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PowerColor Announces the ''DirectX 11 Experience'' Contest

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PowerColor today announced the "How was your first time? DX11 Experience!" contest in collaboration with media partners. Participating online publications' online communities including members of TechPowerUp Forums will be able to participate in the contest. The objective is to take an artistic picture of yourself at your "First time DX11 experience" as PowerColor puts it, your reaction to the visual realism DirectX 11 shows, etc.

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4. No plagiarism of any kind. If you copy you will be disqualified and publicly humiliated
Well at least they have a sense of humor :D
 
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This would be a cool competition to join, but:
1) Powercolor contests suck IMO; &
2) There's no use showing them my first time with a 5850 coz they'd just say I plagiarised Lonely Island's J*zz in my Pants!:roll:
 

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Only a 5770 meh..
 

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Wohooo! One more great contest from Powercolor! I hope they and you will like my photo :)

 
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That's kinda funny. Why they want to ask us the experience with DX11 and then give us a DX11 card as a prize? I mean ok, if i know the experience with DX11 i already own HD5750 or better.
So, what's the point of getting another one (apart from CrossfireX)? It would make more sense for anything else related to sub-DX11 card and then get the latest DX11 tech as a prize.
 
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What if I was so immersed that my home burned down and I almost died? Could I sue them for realness infrengement as the graphics were so good? Woud I still win the card if I were to submit a picture?


So we win a card that does DX11 but only after we buy a card that does it?


Perhaps this wasn't the most thought out contest. If I already had for example a 5870, why would I want a 5770? Could I sell it? Do we get a trip to Bora Bora as a alternate prize?

How about a gift certificate good for XXX to your card of choice? Then if you have a 5870, and get this you can get it at a rebate price? Or you could use this to trade up?
 
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I agree with everyone. This is dumb as hell.

I certainly wish I had a DX11 card already though.