AMD - Total War: Shogun 2 Contest

period 2011-06-27 00:00:00 - 2011-07-31 00:00:00

In cooperation with AMD we're proud to be able to offer our readers a chance to win a free copy of Total War: Shogun 2! In order to stand a chance to win a copy, sign up to the forums and post your most heroic virtual war story. 10 lucky posters will be picked and will receive a game code!

Winners: none

HWbot OC Team Gear: Sunbeamtech Core Contact Freez

period 2009-01-04 22:24:31 - 2009-02-03 00:00:01

Sunbeamtech send us one bad-ass CPU Cooler to cool your CPU with. We tested this unit a few weeks back, the results are very encouraging, weight/performance ratio is high, included fan is top notch, and you get a fan controller to go from dead silent to maximum performance. How to make a chance to win this cooler? In the next 30 days earns as much HWboints as possible at Register at that site (if you haven't already) join the [M]adshrimps OC-Team and start benching your hardware. Link to your profile here in this thread; if you already have an account post your current amount of HWboints you have.


NZXT Avatar Mouse Giveaway

period 2008-10-20 17:20:00 - 2008-10-31 23:59:59

In cooperation with NZXT we are able to give an enthusiast and/or gamer out there an upgrade of his PC rodent. The NZXT Avatar has 2600 DPI Optical Sensor which provides maximum sensitivity and responsiveness which yields unparalleled gaming accuracy. LED DPI indicator gives the user improved usage and feedback. 5.8 Mega Pixels/second with a max frame rate of 6469 ensures smooth fragging and accurate sniping. 4 Speed DPI switch enables you to go from slow sniper movement to quick attack movement in a matter of seconds.


ASRock Lucky Draw Motherboard GiveAway

period 2008-06-23 09:26:00 - 2008-07-21 00:00:01

Madshrimps and ASRock are happy prepare you for the summer by organizing a massive motherboard give-away contest. You can win ASRock P45R2000-Wiwi, P43R1600Twins-Wifi or P43Twins1600 motherboards. The first winners will be drawn for the lucky hat at 7th July, the 2nd round will be 21st July. So make sure to participate!

Winners: none

MSI Overclocking Contests

period 2008-04-25 19:27:00 - 2008-05-09 23:59:59

Madshrimps is proud to be selected by MSI to participate in the European MSI Overclocking Contest. Our humble site has been appointed the task to send one Belgian overclocker (or team of two) to Amsterdam, Netherlands for the big finals in August.

Participants can win MSI Motherboards, VGA Cards and one GX600P MSI Laptop!

If you live in Belgium, don't wait to sign up!


Win 2Gb OCZ PC2-6400 FlexXLC Memory Kit

period 2007-12-31 17:00:04 - 2008-01-11 23:59:59

Here’s our little new year present for our readers, with help of OCZ, we're giving away our 2Gb review kit of the OCZ PC2-6400 Flex XLC, and we're sending it out to any reader around the globe that is able to answer two questions and fulfill one condition.


  • anonymous

Four Ultra Power Supplies Give-Away

period 2007-07-18 17:22:09 - 2007-07-31 23:59:59

We are proud to announce this give-away of 4 power supplies from Ultra products. Three lucky US/Canada readers get a chance to win a 600W Energy Efficient unit, while an European readers get to take home one 1000W X3 model. In order to register for this contest all you have to do is sign up for our RSS Email Feed.


  • 4 Lucky Shrimps

Asus Silent Square CPU Cooler GiveAway

period 2006-10-13 15:00:00 - 2006-10-27 17:00:00

The Asus Silent Square impressed us here at Madshrimps with its excellent performance/noise balance, keeping our test CPU running cool. With the help of Asus we are able to give you the chance to install this high end heatsink on your system.

What do you need to do to make a chance? Post a picture of your current CPU cooler installed in your system; describe your system setup, and why you think the Silent Square should be yours. Share us some details on your current CPU temps and overclocking adventurous (if you have any).

The Silent Square fits on AMD S939/S754 and Intel S775, we'll send out the S² free of charge to the participant who's most in need of a CPU Cooling upgrade.


Powercolor Radeon X1900GT

period 2006-08-18 20:10:40 - 2006-09-15 23:59:59

With the help of Powercolor were are proud to organize this give-away for our readers. The X1900GT is a strong middle-high end video card and it will boost your gameplay performance to new heights. You can find our review here

In order to qualify for this give-away you only need to sign up to our news mailing list; by doing so you receive a daily email with all the latest hardware news posted at our site. (your email will be kept private and you can unsubscribe whenever you want).

The winner will drawn from the active subscribers, this competition is open to readers from all over the world, it will end on 15th September 00:00 GMT+1


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EasyPanic Twinmos PC3500 1Gb BH5 Memory Kit

period 2005-09-21 12:00:19 - 2005-09-30 23:59:59

What do you need to do to win? Simple: register with a valid email address at our forums, post your funniest one-liner in a thread (one entree per person) and the jury (Madshrimps crew) will decide who will be selected as funniest from the lot!

