Win an EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply!


EVGA is launching the new GS/PS PSU series. These power supplies follow the EVGA tradition of uncompromised power and performance, so we upped the ante and made it nearly SILENT. The GS/PS series of PSU’s offer superior performance, Gold and Platinum level efficiency and extremely low noise levels making it the perfect PSU for a sound conscious environment. These power supplies also feature ECO mode meaning the fan will run only when necessary further reducing noise level and power consumption! Backed by a 7 year Warranty and Japanese capacitor design makes this PSU the right choice for efficiency and noise level today, and will be with you well into tomorrow.

The EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply is a beast of a power supply that would fit the needs of any enthusiast builder running multiple graphics cards or everyday power user seeking maximum efficiency.  This week, Two (2) lucky random people will be able to WIN an EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply

Our good friends over at HiTech Legion have a great review on the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply located >>HERE<<, for this weeks contest you will want to check out the review to answer the following questions correctly!

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Please check out the HiTech Legion review on the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS power supply, here!

Contest Questions:
Question #1:  The 1000 PS is outfitted with 100% solid Japanese capacitors rated to 105C, and employs _____?_____heavy duty protection circuitry.

A)  two-way
B)  four-way
C)  five-way
D)  six-way

Question #2:  How many PCIE connectors does the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply come with?  (Hint:  You can check out the EVGA product page or Page 2 of the review)

A)  8x 8pin (6+2)  PCIE Connectors 
B)  10x 8pin (6+2)  PCIE Connectors
C)  6x 6pin and 4x 8pin (6+2)  PCIE Connectors
D)  10x 6pin  PCIE Connectors

Question #3:  Taking a look at the Test System list of component that HiTech Legion to test the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply.  Please list the Processor (CPU) and the Graphic Card (GPU) that was used in their test?

Question #4:  Taking a look at the conclusion of the HiTech Legion review, please list four (4) of the eighteen (18) features that HiTech Legion liked about of the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 PS Power Supply

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Contest Rules:
1)  Post one comment with the Mandatory contest entry information requested above, see example, 
2)  Multiple comments don’t qualify for extra entries,
3)  Entries will run for seven (7) days, starting May 20th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM PST and will end May 26th, 2015 @ 6: 00 PM PST
4)  Two (2) winners will be selected at random and announced on May 27th, 2015.

Please see the example below on how to comment: 
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Official Rules:
1. By adding a comment you agree to the rules, terms and conditions. 
2. You are at least Eighteen (18) years of age or older (and if below the age of 18 then you must have your parent/legal guardian's permission to enter should you be a minor in your state of residence).
3. ONE entry per person on the date of the event.
4. Winners outside of the United States are responsible for any duty and taxes imposed by their country.
5. Winner will be contacted by email and have 7 days to respond.
6. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon number of eligible entries received at the time of the random drawing. Winner will be selected and posted to the EVGAgaming.com website by May 27th, 2015 at 6:00PM (Pacific). All decisions are final and binding.
EVGA reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value in the event all or part of a prize set forth above becomes unavailable. No cash substitute or transfer of prizes is available. Prizes are awarded without warranty of any kind from EVGA, express or implied, without limitation, except where this would be contrary to federal, state, provincial, or local laws or regulations. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Decisions of notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Potential prize winner(s) and their parents/legal guardians may be required to sign and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, a Liability/Publicity EVGA and the Judging are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this event. Return of any prize/prize Release within 30 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. EVGA at its sole discretion shall reserves the right to disqualify any Participant.
SPONSOR: This event is sponsored by EVGA Corporation (EVGA), a California corporation with principal place of business at 2900 Saturn St Suite #B, Brea, CA 92821, USA


Winner Announced!! - Win an EVGA Z97 FTW Motherboard!!


We would like to thank everyone who entered our EVGA Z97 Motherboard contest by leaving a comment and answering our trivia questions.  We had a great response to our contest and an awesome response to what you would be in the Star Wars Galaxy!  I do hope that you are all as excited as I am for the new Star Wars movie this Winter!

