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fuflo
07-10-2006, 08:07 PM
so.. where's my new mobo? :P or atleasy t-shirt.. when are the winners going to be announced?

Das Capitolin
07-10-2006, 10:22 PM
so.. where's my new mobo? :P or atleasy t-shirt.. when are the winners going to be announced?

I have been wondering the same thing. Apparently everyone is busy enjoying summer vacation. I want to enjoy the summer vacation, too.

With a new motherboard. :FIREdevil

casecutter
07-10-2006, 10:47 PM
LOL!!! You may want to give them a few more weeks before you hear anything. These things move slowly alot of the time.

Yawgm0th
07-11-2006, 01:37 AM
Actually Cam says in the thread winners will be announced "soon." It's only been a few days, but I can certainly appreciate that people are getting antsy. I'm certainly wondering if I won a motherboard. I just got a great job and my birthday's coming up, so it'd be nice to know whether or not I'll be needing some DDR2 and a Core 2 Duo to go with my new motherboard.

That said, just be patient. Cam will announce the winners when he can. There's nothing we can do until then.

Mr.Tweak
07-11-2006, 02:33 PM
Winners will be announced within 24 hours - stay tuned guys! :)

Zenphic
07-11-2006, 11:31 PM
ooouh spendid :facelick:

Das Capitolin
07-12-2006, 08:00 AM
Winners will be announced within 24 hours - stay tuned guys! :)

Oh, please lord, look down upon me, and witness the sad state of affairs I am in. I could surely improve mankind, one frag at a time, one authored DVD at a time, if only I could have a GA-965P-DQ6 motherboard to carry out His mission.

:FIREdevil

timonokinawa
07-12-2006, 03:22 PM
Ah this is great finally! I will be sporting my new Tshirt, signing autographs and building my new box....hmm wishful thinking. Props out to you Cam and your team. I have heard these contests take forever. I've never entered one before. I bet it was a nightmare to read over and over again all the same answers, but It would be really cool to read some of those that were out in "left feild" or that were just funny. thanks again.

barneysbizzle
07-13-2006, 03:05 AM
who are the winners? where is it posted?

Das Capitolin
07-13-2006, 05:27 AM
who are the winners? where is it posted?

The winners have not yet been posted: thanks for not reading any of the above posts that point this out. :2gunsfiri

amd_man2005
07-13-2006, 06:14 AM
Been 24 hours.

timonokinawa
07-13-2006, 07:29 AM
Ok look at Cam's post time yesterday at 0633....now look at his location...My fuzzy math says still another 24 hrs till winners are announced if he was traveling from location to US. But then again I am not known for my math prowness.

Sorry Cam just trying to give you guys some breathing room. But I did get up this morning (0830 my time Japan) hoping to receive a special notice from you all.

barneysbizzle
07-14-2006, 05:20 AM
haha! i did read the posts but the latest one tricked me! i didnt see the "wishful thinking" part so i thought he had won.....tricky ****!

amd_man2005
07-14-2006, 09:50 AM
Well guys, I am not exactly sure what is going on here. I have tried to contact Cam via MSN and he is not logged on. Been well over 48hrs now, though.

Das Capitolin
07-14-2006, 01:48 PM
Well guys, I am not exactly sure what is going on here. I have tried to contact Cam via MSN and he is not logged on. Been well over 48hrs now, though.

I sure hope is is okay. There is probably nothing serious going on, he is probably just traveling or very, very busy.

Mr.Tweak
07-14-2006, 02:02 PM
I sure hope is is okay. There is probably nothing serious going on, he is probably just traveling or very, very busy.

Hello guys,

Yes, well I got a case of food poisoning but I am starting to get back to normal now.

Please stick with me for a bit. :grenade:

fuflo
07-14-2006, 03:19 PM
aawww.. you asians with your fancy fish products.. :p

flexy
07-14-2006, 06:42 PM
please have mercy on us. when is the thing going to happen?:smokindev

amd_man2005
07-14-2006, 10:32 PM
Hello guys,

Yes, well I got a case of food poisoning but I am starting to get back to normal now.

Please stick with me for a bit.


