Fourteen Video Card Giveaway


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Let’s try this again with the contest here. We had no entries for the last one, and we think that’s because the time limit was too short at one week, so we’re starting it over and running it longer for all of the cards we have to give away.

Starting today, Friday December 17th, you can get in for a chance to win one of fourteen Sparkle Nvidia GT240 Video Cards. We’ve got a few different versions for you to win like Low-Profile, Overclocked and Standard Editions. Since it’s so close to the holidays we’re going to run this contest through the new year and for a little over 1 month. The contest will end on January 31st 2011. So you have time to get in on it, but don’t wait too long though. Continue reading to learn how to win a card for yourself and what you’ll need to do.

The cards are Nvidia based, an assortment of GT 240 cards:

Sparkle GT240 Low Profile 1024mb DDR3 with DVI / CRT and HDMI

Sparkle GT 240 1024mb DDR3 DVI / CRT / HDMI

Sparkle GT 240 OC 1024mb DDR5 DVI / CRT / HDMI

Sparkle GT 240 512MB DDR5 DVI / VGA / HDMI

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Feel free to go through ANY of the following actions to win”:

Option 1 – Write a review about technogog.com

–There is no requirement as to the length of the review, and you can write it anywhere you wish like your blog, forum, or opinion site like Epinions if you’d like.

Option 2- Pick any product on technogog and compare to it your own experiences. Essentially you’ll let us know how we did when compared to what you thought and your experiences with the product.

–There is no requirement on the length of the comparison and no restriction on which aspect of the product you are going to compare; but you do need to make it clear on which product on technogog you are talking about.

Option 3- Become a Fan on our FaceBook page which would be HERE and let your followers know about the contest and have them let their friends know.

Option 4- Follow us on Twitter and Tweet about the contest and have your friends Tweet / Re-Tweet about it.

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Remember you can publish it wherever you want on internet, such as your blog, forum, Epinions etc.

If you want to publish it on various place on internet in order to have better chance to win the prize, you need to write different text to join the competition again.

You do all of these things as well, and have an even better chance of winning.

The idea of the contest is to get the word out about technogog, and as a thank you for doing that you’ll get a video card that has an MSRP of about $120.00.

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How we’ll pick the winner:

We will evaluate the following things:

(1)content of your review/comparison

(2)how your readers/friends interact with your content, such as how many comments you get on your post; how many tweets you get etc

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Any questions you can just add them to this post.

When you post your review, tweet etc, just add a link to it in the comments below.

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Contest is open to everyone, everywhere. If you’re out of the United States though we cannot guarantee shipping to you, that all depends on your local mail system once it leaves this country.

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Contest will end January 31st 2011 so you should have more than enough time to get in an entry.

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  95 comments for “Fourteen Video Card Giveaway

  1. December 21, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Following and retweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/oasis789/status/17094261207990272

  2. December 21, 2010 at 5:52 am

    Fanned on FB and shared here http://www.facebook.com/pages/technogog/171094758550?ref=ts&v=info#!/kevin.nagg/posts/170142553025152

  3. Pre Art08
    December 26, 2010 at 8:12 am

    Hello! You can check my contest entry here at http://www.facebook.com/note.php?created&&note_id=133402706721232… the article is all about the technogog good features..posted it today and got lots of reactions from my fb friends..hope to win!!!

  4. Pre Art08
    December 26, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Hello! This is my entry http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000367003367 and http://twitter.com/#!/preart08..you page was also “like” on facebook.com…hope to be considered.

  5. vanster
    December 30, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    Here is my entry http://twitter.com/#!/vandillion/status/20552661128454144

  6. January 4, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    another entry on your contest..please view the technogog contest like and posted on my facebook wall…http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000367003367

  7. January 7, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    liza vladyka fb liked you

  8. Carlos
    January 7, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Hey, what an awesome giveaway! I just became at fan of yours at Facebook and posted about it here: http://www.facebook.com/carisraid/posts/136778109717316

  9. AllTheWiser
    January 9, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    Oh sweet! Liked on facebook/shared AllTheWiser
    Tweeted here
    http://twitter.com/#!/AllTheWiser/status/24150081787658243

  10. January 10, 2011 at 12:44 am

    Hope to win..

  11. January 10, 2011 at 12:44 am

    the deadline is getting near..hope to win this contest..:)

  12. Mjh215
    January 10, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Hi, I’m new to the site so I went the easy route with Twitter. http://twitter.com/#!/mjh215/status/24591156436275200

    Look forward to reading your reviews and all, thanks for the opportunity!

