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post #21 of 29
*** 2 cpus?
post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
The people who qualify for this random drawing are active forum members...
The point was that it can't be both random and based on something at the same time. Conflict!
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The point was that it can't be both random and based on something at the same time. Conflict!
It's not a conflict if you paid attention to what I said.
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post #24 of 29
What they have probably done is set a threshold for the number of posts a user posts to become 'an active member' maybe 50, could be 10. I dunno.

Then took all those that are deemed 'active' and will randomly pick from that group.

Anyway, should be announced tomorrow.
    
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post #25 of 29
I thought that there was no sli support on intel's skulltrail.
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post #26 of 29
The whole point of "selectively random" seems kind of dunce, but actually makes sense.

They simply take anyone who is a registered member and has signed up, and enter their name in the drawing.

Then, mods take everyone who signed up for HotHardware RSS News Alerts and thrown their name into the drawing a second time.

Then, mods monitor the forums for active members making good posts, and every time they see a helpful post, something worthy of rep, they add that persons name into the mix again.

Congratulations to whoever won. Hopefully they will fold.
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post #27 of 29
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Originally Posted by SpuddGunn View Post
Sorry mate but this has been posted before and to add insult to injury

The sweepstakes will run through to the end of the month at which point we'll pick the winner (Feb. 29).

The 29th was yesterday
lol.
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post #28 of 29
I think it's worth pointing out that a winner in this contest has been selected. Ironically, the winner was the member with the most posts during the period between announcement and the contest-end-date (500 in a week 0.o). The site also intends to have more contests with a similar selection process in the near future. So the moral of the story is, next time HH announces a contest, join right away, post until the contest is over (more than anybody else), and you're golden. They're also planning on more gaming tournaments, potentially with video cards as prizes.
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post #29 of 29
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I thought that there was no sli support on intel's skulltrail.
The motherboard an Intel Northbridge plus NVIDIA chipsets on it just for SLI function.
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