You didn't think we'd let the week run out before giving you an opportunity to win some free hardware, did you? The fifth and final item in our string of XFX giveaways is up for grabs, and it's a sweet one. Say hello to the Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition:
The Black Edition has 820MHz core and 1100MHz memory clocks, up from the 6850's defaults of 775MHz and 1000MHz, respectively. XFX hasn't stopped there, either. You also get a "double lifetime" warranty whose coverage extends beyond the first resale. The sticker price on this puppy is just under $200, but we're giving one away for free.
Thanks to XFX for providing not only the card for this giveaway, but also the Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition and trio of PSUs we've handed out in previous weeks.
Rules and regulations
Sorry, but this contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) only.
To enter, fill out the form below, correctly answering two easy questions. The answers are revealed clearly in our recent coverage of XFX's Radeon HD 6950 1GB.
Only one entry is allowed per person, household, or e-mail address. Multiple entries per person, household or address are not permitted. Please don't try to game the system by entering your girlfriend, wife, kids or pets. We'll probably disqualify you if you do.
We will be accepting giveaway entries between the time this post goes up (April 21) and April 28 at noon CST. We'll then choose our winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. The winner will be announced on the site and will also be notified via e-mail on April 29. The winner must claim his prize by the end of the day on Sunday, May 1, or he will forfeit his prize and we will draw a new winner.
You must include your full name and a physical shipping address with your entry. Only the winner's name will be announced on the site. We will not share the address or other personal information with our sponsors or anyone else. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. TR reserves the right to disqualify entries that appear to be attempts to game the system or circumvent the rules in any way.
The staff of The Tech Report and their immediate families may not enter the giveaway and are not eligible to win.
We will accept entries only from residents of the United States and Canada (Quebec excepted). No purchase is necessary. This giveaway is void where prohibited by law. Neither TR nor XFX is responsible for any taxes on the prize, damage in shipping, damage caused by using the prize with other products, or health issues such as RSI, eye strain, or chemical addictions that may result from prolonged use of the prize. We may answer questions and offer clarifications of the rules in this comments thread.
Here are the two questions:
- Question 1: What is the GPU clock speed of the XFX Radeon HD 6950 1GB that we reviewed?
- Question 2: How many heatpipes protrude from the top edge of the 6950's cooler?
Update — We are no longer accepting entries for this contest. Thanks to all who participated.