NP. You could just give Yawg and I a board and randomly pick someone else. Admin's bonus, right? :peace:

Das Capitolin
07-14-2006, 10:55 PM
NP. You could just give Yawg and I a board and randomly pick someone else. Admin's bonus, right? :peace:

cough *admin/staff exempt* cough cough

amd_man2005
07-14-2006, 11:04 PM
cough *admin/staff exempt* cough cough
Well, back in the day when I wasn't staff I won an FX5600 on here, so I am due to win again. :beerchug:

Shadow7789
07-16-2006, 09:37 PM
What about us people whose birthdays were July 7th, two days after the competition ended? lol

Man, it looks so lame that I have one post, but I have no idea what happened to my older account on the forums.

casecutter
07-17-2006, 05:58 AM
LOL!!! You may want to give them a few more weeks before you hear anything. These things move slowly alot of the time.

As I said before............

Das Capitolin
07-17-2006, 12:11 PM
As I said before............

You sure called that one! Only a few days shy of two weeks. It's still early.

Mr.Tweak
07-17-2006, 02:00 PM
The winners have been announced!


http://forums.tweaktown.com/showthread.php?p=235831#post235831

barneysbizzle
07-17-2006, 03:48 PM
O M G! Casecutter got the mobo! holy moly! man...........................at least someone i know that posts stuff won....who the hell are the other winnners?

Amd_Lover2004
07-17-2006, 03:54 PM
Probably just some people that we will never see around, just joined up for the competition. SInce they have no posts this is what I assume...

How do you go about informing them Cam? Do they get an email, or a PM? And if they dont claim can I have it ? :)

Mr.Tweak
07-17-2006, 05:16 PM
Probably just some people that we will never see around, just joined up for the competition. SInce they have no posts this is what I assume...

How do you go about informing them Cam? Do they get an email, or a PM? And if they dont claim can I have it ? :)

They will get a PM and an email - if they don't respond within 48 hours, new winners will be chosen.

Das Capitolin
07-17-2006, 11:25 PM
They will get a PM and an email - if they don't respond within 48 hours, new winners will be chosen.

Other then casecutter, who has paid is dues and finally won something, the other guys look like they may just be passing through for the contest. I can't honestly blame them, because the prize is very nice, but I sure hope they don't respond to those messages. :FIREdevil

amd_man2005
07-18-2006, 03:17 AM
Heres an idea I have seen on other forums for future contests. Anyone who enters must have 3 posts of value to the forums. Just an idea.

Yawgm0th
07-18-2006, 03:20 AM
I like that one. Or how about only sending PMs to the winners, so that they must visit the forums to know that they've won.

Zenphic
07-18-2006, 11:29 PM
Heres an idea I have seen on other forums for future contests. Anyone who enters must have 3 posts of value to the forums. Just an idea.
Gah, 3 is too little since you can get them all pretty fast. Now, if it were to be 20, that would be pretty decent I find. By the 20th post the user would have explored the forums enough and maybe call it his/her new home. :thumbsup:

Das Capitolin
07-19-2006, 06:14 AM
Gah, 3 is too little since you can get them all pretty fast. Now, if it were to be 20, that would be pretty decent I find. By the 20th post the user would have explored the forums enough and maybe call it his/her new home. :thumbsup:

I think that the winners should only be notified by forum PM. That way they will have to return to the site and see if they one, not just drop their entry and run!

As for making a minimum post count: apparently an admin over at Overclockers Online simply deleted my forum account without warning for posting ten news articles in his members news section over the course of two days that were all leget and sourced. I had only 20 posts prior to this, but he has since deleted all posts, and contest entry. :2gunsfiri

orangutang91
07-19-2006, 06:29 AM
what is the max frequency for RAM that the neew mobo can handle?

