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PowerColor and TechPowerup Present Pimp My Rig Contest

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#76
I know there is a 2nd prize but I just think it's stupid to go through the process when the 2nd prize has nothing to do with the 3dmark03 contest.
I see your point and don't really agree or disagree. When I made my first post, I saw no indication that you were aware of the 2nd prize, so I made a false assumption.
 
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Interesting contest, think I've thought of a cool way to do this if I can be bothered.
 
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I'm gonna head over to craigslist and check out the junk people are giving away for free :laugh:
 

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Is that 2 GPUs or 4?
 
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Awesome. :rockout:

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

BTW when's the closing date?
lowest? really?
thats what i call contest, being different
5 thumbs for powercolor
 
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Just wondering... anyone hit fiddy yet?
 

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If only my old Presario with win95 had DX9. The cpu runs at 8mhz or something :rockout:
 
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I have a problem just got 98 on 3dmark03 and it went throught all the tests but it wont show on the online score .... any idea of what is happening? thanks guys
 

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All you people thinking about using laptops:

All desktop systems are welcome to submit their entry (no notebooks, netboooks, tablets or other such portable systems).
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/contest5.php

The oldets card I've got that can enter is the 9600SE in System specs. We'll see if I can be assed to do it. :p

Big props to Powercolor/TPU for a fun contest!

EDIT: I might be able to dig up a slot 1 motherboard and put the original celly in it.. No level 2 cache for lyfe!
 

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I know there is a 2nd prize but I just think it's stupid to go through the process when the 2nd prize has nothing to do with the 3dmark03 contest.
You still have to do the benchmark and put it up.

Also, remember this ppl:

The benchmark must have been made during the competition period and must have "PowerColor PIMP MY RIG 2011" in the title.
 

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Tried it 3 times, best it could do is show the result for the first game, I'm guessing it's running so slow it skips the ending of the games and goes to the next game.
 

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It does say default settings. To subtract tests from the settings wouldn't be default.
I can run my radeon 7500 through with default settings complete with an orb score. It however skips half the tests nature being one of them...the bench is however still on default.
 
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#96
I see some really good overall scores being posted, but it appears some are missing scores for certain elements of the benchmark.

I would like for W1zzard to clarify; in order to qualify, does the ORB link need to show scores for all elements of the benchmark, and if not, what may be excluded? Also, N/A is not considered a score, correct?

In other words; joseaugusto1 got http://3dmark.com/3dm03/6433987, and it appears all the tests have scores.
EDIT: I just noticed Battle of Proxycon is missing, therefore this submission would not qualify?

On the other hand, HalfAHertz got http://3dmark.com/3dm03/6434256 a better score, but is missing Battle of Proxycon and Trolls Lair.

And, I presume the score mystikl got http://3dmark.com/3dm03/6434427 would not qualify because of missing the graphics tests and the fact that the other score show N/A.
 
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Tried it 3 times, best it could do is show the result for the first game, I'm guessing it's running so slow it skips the ending of the games and goes to the next game.
The card does not support the mother nature test no point in running anymore as the card is not giving you a valid score.
 
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Actually i think the problem is when the FPS rate is below 1, when you hit the button Details... it actually shows the FPS rate for all the tests but it wont show them on the website and it only shows those above 1 and Hopefully W1zzard will clarify this issue.
 
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i got 100 - let me see those tears :p

http://3dmark.com/3dm03/6434324?show_ads=true&page=/3dm03/6434324?key=PPK9E9TWd06V3pc6hs7JceyEQkXuZr

btw I don't know why it doesn't report all the test. I did it with the default settings. It went through all of them- the airplanes, the soldiers, the babe knifing the trolls and the nature one. It was painful to watch running at less than 1 fps and all :eek:
Great!

But, are you not missing the results for Battle of Proxycon, Trolls Lair, Mother Nature, and Rag Doll?