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PowerColor and TechPowerup Present Pimp My Rig Contest

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It's that time again, when bagging some rad graphics hardware is as easy as showing off your PC tuning skills and filling up a form in GPU-Z 0.5.5. PowerColor is back on board with us, and this time what we're giving away will come with the bragging rights of being perhaps the only people in the world to have it! Presenting, PowerColor and TechPowerUp Pimp my Rig Contest 2011!

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Impressive, I guess it's time to pull out some old hardware and down clock the crap out of it.
 

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#3
Awesome. :rockout:

The lowest score, eh? I think I might have just the hardware for that. :laugh:

BTW when's the closing date?
 
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It's worth it just to try to bag that 6870x2!

If only I still had my older hardware :D
 
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Hmm what's the slowest card that can actually run 3dmark03?
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I am so in!
 
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Can I not run 3dmark03 and try and win the HD6870x2? Hmm...Doesn't look like it....:shadedshu

So if you don't have shitty old hardware you can't win. I'll pass.
 
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Can I not run 3dmark03 and try and win the HD6870x2? Hmm...Doesn't look like it....:shadedshu

So if you don't have shitty old hardware you can't win. I'll pass.
Sadly it kind of excludes a lot of people.
 
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onboard graphics can do right :D
 

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wow the lowest 3dmark 03 score? that is going to be a tough one as i know hundreds of us have decades old hardware that may only just about run 03 :laugh:
 
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hmm i still have my old ati 3850, im in :D hell ill prolly find my old agp cards
 
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#14
I think this contest is kind of hysterical, no less because of that giant 6970 which has an exaggerated, almost comic look to it.
 
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I just scored 667 on my netbook. Thats probably pretty low. Gonna try see if I can tweak it a little lower before I submit my score.
 
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i think notebook and netbooks arent allowed
thats so bad
 
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This is easy... I won't try... therefor my score is zero and the lowest possible.... i win /thread
 

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For D3D9, the minimum cards would be a Radeon 9500 or a GeForce FX 5200. I'm sure there's probably late model SiS, Intel or VIA cards/IGPs that will run it as well.
Oh my... I think I have a 5200 sitting around here somewhere...
 
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Just want to be clear...is it a 6870x2 or 6970x2?
 
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Can I not run 3dmark03 and try and win the HD6870x2? Hmm...Doesn't look like it....:shadedshu

So if you don't have shitty old hardware you can't win. I'll pass.
Sadly it kind of excludes a lot of people.
Just want to be clear...is it a 6870x2 or 6970x2?
Some people just can't read :shadedshu

Any valid entry is eligible to receive the 6870x2 (totally random). The 6970x2 is awarded to the lowest score.

One question I have though is whether or not down-clocking is permitted?
 
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So does this mean that notebooks are allowed this time? :D