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Overclock.net Case Mod Competition 2009 [Information Thread]

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We are pleased to present the 2009 edition of the Overclock.net Case Mod Competition. We hope that this year's competition will be even bigger/better than the last

We will be having three classes of modders for this competition (Professional, Intermediate, and Amateur), with a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize for each class. In addition, we will be awarding prizes in several special categories based on criteria such as "Most Unique", "Back from the Grave", etc; the winners in these special categories will be chosen by a panel of Expert Judges who are well known throughout the modding community.




Rules
  • This competition is open to all Overclock.net members and staff
  • All modders must select an intended class that best represents their modding skills/experience when registering; the staff reserves the right to move builders so please select accordingly
  • Detailed, Picture-rich logs must be kept
  • No "sponsored" builds allowed
  • Only one project per contestant
  • Projects/logs being posted on other forums/sites will be disqualified
  • Mods must be started no earlier than December 06, 2008
  • All registrations must be made by February 01, 2009
  • All mods/logs must be completed by July 01, 2009
  • Only completed entries will be eligible for cash prizes
  • Rules are subject to change at any time

Prizes
  • Professional
    • 1st: $400
    • 2nd: $200
    • 3rd: $100
  • Intermediate
    • 1st: $200
    • 2nd: $100
    • 3rd: $50
  • Amateur
    • 1st: $100
    • 2nd: $50
    • 3rd: $25
  • Special Categories
    • Most Unique: $50
    • Simple Yet Effective: $50
    • Back from the Grave: $50
    • Best Cable Management: $50
All completed projects will receive complimentary regular sized and large OCN Appliques
Other prizes may be awarded




Expert Judges For all information regarding the 2009 Overclock.net Case Mod Competition Please click on the appropriate link below
  • To declare your entry into the competition and which category you are entering into please visit the Registration thread -- Registration is closed
  • Any Questions or Comments pertaining to the Competition that needs to be addressed by a member of Overclock.net staff should be posted in the Information thread
  • Any other Competition discussions should be posted in the Discussion thread
  • Please document you build progress in the Private Documenting section - Information posted here will not be visible to others over the duration of the build phase of the competition
RAD GT
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Intel Core i5 2500K MSI P67A-GD65 eVga GeForce GTX 480 Hydro Copper G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1066 4x4Gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500Gb SATA | 750Gb SATA | 1Tb SATA LG SATA DVD-RW DangerDen Water Windows 7 Ultimate X64 
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AOC 2236VW 1920x1080 22" WS AOC 2236VW 1920x1080 22" WS SilverStone Strider ST850 
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RAD GT
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500Gb SATA | 750Gb SATA | 1Tb SATA LG SATA DVD-RW DangerDen Water Windows 7 Ultimate X64 
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AOC 2236VW 1920x1080 22" WS AOC 2236VW 1920x1080 22" WS SilverStone Strider ST850 
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post #2 of 97
Omg this is going to be epic. I may do my first mod for this competition
Finally Perfected
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post #3 of 97
Quote:
Originally Posted by OverclockTheStock View Post
Omg this is going to be epic. I may do my first mod for this competition
Me too, I had to drop out of the last one due to financial issues, but now I have my rocketfish
DEAD :'(
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E2160 @ stock~1.8 GHz Asus P5GC-MX/1333 intergrated=crap :/ Crucial Ballistix 2x1GB DDR2~800 
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Samsung 160GB Windows 7 Pro 64-bit HP Pavilion f1503 LCD~15 in.~1024x768 HP stock keyboard 
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DEAD :'(
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 160GB Windows 7 Pro 64-bit HP Pavilion f1503 LCD~15 in.~1024x768 HP stock keyboard 
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Antec Earthwatts 380 watts-x2 12v@17A Rocketfish Razer Copperhead (Tempest Blue) Custom Art Snow pad 
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post #4 of 97
Cool!

Quote:
Mods must be started no earlier than December 06, 2009
Rado, you might want to change that to 2008
Into the Abyss
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2x74GB Raptor+1.5TB Samsung F1s DVD-RW Vista Ultimate x64 Samsung 22" 
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Into the Abyss
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x74GB Raptor+1.5TB Samsung F1s DVD-RW Vista Ultimate x64 Samsung 22" 
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M$ Elite FSP Group (Fortron) FX Series FX700-GLN-E Antec 900 (CyberDruid Custom) M$ Elite 
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S#@^ i needz to get some money for this to happen
Crapz
KoolMan's RIG
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VelociRaptor 300GB Samsung DVD±RW Windows 7 Dynax 42" TV 
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KoolMan's RIG
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post #6 of 97
This is going to be a lot of fun
Pure 1nhibition
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[i5 3570K] [Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H] [Palit GTX 480] [8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3-1600] 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[OCZ Vertex LE 50GB SSD | 1TB | 2TB] [A50] [Windows 7 Pro x64] [24" Samsung 2494HM | 20.1" LG Flatron] 
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Pure 1nhibition
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[OCZ Vertex LE 50GB SSD | 1TB | 2TB] [A50] [Windows 7 Pro x64] [24" Samsung 2494HM | 20.1" LG Flatron] 
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[Corsair 750W] 
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post #7 of 97
Damn that was crappy timing.
Waka waka waka
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WD 500GB SATA Win7 Ultimate 32-bit Acer H233H IBM Model M 
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Waka waka waka
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post #8 of 97
Pretty sweet, I'll be sure to try this.
post #9 of 97
when is the deadline?
M.E.D.
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E5200 :( Maximus Formula x38 9600GSO :( G.Skill 2x2gb ddr2 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Barracuda 7200.12 500GB Samsung DVD Burner /W Lightscribe Windows 7 64bit 17" CRT :( 
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Razer Lycosa Corsair 850TX Modded Antec 900 Razer Lachesis 
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Rocketfish Dbl-sided Anodized Aluminum Logitech CRAP speakers.. :( 
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M.E.D.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Barracuda 7200.12 500GB Samsung DVD Burner /W Lightscribe Windows 7 64bit 17" CRT :( 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Corsair 850TX Modded Antec 900 Razer Lachesis 
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Rocketfish Dbl-sided Anodized Aluminum Logitech CRAP speakers.. :( 
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All mods/logs must be completed by July 01, 2009
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