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Poll Results: Can you come to this event?

 
  • 7% (19)
    Yes - To Bench Rigs and Watched them Be Benched with Ln2
  • 20% (49)
    Yes - To Participate in LAN
  • 18% (45)
    Yes - To Participate in Both
  • 52% (126)
    No - I would like to but I live to far away (please suggest next location)
239 Total Votes  
post #331 of 782
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Will Airship be able to handle the power draw? I doubt anyone has ever put 100+ high performace rigs in there before. And we have the question of being able to cool the space with all the rigs?

we should be fine if we have Ventilation
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post #332 of 782

the heat from teh PSU's and the cold from the rigs will balance out nicely.. it will be perfect bench weather indoors quickly.drunken.gif

post #333 of 782
I will throw this out there (including my previous post about donating some gifts).....

I can arrange for a couple of servers like the Lenovo ThinkServer TD230 to be "demo'd" at the event.
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the heat from teh PSU's and the cold from the rigs will balance out nicely.. it will be perfect bench weather indoors quickly.drunken.gif
Of course you would say that hahaha thumb.gif
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post #335 of 782

Bah, it costs $600 or so to fly to Toronto mad.gif

 

Perhaps you guys should consider doing this in Vancouver next time thumb.gifFtW_420 lives around here.  It would be funny if it coincided with the date of an NCIX warehouse sale too

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What about making publicity on Hardware Canucks and NCIX's forums since they are canadian websites? We may even be able to get NCIX to support us for prizes or something...
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What about making publicity on Hardware Canucks and NCIX's forums since they are canadian websites? We may even be able to get NCIX to support us for prizes or something...

Thats not a bad idea plus ncix does have stores in the gta smile.gif
    
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Coming along nicely guys :D

 

Firming Up The Event

Now that we are getting close to the numbers we are looking for, we will begin to finalize the venue/date. This will include another tour of the venue, confirming power and internet connectivity etc. This should be completed by mid-next week. 

 

Please keep the support coming though! We still need more people!

 

Sponsorship

In terms of sponsorships, we already have a few major companies contacting us about this event. Not sure exactly what we will do from this perspective as we are really doing this for you guys :) If you are someone who wants to sponsor this event, and talk about ways to do it to add value to the event itself, please email me - admin @ overclock.net. 

 

Being Canadian / Attracting Canadians

In terms of being Canadian, our roots are absolutely that ! :) www.Overclock.ca. Our #3 country, in terms of visitation, is from the great white north. We are more than happy for enthusiasts from other communities to attend. As long as you are a good-hearted person who loves tech, you should fit in perfectly :)

 

Next Steps

We will be putting up a thread in the next week with exact details on the event and how to reserve your space for it. We will also, most likely, have a dedicated site for the event(s) at GrandChampion.com (we are calling it the Overclock.net Grand Champion Series). 

 

Thanks again guys! Keep the support coming!

post #339 of 782
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What about making publicity on Hardware Canucks and NCIX's forums since they are canadian websites? We may even be able to get NCIX to support us for prizes or something...

LOL I did that last night on all the facebook pages I think I made like 25 FB post on all the pc names and lets see here ummm also NCIX, Canada Computers, Newegg, and Maximum pc lol took me like 2 hours tongue.gif
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If it's needed, I'd be willing to let people use my 25 man vent for the event.
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