** Due to shipping restrictions this contest is only open to EU residents
** This contest ends 30th September at midnight (GMT+1)


4x Corsair 1GB USB2.0 Flash Drive Give Away

period 2005-03-17 17:49:06 - 2005-03-31 23:59:59

[M] is proud to announce this give-away to our readers and forum members;

Corsair Flash Voyager USB drives are rugged, stylish, compact, reliable, and exceptionally fast, making them ideal for transporting MP3s, digital images, presentations and more. With data transfer rates up to 19Mb/sec, Flash Voyager drives are fully Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compliant, and are backward compatible with USB 1.1. They support Plug and Play with most operating systems. Their durable rubber casing is easy to grip and water resistant.

In order to make a chance to win one all you need to do is sign up to the forums and post a reply in a thread.

Make sure you are using a valid and monitored email account as we will contact the winners through email!

By posting a reply in this thread you agree to receive Corsair's Monthly newsletter which features Product announcement, Reviews, Case-Modding and much more.

This contest will run until the end of March and winners will be announced here (by nick) and contacted through email.


Sunbeamtech Transformer Give-Away Contest

period 2005-02-02 10:13:33 - 2005-02-28 23:59:59

The innovative guys at Sunbeamtech have paired up with Madshrimps to present our readers with free give-away contest, all you need to do is answer a few simple questions about one of their latest ATX Cases: the Transformer. The winner will be picked from the correct entrees and will receive a brand new Transformer case at his doorstep.


  • L.J. from Santa Clara
  • CA & K.X. Elk Grove
  • CA

Patriot 1Gb Kit PC3200 Low Latency GiveAway

period 2004-11-05 11:43:02 - 2004-11-26 23:59:59

We are happy to announce a giveaway of one of the great 1Gb memory kits we recently tested in this roundup. The PDP Patriot memory modules come with extremely low latencies and will boost the performance of any PC. PC-Memory-Upgrade is sponsoring this giveaway!

In order to put your name in hat, we need to you to email us with the answer to this question:

PC-Memory-Upgrade sells PC4400 memory modules from which manufactures?

Visit their site and email us your answer before 27th November 2004


8-Way Folding at Home GiveAway

period 2004-06-07 22:34:06 - 2004-08-17 00:00:01

- Coolink Cool Tank1 (p4)
- Coolermaster Aero4 (p4)
- Black fan speed controller 3,5", 4CH x 13W
- Zalman ZM80A-HP
- Primecooler HDD cooling kit
- 3 Chill Vents
Good citizens that get into the top 40 of team 37249 (list at extremeoverclocking) at :
- 19/7 at 12:00 GMT+1
- 26/7 at 12:00 GMT+1
- 2/8 at 12:00 GMT+1
- 9/8 at 12:00 GMT+1
- 16/8 at 12:00 GMT+1

go in 1 bowl, only one entry per contestant, no mad-crew.

One innocent hand will draw 8 contestants, they will all win one of the prices.
So, if you fold your way to place 40 at 9/8 for example ... you're in !
Thank you all for supporting the noble cause !


ACRyan - T-Shirt Design Contest

period 2004-04-30 10:00:00 - 2004-07-01 23:59:59

  • Winner will be decided based on design, quality and coolness. It's a AC Ryan contest, so stay related to modding, gaming, LAN, and super coolness like AC Ryan :). The only key request is that the design needs to be fresh, have kick, and bewicked! Surprise us!
  • Contest ends on 1st of July.
  • Overal winner will recieve the new Mystery AC Ryan RyanPowerTT2 power supply
  • Winner of participating forum recieves AC Ryan Modding package containing lights,fans, cables and more!
  • 2nd and 3rd place on every forum recieves a BlackFire4 fan and a TWIN UV-CCFL 30cm
  • You may not send in the same design over multiple forums.
  • Have fun!
  • Winners:

    Triple Corsair TwinX1024-3200LLPRO GiveAway

    period 2004-02-15 01:20:02 - 2004-02-28 23:59:59

    In cooperation with Corsair we are proud to announce a triple giveaway. If you would like to power your system with a brand new set of TwinX1024-3200LLPro memory, then send us an e-mail (only once!) and at the end of this month (~28th February) we will randomly pick 3 winners from the entrees!
    By entering this contest, your email will be added to the Corsair Monthly Newsletter, so you are kept up to date of future Corsair product launches!

  • Click here for a recent review of these high quality memory sticks!
  • Winners:

    Coolink TANK1

    period 2003-10-26 17:30:02 - 2003-11-02 23:59:59

    What do you need to do to enter this contest? Simple:

    JMke was asked to assemble a new PC system for his niece, an office PC for her schoolwork and occasional internet browsing would suffice. How long will it take JMke to ASSEMBLE and BOOT the system.

    1) Total time in Minutes + Seconds

    in case people actually guess the same amount of time, during the assembly JMke used Coca Cola to achieve optimal performance.. how many LITER?

