ECS Outs First Modding Comp, Win US$33,333

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) announced it is teaming up with Thermaltake, G.skill and various media partners to announce its first ever worldwide Modmen PC modding competition. Starting October 11, 2012, ECS will start searching for the Modmen of the Year. The top dog will win US$ 33,333.00.

ECS Modmen PC Modding Competition 2012

Want in? Go here and register: http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Activity/Modmen/index.aspx. All entries must be sent before February 28, 2013. To be eligible for this contest all contestants need to have an ECS motherboard purchased after 9/20/2012 or have an ECS Golden Board.

There are two stages of competition. The first stage takes place online. The top 10 case modders will be determined by a combination of online votes and ECS' own modding judges. The modder with the most votes will win US $1,000. The top 5 PC modders that qualify for the second stage of the competition, besides winning cash and prizes, will be flown to Taiwan and given accommodation to compete at Computex for a chance to win the Grand Prize – approx. US$33,333. During the competition the top five contestants will showcase their mods at ECS' booth and a panel of accredited judges and the audience will determine the grand prize winner.

The sixth through tenth place modders will also win a host of prizes sponsored by Thermaltake and G.skill. See below for more prize information.

ModMen Modding Competition Prizes:

Stage 1

Top 5 modders will receive
  • US $1,000, Thermaltake (1) Armor Revo Gene case, (1) SMART 750W PSU, (1) Frio Advanced cooler, (1) SHOCK White or Black headset and G.skill(1) set of TridentX(4x4GB)RAM, (1) Phoenix III SSD
Top 6-10 modders will receive:
  • Thermaltake(1) New Soprano Snow Edition case, (1) SMART 750W PSU, (1) Frio Advanced cooler, G.skill(1) Set of RipjawsX (4x4GB)RAM, (1) Phoenix III SSD
Additionally, the modder with most votes during the online voting stage will receive US$1,000.

Stage 2 – Final Competition at Computex 2013
  • Top 5 modders will win a trip to Taipei, Taiwan for the final at Computex 2013
  • Grand Prize winner will win NT$1,000,000 (approx. US$33,333)
If interested, go here for more information: http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Activity/Modmen/index.aspx

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