  13. Stakessweeper
    January 10, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    I tweeted for an entry. http://twitter.com/#!/stakessweeper/status/24595008875139072

    Hope that worked. Thanks.

  14. January 12, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Tweet Entry to the contest” http://twitter.com/#!/YuTubeMedia/status/25304925294559232

  15. January 12, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Hey, awesome giveaway you guys! I love this website, always have. I decided to enter here: http://api.twitter.com/#!/TechDude321/status/25305975061745664 Keep up this great work for year on end 8P

  16. January 12, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    I would like you to know I entered you givwaway by liking your facebook page and sharing the link of this page on my facebook profile: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001824941167&v=wall You guys chose some really nice products to giveaway, these are great devices!

  17. A.J.
    January 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    Oh this is sweet, I type up a review for you guys of technogog, please read it: http://shorttext.com/4i8fjgo1af

  18. Savannah
    January 13, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    the retail value of the card is *not* $120. It can be purchased for as little as $40 in many retail stores.

    • January 19, 2011 at 12:36 pm

      GeForce 240 cards start from around $80 where I checked (which is high profile stores). I imagine that it’s possible to get them for less, but I’d be happy for some references to a $40 one. Remember also that MSRP doesn’t equal the price in stores, and certainly not the lowest price you can find.

      Some of these cards are marked as “deactivated” on Newegg, so I can’t really tell how much they’re supposed to be worth, but I’d say that $80-$100 is a reasonable street value for these cards, so MSRP $120 may be correct at least for the most expensive of these.

  19. January 14, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Tweeted here: http://twitter.com/digitpedia 🙂

  20. Ana3mic
    January 14, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    Hello there! My entry http://twitter.com/#!/ana3mic/status/25956183080701952 & http://www.facebook.com/ana3mic am I in? 😀

  21. January 14, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Great contest! Here’s my entry: http://www.techarkade.com/component/content/article/51-giveaways/410-fourteen-video-card-giveaway-at-technogog.html

  22. January 15, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    Had problems with posting delete this one please!

  23. January 15, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Here are my entries http://www.facebook.com/#!/ana3mic/posts/147862998602243 and http://twitter.com/#!/ana3mic/status/25956183080701952 Good luck everyone!

  24. January 15, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    A friend told me about your awesome giveaway so I decided to give it a try. http://twitter.com/#!/crshtstdmmy/status/26309167908126721 Hope this wins me one 240 😀

  25. January 15, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    Double post, sorry 😐

  26. January 16, 2011 at 9:33 am

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/technogog/171094758550?ref=ts&v=wall#!/ me entry

  27. January 17, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Here is my entry for this contest..http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=133402706721232…got response from my friends on facebook and this page is also shared on my account too..thanks!

  28. January 19, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    I wrote a review of technogog on my blog, here: http://www.lowendia.com/article.php/20110119135622434 (hmmm, I think I need more human friendly URL’s).

    I also posted about this competition page on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=186760074670991). I don’t know if it counts as an entry (doesn’t seem to fall under any of the categories), but thought I’d mention it.

  29. January 22, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    @technogog are giving away Nvidia 240 video cards. Check out http://bit.ly/h2oMza to find out how to win!

  30. January 22, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    Tweeted under x_clay. Liked on Facebook and updated my profile here: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1026344257.

  31. slugbug55
    January 22, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    I chose option 3 and shared on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/slugbug55/posts/182177291815434
    Also did RT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/technogog/status/28813523375099905

  32. slugbug55
    January 22, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    This is my entry:
    RT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/technogog/status/28813523375099905
    and shared on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/slugbug55/posts/182177291815434

  33. January 22, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    I shared 😛
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/benpham90

  34. January 23, 2011 at 12:20 am

    Mainly likes and a few comments hope i win one 🙂 such an awesome give away i hope im noticed :).
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=176517839050421&id=546398731

  35. Clayton C.
    January 23, 2011 at 4:36 am

    Posted a review/discussion of a TestFreak.com review here:
    http://www.bigbruin.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=101073#101073

    Several Tweets under: http://twitter.com/#!/x_clay

    Liked technogog on FB and also posted to Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1026344257

  36. Daan Tant
    January 23, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    My entry is on Facebook.
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=192361114110139&id=1043828362&notif_t=like

    • Daan Tant
      January 24, 2011 at 5:30 pm

      Wrong link.
      This link is to my profile: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1043828362

  37. Anonymous
    January 24, 2011 at 1:57 am

    Migrating old site..Glad to have you’re contest as first post!
    http://techguidez.com/index.php/contests/1-fourteen-video-card-giveaway-from-test-freaks.html

  38. Xnelec
    January 24, 2011 at 3:13 am

    Here is my entry: http://twitter.com/#!/xnelec/status/29374757191290880 and shared on http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001470379106

  39. jay
    January 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Awesome giveaway.