timonokinawa
07-19-2006, 01:50 PM
-- FSB Settings: 100MHz to 600MHz
-- PCIe Settings: 90MHz to 150MHz
-- FSB/RAM Multiplier: Auto, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 2.66, 3.33, 4.0+
-- CPU Voltage Settings: 1.0250V to 1.6000V (in 0.00625V steps), 1.600V to 2.375V (in 0.025V steps)
-- Memory Voltage Settings: +0.025V to +0.775V (in 0.025V steps)
-- PCIe Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.35V (in 0.05V steps)
-- MCH Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.75V (in 0.05V steps)
-- FSB Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.35V (in 0.05V steps)
-- tiplier Selection: Yes (unlocked CPUs only)
-- DDR2 memory on this board can be pumped up to 2.575V and provides a generous +0.75V increase to the MCH to facilitate overclocking.
-- It is not easy to hit the 300MHz mark that many Intel 975-based boards were able to achieve. With default voltages, the board makes 280MHz (1120MHz QDR) easily, and then it hits a wall. Beyond 280MHz, you will fight for every extra MHz. Increasing FSB voltage settings to its maximum and up to +0.35V on the MCH, managed to get a final overclock of 288MHz (1152MHz QDR). On the memory side of things, the board does unofficially support memory speeds up to DDR2-1066 with its 4x FSB-to-RAM memory multiplier option.

-- (CPU multiplier) / 7 * (CPU frequency) = memory frequency
-- For those who got DDR2-533, they can only get 490 data rate due to > 11/9 * 200 = 245 dual channel gives you 490mt/s at 128bit.
-- Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 SDRAM
-- Supports 800/677/533/400 dual channel DDR2 memory architecture
-- Unofficially, the board can be configured up to DDR2-1066 to work with enthusiast memory modules.
-- Get some really nice RAM modules for thisd board and stay away from the low end types. But man the DDR2 nice stuff is really expensive.

Mr.Tweak
07-19-2006, 02:05 PM
Gah, 3 is too little since you can get them all pretty fast. Now, if it were to be 20, that would be pretty decent I find. By the 20th post the user would have explored the forums enough and maybe call it his/her new home. :thumbsup:

Good thinking guys - although I think 10 is a good number.

amd_man2005
07-20-2006, 06:35 AM
10 sounds fair.

casecutter
07-20-2006, 07:12 AM
-- FSB Settings: 100MHz to 600MHz
-- PCIe Settings: 90MHz to 150MHz
-- FSB/RAM Multiplier: Auto, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 2.66, 3.33, 4.0+
-- CPU Voltage Settings: 1.0250V to 1.6000V (in 0.00625V steps), 1.600V to 2.375V (in 0.025V steps)
-- Memory Voltage Settings: +0.025V to +0.775V (in 0.025V steps)
-- PCIe Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.35V (in 0.05V steps)
-- MCH Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.75V (in 0.05V steps)
-- FSB Voltage Settings: +0.05V to +0.35V (in 0.05V steps)
-- tiplier Selection: Yes (unlocked CPUs only)
-- DDR2 memory on this board can be pumped up to 2.575V and provides a generous +0.75V increase to the MCH to facilitate overclocking.
-- It is not easy to hit the 300MHz mark that many Intel 975-based boards were able to achieve. With default voltages, the board makes 280MHz (1120MHz QDR) easily, and then it hits a wall. Beyond 280MHz, you will fight for every extra MHz. Increasing FSB voltage settings to its maximum and up to +0.35V on the MCH, managed to get a final overclock of 288MHz (1152MHz QDR). On the memory side of things, the board does unofficially support memory speeds up to DDR2-1066 with its 4x FSB-to-RAM memory multiplier option.

-- (CPU multiplier) / 7 * (CPU frequency) = memory frequency
-- For those who got DDR2-533, they can only get 490 data rate due to > 11/9 * 200 = 245 dual channel gives you 490mt/s at 128bit.
-- Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 SDRAM
-- Supports 800/677/533/400 dual channel DDR2 memory architecture
-- Unofficially, the board can be configured up to DDR2-1066 to work with enthusiast memory modules.
-- Get some really nice RAM modules for thisd board and stay away from the low end types. But man the DDR2 nice stuff is really expensive.


Read a newer review, they are hitting 350MHz+ easily now. The review you are quoting from is using a preproduction bios. Believe me, I have read every article on the web about this board......

japroach
07-22-2006, 09:42 AM
Read a newer review, they are hitting 350MHz+ easily now. The review you are quoting from is using a preproduction bios. Believe me, I have read every article on the web about this board......

http://www.ocworkbench.com/news.stm (http://www.ocworkbench.com/news.stm:)

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/7033/gigabyte965pat6x466mhzcopymf4.jpg

He also said he could post up to 490mhz

:tongue02: