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Old October 31, 2008, 07:31 PM
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Just thought it was maybe a good idea to promote the site, and maybe win a couple prizes???
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Old October 31, 2008, 07:47 PM
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haha i think thats kinda cool
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I was a part of that this year. Check the scores, you'll see miggs78.. :P

Its fun... We should have a team, I'll be in happy to play here instead.
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Old November 1, 2008, 04:06 PM
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I might be interested but I would need to know more about it than the site has. However I doubt I would be much of an asset with a quad core AMD CPU so I think I would end up just sitting back and watching.
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I might be interested but I would need to know more about it than the site has. However I doubt I would be much of an asset with a quad core AMD CPU so I think I would end up just sitting back and watching.
I just browsed the site quickly this morning, but it looked to me like they match hardware for their competitions so your AMD could possibly stand a fighting chance.

I'll have to look into it a bit more to see how they're set up. I was turned off by HWbot with the way it's set up to pretty well cater to the extreme cooling crowd.
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Old November 1, 2008, 06:31 PM
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I just browsed the site quickly this morning, but it looked to me like they match hardware for their competitions so your AMD could possibly stand a fighting chance.

I'll have to look into it a bit more to see how they're set up. I was turned off by HWbot with the way it's set up to pretty well cater to the extreme cooling crowd.
Ya HWBot is so unfair, because the top guys just sweep everything and you dont stand a chance.
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You see the whole point in using hwbot is to track scores properly, also the fact that some of the utilities like superpi needing screenshots at hwbot, we don't use the ranking points, we use the actual score, but prefer to use hwbot since it is much easier to keep the scores safe.

If you guys read the rules, it is pretty self explanatory.. I've known the creater of this competition for a while now. The Raptors Pit is his forum, he is a very nice individual.

Basically the thing you do is, either use whatever hardware you have or get something better and flat out Overclock the piece of crap out of the system, run the benchmarks. Lots of us what we do is even though the system isn't all stable when you overclock your system, as long as you can successfully run those benchmarks, you're good. And you don't have to run all benchmarks at one overclocked speed, you can have different GHz for every single benchmark. Only downside is most benchmark software suit XP more than Vista.

I did mention this to few people here.. usually via PM when we're just chatting, but got no response. But we definitely have 18 players, who can overclock madly lol.

Read this rules page.. Forum Wars - The Ultimate Team Sport pretty self explanatory. I might be able answer some questions since I've been in a few of these wars, if not I can direct somewhere you can.
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These seems pretty cool I just need a rig so I can join the team.
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It's fun...but HWBot turned a lot of players off this past war(summer). Some people are content to barely overclock at all....many push it to the edge . It's still enjoyable, even if you don't win.
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