    Followed & Tweeted
    http://twitter.com/9podder/status/29531998229893120

    Liked & Shared on Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=172484319460792&id=822996669

  40. January 24, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    Tumblr post. http://jdnorthwest.tumblr.com/post/2911119817/reviews-you-can-trust-from-test-freaks

  41. Dan
    January 26, 2011 at 10:11 am

    entered and shared. many times! facebook.com/illus1ons

  42. Daan Tant
    January 27, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    You can find my entry through the link posted on the technogog Facebook page.

  43. January 28, 2011 at 2:38 am

    Here is my ENTRY

    BLOG: http://forwardedstuff101.blogspot.com/2011/01/review-about-technogogcom.html

    FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/Jimmyteh90 <<<< followed your page

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Jimmy90210/status/30815216837066752

    Follow You on Twitter: Jimmy90210

  44. Krazyguy
    January 30, 2011 at 2:06 am

    shared.
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=150744418313491&id=100001108018544
    http://twitter.com/#!/krazyguy360/status/31533143374700545

  45. Prasad
    January 30, 2011 at 2:19 am

    http://twitter.com/prasad_ngm/status/31536469822672897

    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=125867547482662&id=100001825754223

    also became fan and following in twitter.

  46. Katherinekinnaird
    January 31, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    katherinekinnaird@yahoo.com blogged post @ http://kinnairdkathblogspot.com

  47. Katherinekinnaird
    January 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    my comparison is for the sony dash review:I think you done a good job,my views match up pretty closeall except i did not pay 129$ I got mine for 100$ so yes with the camparison match

  48. Katherinekinnaird
    January 31, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    katherine kinnaird likes technogog on FB and spead the word

  49. Katherinekinnaird
    January 31, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    @kinnairdkath follows @technogog on twitter w/tweet

  50. Jorrellj
    January 31, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    I posted on your facebook of my entry

  51. Karthik
    February 1, 2011 at 2:03 am

    joined in your facebook fan page.
    following in twitter.

    here is my entry.
    http://twitter.com/karthik_napa/status/32256529432317952
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=108140319260026&id=100001749372188

    plz count me in..

  52. Krazyguy
    February 1, 2011 at 2:05 am

    count me..

  53. Prasad
    February 1, 2011 at 2:05 am

    hope to win..

  54. Kalyani
    February 1, 2011 at 2:10 am

    like the fb fan page, here is the link:
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/technogog/171094758550?ref=ts&v=wall
    also following the twitter.

  55. Kalyani
    February 1, 2011 at 2:11 am

    shared on twitter & facebook

    http://twitter.com/kalyaniv20/status/32259494289342465

    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=197614833584193&id=100001258796327

  56. Malli
    February 1, 2011 at 2:21 am

    my entry in the contest.
    facebook
    joined here http://www.facebook.com/pages/technogog/171094758550?ref=ts&v=wall
    shared here http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=186153594739177&id=100000306065153

    twitter
    http://api.twitter.com/RAOSUMA/status/32261253644689410
    also following u.

    hope to win this…

  57. nvs11
    February 1, 2011 at 2:28 am

    my entry
    http://twitter.com/#!/nvs11/status/32263544644837376
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=197221683625755&id=100001697623221

    done options 3,4

  58. Anonymous
    February 1, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    CONTEST IS OVER.

  59. slugbug55
    February 1, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    Good luck everyone

  60. Anonymous
    February 3, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Winners:
    TechArkade
    slugbug55
    Jorrellj
    Katherinekinnaird
    Jimmy Teh
    Krazyguy (krazyguy.360@gmail.com)
    TechGuidez (tech@techguidez.com)
    Clayton C.
    AllTheWiser
    Liza Vladyka
    Pre Art08
    Carlos
    Ana3mic
    Kingsev

    • February 3, 2011 at 4:26 pm

      Wooohooo, nice! What should we do now? And dibs on a OC 1024mb DDR5 one if I deserve that for being the first to ask :p

    • Clayton C.
      February 4, 2011 at 4:08 am

      what do we need to do to claim our prize?