    2) total amount of Coca Cola in LITER
    (e.g.: 0.1L is a valid guess)


    CoolerMaster X-Dream SE

    period 2003-05-26 13:52:37 - 2003-05-31 23:59:00

    Want to win this baby? Thanks to we are able to give you guys the opportunity to get your hands on it!

    all you have to do is post a funny picture in this thread, the funniest one wins! simple as that!

    multiple entrees allowed!

    Contest ends Saturdaynight 31 May @ midnight


    Mentor Plexi Contest

    period 2003-04-22 22:00:00 - 2003-04-30 23:59:59

  • Review of this case here!

  • We are giving away a flashy see-through plexi case.

  • What do you need to do to win?
    Using MS Paint create your MOD of this plexi case

  • MOD ?
    Visualise how you would modify this plexi case, that is just begging to receive some flashy LED's, rounded cables and other modding goodies

  • What dimensions should the image have and what format?
    Maximum 640x480 and saved as JPEG.

  • How do I submit my entree?
    Register at our forum and attach your "casemod" in this thread, adding a description on what you changed/added and how you would do it if you won the case can increase your chances of winning

  • Who is the jury?
    The whole [M]adshrimps crew will vote on the entrees at the end of the contest.
  • Winners:

    Folding GiveAway Madness

    period 2003-04-07 14:03:34 - 2003-04-14 12:30:00

    Bosw8er wants you to FOLD, and he wants it BAD! :)

    This is the starting point
    JMke will be so nice as to produce a stat next monday. Will be chosen:

    - highest climber (place monday - place now)
    - procentual highest weekscore ((score monday/score now)-1)*100)
    - best newbie (by points on monday)

    ... only for MADshrimp folders, only for team 3365
    I will randomly choose a winner from these 3.

    Winner gets a Maxtor 40GB - 7200 rpm, at home, in a box

    Gear up those extra PC's and start folding away!


    MAD GiveAway

    period 2003-03-03 08:00:00 - 2003-03-09 18:00:00

    We are giving away different price-packs:
    Pack 1: XP1700+ JIUCB
    Pack 2: P4 1.6 Ghz
    Pack 3: ATA 133 HD-rack, with 2 fans and LCD screen + 4x ATA33 HD-rack
    Pack 4: 120mm Delta Fan + 120mm fan grill
    Pack 5: 80mm Papst NGM + 2 x 80mm fan grills + 2 x 120mm fan grills + Maxtor 40GB 7200rpm
    Pack 6: HDD LED meter + 2 x 80 mm GOLD fangrill
    Pack 7: Melvine HD activity kit
    Pack 8: ThermalTake active ramcooling kit
    Pack 9: UV led
    Pack 10: 80mm fan + 80mm Papst NGML + 2 x 80mm fanguard + 2 x 120mm fanguard

    During the week from 3 to 9 march we will be posting tips which will consist of words and letters. The tips will be posted on our main-site and on our forums. The words and letters will form a question ? it?s your job to puzzle with words and letters to find that question ... and answer it.


    MC462-A Heatsink

    period 2002-10-28 22:34:21 - 2002-11-01 00:01:00

    Some time ago I paid 130? for this heatsink. Since I no longer have an AMD system I?m giving this baby away. Best of all is.. it has NEVER been used. So it is in perfect condition.

    All you have to do is Sign up @ the forums and leave 1 post in this thread, telling me why I should give it to you.

    Contests ends end this week (1 november 2002 @ midnight) and the winner will be made public shortly after.


    Abit GF4 MX440 contest

    period 2002-10-13 22:19:09 - 2002-11-11 13:00:00

    Calantak is throwing a GF4 MX440 into the contest bowl. All you have to do is design a flashy looking [M] wallpaper. If your "piece of art" is chosen as top of the crop, we will send you this videocard, for free!

    What are you waiting for? Get your Photoshop in gear and start designing!


    Congratz go out to the winners, the winning entries were

    1st place: Crazy Cyborg Shrimp - by DuR|N, He gets the GF4 MX440

    2nd place: Funky [M] - by atimoc, he will be seeing a GF2 MX appear on his doorstep!

    All the entries can be viewed here


    Enermax 330W contest

    period 2002-08-27 19:43:46 - 2002-09-13 19:43:46

    Bosw8er is organising a giveaway contest @the Forums, don't miss it!
    "Anyone who posts a picture of himself with a famous/known person
    actor/singer/sportsperson/wheaterman/...) AND the Madshrimp logo makes a chance to win an ENERMAX 330W.
    So : yourself + famous person + Madshrimplogo (and no photoshop ofcourse !)

    The winner is the one who gets on the picture with the most famous one ... when there is a discussion about the "famousness" of the person we"ll look at the SIZE of the logo ... the bigger the better. When it"s still a tie, we"ll look at the size of the breasts :^) (of contender and/or famous person"


    GF3 Ti500 contest

    period 2002-06-03 21:24:25 - 2002-06-30 21:24:25

    How to participate:
    - register on forums
    - post 1 / ONE / UNO reply in this thread
    - being "active" on the forums for min. 1 week, more = better
    - winner will be selected on content of posts/quality of posts
    - spamming = ban
    - # posts don't count