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keeph8n's 1st Annual Community Giveback Competition

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Alright well I have come to the conclusion I want to do a competition once a year. A way to give back to the community and support those who have supported me in my career here at HWBOT.

 

For the first competition I am doing, we are going to say farewell to socket 1151. This comp is completely open to any generation of 1151(Z170-Z390). It will be limited to NON EXOTIC COOLING ONLY(air, water, chilled etc). You must also have never used LHe, LN2, Dice, Cascade, or SS before.

We are currently looking at 5 stages and letting this run for 30-60 days.

  • GPUPi for CPU v3.2 - 1B w/ Benchmate, limited to 4 cores, no Hyperthreading ( disabling cores is allowed)
  • Cinebench R15 w/ Benchmate per core
  • wPrime 1024M w/ Benchmate, limited to 4 cores, no Hyperthreading ( disabling cores is allowed)
  • SuperPi 32M w/ Benchmate
  • PiFast w/ Benchmate

 

You will be limited to 15C at idle monitored by Benchmate and scores will be divided on a per core basis for the Cinebench stage and limited to 4 cores for GPUPI and Wprime,  this to make it even between different core count CPUs on this socket

 

Prizes! Yes, you heard that right. There will be prizes. They will vary from competition to competition, but I want to help those who are new as a way to get into XOC, as I was helped when I started out.

 

  • 1st Place: Kingpin Cooling TREX LN2 Container(Winner gets color choice) + $100 USD
  • 2nd Place: Kingpin Cooling Inferno Backplate + $50 USD
  • 3rd Place: Kingpin Cooling 30G KPX Paste + $25 USD

Random Drawn prizes will consist of different Kingpin Cooling products and more.....

 

Splave has just offered up some cash prizes as well!!!! Added to original post

 

Sunny from OCN has offered up a NVME SSD as a random giveaway! HP SSD EX900 M.2 120gb. Thank you for the awesome prize!

 

 

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To add to this, I will be attempting to do something for those with AMD systems at the ready, but don't know if I'll be able to fit them in. It may come at a later date for you guys

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Ss is not extreme cooling, acording to the def of hwbot :D.

Nice initiatice, gl with the contest!

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Very generous. You are a hero.

I cannot participate because I have used extreme before, but I will send some w9'ers that haven't.

Party on. ;)

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15 minutes ago, Mr.Scott said:

Very generous. You are a hero.

I cannot participate because I have used extreme before, but I will send some w9'ers that haven't.

Party on. ;)

Thanks @Mr.Scott!

So many of you have helped me when I was fresh, this is just my way of saying thanks!

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This guy is a fucking champ! Keep up the great work keep :D:D❤️ 

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3 hours ago, Kona64 said:

This guy is a fucking champ! Keep up the great work keep :D:D❤️ 

Class act all the way, was very helpful and didn't mind going out of his way if you needed something. 
I'm glad I was able to meet him in person at least once - And hopefully will do so again soon!
 

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First post has been updated with ALL prizes available. Anyone anywhere in the world can enter and win prizes as long as it is allowed for your country.

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Nice iniative! 

Hope to see a lot of new/fresh people having a go!

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Updated the first post with new prize listing. Some issues with first set of prize structures.

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One final update I think and we should be square on everything. 

 

As I posted we have a ton of stuff coming up for grabs to get new people involved in this hobby as much as we can and to help those who have not been able to make the push into LN2/DICE, get over that hill

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WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW 

 

prizes are getting exciting now! Incoming update to first post 

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Awesome comp and incentive man! Really cool thing for the community and OC in general :D

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Posted (edited)

Good on ya for making this comp. Sadly I'm not one of those people who has any LGA1151 gear. GLHF to the participants.

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1 hour ago, Sparky's__Adventure said:

Any idea when this competition will take place?

Hoping for a start date of August 1st and letting it run for 60 days

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