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We have randomly chosen a winner from all the eligible entries,  please help me in congratulating:

!!>>  Charles Mohler  <<!!

You are the lucky winner of feature packed EVGA Z97 FTW Motherboard!!! 

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Charles Mohler,  we will be contacting you via your email address with further details.  Again, thank you to every one who left a comment to enter the contest.  Make sure to come back and check out our new articles on gaming, events, contests, tech, and hardware!!!


Battlefield 2XP Week May 18th-25th!


Greetings Gamers, 

As an added bonus for our EVGA May-Day Gaming Event, EA is having a full week of 2XP gain all week long starting May 18th until 25th on Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline. 

If you signed up for the EVGA May-Day gaming event, and log in all week to rack up your time to be eligible for all the prizes listed >>here!!<< At the same time being able to level up even faster in BF4 and BFHardline!

See you all week...on the battlefield!!


The Witcher 3 and Nvidia Game Ready Drivers


Less than 24 hours before The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt goes live!  Nvidia has released the new GeForce Game Ready 352.86 WHQL The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt drivers, make sure your graphics drivers are up to date by visiting the EVGA Download Center or the Geforce Driver Download page!

The GeForce Game Ready The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt drivers will have the following SLI profiles added or updated: 
  • Magicka 2 - Added DirectX 11 SLI profile
  • Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Updated DirectX 11 SLI profile
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Updated DirectX 11 SLI profile
  • World of Warships - Added DirectX 9 SLI profile
Check out the following video where Nvidia shows off their GameWorks technology for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.


If you want to read more on the new Geforce Game Ready 352.86 WHQL The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt drivers, click >>here<<!  Also, make sure your system is ready for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt by checking out Nvidia's recommendations >>here<<!!  You will find some useful information regarding the new technologies Nvidia has been working on with CD Projekt RED to bring you best gaming experience.  

Let us know if your system is ready for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and what you are most excited about in the comment section below!!

Oculus Rift System Requirements Released

We have all seen and are familiar with the proposed consumer release design of the Oculus Rift, and we are all very impressed.  But the other questions that many have been asking is, what type of system/components will I need to run/use the Oculus Rift?

On May 15th, the Oculus team provided that exact information to the public via their Blog which you can read the full story >>here<<!

The most important information which everyone wants to know is what type of hardware is recommended for the full Rift experience:
NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
8GB+ RAM
And will also require: 
Windows 7 SP1 or newer
2x USB 3.0 ports
HDMI 1.3 video output supporting a 297MHz clock via a direct output architecture

The blog post also makes mention that the development for OS X and Linux is on hold at the moment for them to be able to deliver the best consumer-level VR experience at launch on Windows.
  
Let us know what you think about the requirements for the Oculus Rift in the comment section below!


E3 2015: Electronic Entertainment Expo


It's almost that time of year again when all the video game companies get to show off what they have been working on all year to those select few in person!  Companies like EA, Activision, K2 Games, Ubisoft, Microsoft, Sony, and many many more will be showing off what they plan on releasing at the coming months and next year!

Only 30 days until E3 comes to the Los Angeles Convention Center here in California.  June 16-18th, gamers and enthusiasts alike will take over to make history!  Stay tuned to what will come next!



Nintendo World Championships 2015


Nintendo has announced that they will bring back the Nintendo Wold Championships this year for E3 2015.  Its been 25 years since the last Wold Championships.  Qualifying rounds for the championships will take place at local Best Buy locations on May 30th.  Those regional winners will move to the championships which will be held at the Nokia Theater on June 14th 2015.  

The actual games that will be played have not been announced yet, but you be there will be some sort of Mario Bros game thrown in there.  The first championships were inspired by the 1989 movie The Wizard which stared Fred Savage and has some memorable quotes as: I love the Power Glove. It's so bad.

Check out the official Nintendo announcement down below.  Let us know what you think of the World Championships coming back?  Are you thinking of checking out the regional qualifying events?  Let us know in the comments section down below.