Announcing Upgrade My PC Please! Learn how to win a $500 upgrade package

By Julio Franco ยท 74 replies
Aug 29, 2017
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  1. Azlan Erox

    Azlan Erox TS Rookie

    I gave a link of the embed photos. Plz check mine
  2. Felluz

    Felluz TS Enthusiast

    Can I submit and wait for next season(s) when other countries will be available?
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  3. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,251   +234

    my head almost exploded for not being able to see my country, the Philippines from country of origin in the application form. I was 'almost 100% sure' that one of my rigs will be chosen until I read the terms of service. I was disqualified from the start! ;)
    (intel i3-530, intel dh55tc, NVidia 9800GT 1GB DDR3, Gskill 2x4GB DDR3-1600 running at 1333mhz, Seagate 1TB hdd, WD blue 1TB hdd, seasonic 620 M12II evo, windows 10 pro 64bit; intel i3-3240, ECS H61H2-M12, EVGA gtx 960, Gskill 2x8GB DDR3-1600, WD blue 2TB hdd, seasonic 620 M12II evo, windows 10 pro 64bit )
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  4. Felluz

    Felluz TS Enthusiast

    You're better than me my friend. Still with a Core2Quad Q8400, Asus P5KPL/EPU, 2x2gb ddr2 800mhz, GTX 750 Gigabyte 1gb and one 160gb drive and another 320gb.
  5. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    So I submitted my entry, like 3 days ago. Now it was marked with an orange status anyone know what that means? I've been trying to figure this out and also it wont let me edit it....
    LinuxFanatic likes this.
  6. Fricstix

    Fricstix TS Rookie

    I don't have permission to post my PC and enter the contest.
    lanmansa likes this.
  7. LinuxFanatic

    LinuxFanatic TS Rookie

    Can anyone explain what the different "Color Prefixes" stand for in relation to submission posts?
  8. Hardcorps

    Hardcorps TS Rookie

    Link Not Working?
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  9. LinuxFanatic

    LinuxFanatic TS Rookie

  10. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    why not?
  11. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    I've been trying to figure that out myself
    LinuxFanatic likes this.
  12. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    another fx user lol. Also mine got orange idk what that means though...
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  13. LinuxFanatic

    LinuxFanatic TS Rookie

    Your guess is as good as mine.
  14. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    so this is all the info I got.

    It's for internally classifying the status of the posts after individual review.

    For now all you need to know, black = PCs already in the episodes. And orange is for people that apply but arenot in the geo regions that are part of the contest (so they cannot be picked).

    Which doesn't make sense since I'm in the US, and I was marked orange.....
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  15. Chief Falque

    Chief Falque TS Rookie

    Here's hoping they expand to Norway at some point. Komplett, Dustin, Power, MPX are all good alternatives for a partner, should they be willing. If they aren't, I guess I'll just give up all hope that I'll ever get the chance in ANY of these contests, whether it be UMPCP or giveaways.
  16. lanmansa

    lanmansa TS Rookie

    I think your link is broken to submit your PC to this. You click the link and it just says error you don't have permission. I did submit photos however.
  17. lanmansa

    lanmansa TS Rookie

    I think we are pretty similar. I have a CPU from the same first generation of quad cores! Q6600. Sigh. I definitely need an upgrade, but the link won't work to post.
  18. GenFUBAR

    GenFUBAR TS Rookie

    I've submitted my application for the competition, Uploaded my pics to IMGUR. Now how do I link them to the competition application? Do I copy & past the link in the Address bar on the IMGUR site to my Techspot application?
    Please help.
  19. agiganticmidget

    agiganticmidget TS Rookie

    Anyone know what the blue color code means???
  20. InvisiVoid

    InvisiVoid TS Rookie

    nope and they won't tell us what it means....
  21. Lobraiv

    Lobraiv TS Rookie

    I want to "Submit your Entry" but
    TechSpot Forums - Error
    You do not have permission to view this page or perform this action.

    Why I can't ? Yeah I was reading earlier but stil can't
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2017 at 4:31 PM
  22. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,120   +430

    The entry form states what countries are eligible to participate. Sorry, yours isn't one of them. Lying about your location in your profile doesn't work.
  23. Lobraiv

    Lobraiv TS Rookie

    im on vacation in family town at this moment . Im living in USA about year. So I have to Submit on USA Ip yeah ? only when I will back :C ? So I will have to wait about 2 weeks :/
  24. Arctiberious

    Arctiberious TS Rookie

    So if your marked at orange you are for some reason not allowed due to your local region even if it's part of the contest (some usa states not others?) or are the colors just a guess still?
  25. Ming CHOW

    Ming CHOW TS Rookie

    I just submitted my entry. If anyone sees my PC "Mr Wendal" the HOBO PC please vote for me. Spoiler alert.
    Intel Core2 Duo Processor E4500 2.2Ghz CPU, OCed to 2.4Ghz.
    Guess the rest. You're gonna love the TRUE STORY behind it! XD

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