    • February 4, 2011 at 8:14 am

      Yes, how we would claim our prize??

    • February 4, 2011 at 8:15 am

      Congrats to all and specially to me!!! Can’t wait for the prize!!!

    • Matthew
      February 4, 2011 at 11:56 am

      Congrats to the winners… But man, I could have used this, 14 prizes, very few people entering and I still couldn’t win! Ok, I didn’t contribute much, but I have no blog, no friends on FB and was too poor to own anything you reviewed to comment on 😉

    • Jimmy Teh
      April 11, 2011 at 2:24 pm

      Hmmm have not receive my graphic card yet? Any news

      • April 17, 2011 at 1:03 pm

        I got mine last week! Thanks Mr kristofer Brozio!!!!

  61. Ben Hoey
    February 3, 2011 at 3:30 am

    So any word on the winners yet?

  62. February 3, 2011 at 8:26 am

    Congratulations to the winners.

  63. Carlos
    February 3, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Woot! Congrats to the winners… and to me! 😀

    P.S. Should we expect an e-mail from you soon? 🙂

  64. John Shaw
    February 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    As of yet, does anyone know the announced winners? Thanks – John

  65. February 4, 2011 at 1:07 am

    How I would get my prize?

  66. Krazyguy
    February 4, 2011 at 8:36 am

    congrats to all.
    woooooooooow, i won the the video card.

    thanks kristofer …….

    • Krazyguy
      February 4, 2011 at 8:41 am

      how do i claim the prize.

      • Krazyguy
        February 4, 2011 at 8:52 am

        i need ” Sparkle GT 240 OC 1024mb DDR5 DVI / CRT / HDMI”. i’m the 2nd one to ask this, if i deserve..

        thanks..

  67. Anonymous
    February 4, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    emails have been sent from me, you should have gotten an email asking for your shipping info

  68. slugbug55
    February 4, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Email received and shipping info sent. Thanks for the awesome contest.

  69. Anonymous
    February 7, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    3 more people have yet to respond to my emails with their shipping info…. and NO we DO NOT give cash instead of the prize.

    • Krazyguy
      February 27, 2011 at 12:45 am

      hi kristofer, still i haven’t received the prize. still it take how much time.

      • February 27, 2011 at 9:17 am

        Mine too 🙁 hope I got my prize. I know Mr. Brozio is just too busy because he has a lots of websites to manage but I hope he have time to process our winnings. But its okay because I can still wait, I just want to know what is the status of my winning. 🙂

    • Krazyguy
      March 1, 2011 at 1:47 am

      have you send the item? or still pending

      • Anonymous
        March 2, 2011 at 10:37 pm

        Everything is shipped.. I can only track US shipments, not out of the country. Once they leave here I don’t know what happens to them.

        • Krazyguy
          March 3, 2011 at 2:00 am

          I have very much excited to be the winner, but with your i disappointed.

          I have been waiting these days to receive my gift.

          will you please try out with the global tranfer.

  70. February 10, 2011 at 6:24 am

    Have you send the item? or it is still pending

  71. slugbug55
    February 26, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    I heard from another winner saying he received his prize 2 weeks ago however I haven’t received mine yet. Shouldn’t take much longer.

  72. Krazyguy
    March 8, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    hi, received video card.

    thanks.

  73. March 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    I received my card today, and I’m in Eastern Europe so guys be patient and if the mail services in your country are any good you will get yours. Mine is a 1024mb DDR3, contains a low-profile brackets for a low height HTPC case and has a full size HDMI connection (unlike my ASUS GTX460 :D). It’s going to be used as Folding and PhysX card for now and if I have the time I’ll do some benchmarks to see if there are improvements with games using PhysX. After all thank you Test Freaks and especially Kristofer Brozio for organizing this nice contest and for sending me one :p

  74. slugbug55
    March 14, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Received my GT240 low profile card in the mail today. Thanks again for the giveaway.

  75. Carlos
    April 4, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    I’ve also got mine late last week; it was the OC flavor. It took a little while to come as I was halfway around the globe, but it came safe. Thanks again Kristofer for the awesome giveaway! 🙂

  76. Jimmy Teh
    April 11, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Any news of other people gotten their graphic card? I have not receive mine yet!!!

    • Carlos
      April 11, 2011 at 4:40 pm

      A little more patience perhaps. You know how fickle post office services are 🙂

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