the feelings you have toward your mother/female legal guardian. If your mother frequently has helped you through those levels you just can't seem to pass, leads World of Warcraft charges, or simply supports your addiction to video games, please write an ode to your mother here.Source: 1Up

TechPowerUp! Forums is having an image editing contest

Do you feel confident in your photo-editing skills? How about your photo-doctoring skills? If so, you'll enjoy competing in the TechPowerUp! Image Editing Contest. Sponsored by forum members, who co-operate in a club known as the "Photoshop User Clubhouse", the prizes are quite impressive. You could win the professional version of Futuremark's latest benchmarking suite, 3Dmark06. Or, if you're really good at image editing/doctoring, you could win a full legal copy of "TuneUp Utilities 2007". Please have all entries in by April 21st, 2007. You must be a registered techPowerUp! forum member to participate in this contest. There is no cost to register for techPowerUp! forums or this contest.

World Cyber Games Championship finished

Sunday evening, the grand finale of the WCG Championship took place at CeBIT. The winners are as follows:
  • Counterstrike 1.6: SK-Gaming (Sweden)
  • FIFA Soccer 2007: dignitas.Walkman
  • WarCraft 3 The Frozen Throne: SK.HoT
  • Project Gotham Racing 3: Handewasser
  • Need for Speed Carbon: TFCchris
  • Dead or Alive 4: THE TACTICAL

Source: Fudzilla

365 days of winning: NVIDIA offering $100,000 worth of SLI parts in giveaway

Feeling lucky? Want to win a GeForce 8800 GTX graphics card, an NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI motherboard, or perhaps 2GB of high performance DDR2 system memory? Starting December 22nd, you have 365 chances to WIN SLI-Ready hardware! It's simple, easy, and open to everyone who has an SLI-Ready or SLI-enabled PC (in qualifying countries*). Prizes include an XFX 8800GTX, a BFG nForce 680i SLI motherboard, a PC Power and Cooling Silencer 750 Quad, and 2GB of OCZ DDR2 PC2-7200 SLI-Ready Edition Dual Channel RAM.

To register for the giveaway, simply go here if you own an SLI ready desktop, and here if you own an SLI ready notebook.

Futuremark comic strip competition - win an Alienware Notebook

Futuremark has announced their Comic Strip competition.

The idea is to ask users to download a comic-strip template created by Futuremark and then have them draw their own mini comic-strip (subject is free). Futuremark will then pick out the winners based on the idea's originality and how funny it is.

The prizes are:
Alienware Area51-M5750 Gaming Notebook, Alienware Ozma 7 Headphones, Alienware Odyssey Backpack and 10 Alienware T-Shirts.Source: Futuremark
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