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HWBOT Announces Contest Rules for World Series at LanETS Canada


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Wait a minute fellas, doesn't everyone have some B-die now? Seems a bit odd to disqualify it now, I know guys in Canada and the US who've been binning it for months…I would vote that it be allowed as long as the people competing in the world series all have access to some, which I'm betting they all do.

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Additionally, the South Africa stop didn't have this restriction, so it seems odd to suddenly throw in a "no b-die" restriction in a market that's had bdie for several months readily available, especially for an event with "world series" in it's title and therefore one would assume the rules would remain the same across each stop in order to keep things "even and fair" between every stop.

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All jokes and gripes aside staff, can we get some clarification on this?

 

If the goal is "to make sure everyone is equipped in time" as the post says, I can tell you for sure that Rasparthe and I are scrambling to get some non-B-die RAM that would be competitive (E-die or AFR) and that it may not get here in time for either of us, and that I suspect that others are in the same boat. So I think paradoxically the rule may make sure that some of us are NOT equipped in time.

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Hey guys, sorry for the delay on this one! Needed the weekend to catch up on ZZZ.

 

We will allow B-die since everyone seems to have it and wants to use it. @WhiteWulfe: the restriction is indeed Z170. I will check if we can allow Z97, but we don't want to make this a qualifier where you need multiple setups to win (Z97 can be faster in SuperPI 32M). If we allow it, it would be required to use a single platform for all benchmarks.

 

The qualifier is open to all hardware - from the semi-final forward there is indeed a restriction on the components.

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Anyone who has flown with hardware before have tips on what to bring or what to expect?

 

Planning on packing my bag with all the hardware and cooling I can fit but only flown once lifetime and that wasn't with hardware so looking to see if I'll have any issues through security and the like.

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Anyone who has flown with hardware before have tips on what to bring or what to expect?

 

Planning on packing my bag with all the hardware and cooling I can fit but only flown once lifetime and that wasn't with hardware so looking to see if I'll have any issues through security and the like.

 

If you bring a pot, expect to have your stuff searched and explain what it's used for. It may be helpful to have photos and the like ready to show them. I got lucky and the TSA guy was on OCN and even knew who I was but otherwise... you're going to have a lot of explaining to do!

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If you bring a pot, expect to have your stuff searched and explain what it's used for. It may be helpful to have photos and the like ready to show them. I got lucky and the TSA guy was on OCN and even knew who I was but otherwise... you're going to have a lot of explaining to do!

 

Thanks for the heads up :celebration: Hopefully everything will go smoothly.

 

Also, sorry guys for the OT in this thread. Meant to post in the other one :P

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