Win an Icy Box NAS with 2TB Storage!!

How to enter...

Win an Icy Box NAS with 2TB Storage!!

*COMPETITION FINISHED*
Icy Box IB-NAS4220Icy Box and Overclock3D have teamed up to offer all of our members and readers the chance to win a superb NAS (Network Attached Storage) kitted out with 2x 1TB hard disks!

The IB-NAS4220 comes complete with both Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0 connections for speedy transfers of your files and can even act as a Print server, ITunes server and BitTorrent client among other things. Additionally, the two hard disks installed inside the NAS can be set to mirror each other ensuring the security of your data; or be combined together in a stripe to give you the full 2TB storage capacity.
 
Entry is simple and open to all, with only a single question between you and a chance of winning a sexy new storage setup! Simply register on our forums, login and then submit your answer to the question below. The winner will be announced in the OC3D Forums on the 16th of March. Good luck!
 
 
Rules & Regs
 
• Only one entry per person. Usernames will be checked.
• Competition is open to both members and readers. Registration required.
• Competition ends 16th March 2009 at 11.00AM GMT.
• Normal forum and website terms and conditions apply to your entries.
• One entry will be picked at random to be the winner.
• Overclock3D reserves the right to refuse entries.
 
Step One:
 
Register
 
Step Two:

Q: What is the maximum number of SATA hard disks that the NAS4220 can hold? Clue
 
Two Three
 
 
 


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Most Recent Comments

02-03-2009, 06:59:49

JN
"Icy Box and Overclock3D have teamed up to offer all of our members and readers the chance to win a superb NAS (Network Attached Storage) kitted out with 2x 1TB hard disks!"

Read more hereQuote

02-03-2009, 07:25:13

PV5150
Ooh an Icy Box and 2TB of storage - nice Quote

02-03-2009, 07:28:43

Brooksie
Awesome! Entered

Btw, OC3D Forums on the 16th of November. Good luck! it finishes in November? Quote

02-03-2009, 07:45:07

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Brooksie'
Awesome! Entered

Btw, OC3D Forums on the 16th of November. Good luck! it finishes in November?
Oops my bad. March.Quote

02-03-2009, 07:48:43

deathwish
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='PV5150'
Ooh an Icy Box and 2GB of storage - nice
i think you may have got that slightly wrong

another great competitionQuote

02-03-2009, 07:52:12

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='deathwish'
i think you may have got that slightly wrong

another great competition
Haha I made that exact same error when writing the competition article. "2GB.....hmmm thats not much...ahhh TB "Quote

02-03-2009, 07:54:12

PV5150
ROFL you got me. My only defense is that it's late here - post editedQuote

02-03-2009, 07:54:29

llwyd
Sweet, i've always like the look of the icybox enclosuresQuote

02-03-2009, 08:31:04

Sihastru
Nice. Can we also get a big autographed poster with the nice girl? Quote

02-03-2009, 09:06:33

VonBlade
Nom nom nom. Lovely. Entered and have my fingers, legs and eyes crossed

Stupendous prize.Quote

02-03-2009, 09:09:03

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Sihastru'
Nice. Can we also get a big autographed poster with the nice girl?
Nah but she left a pair of her knickers inside the NAS box for the lucky winner

(in the absence of a hard one, insert a pair of knickers)Quote

02-03-2009, 09:12:37

HypoglossalXII
I understand that this competition is open to all readers and members, however, is it open to people outside the vicinity of the UK?

-HypoGQuote

02-03-2009, 09:13:48

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='HypoglossalXII'
I understand that this competition is open to all readers and members, however, is it open to people outside the vicinity of the UK?

-HypoG
Yeah. I'll forward it on if someone international wins.Quote

02-03-2009, 09:17:49

HypoglossalXII
I'm game :>Quote

02-03-2009, 09:58:05

smjewett
I would love to have this hooked to my gigabit network for my lanparties..! Whomever wins this will be lucky indeed.Quote

02-03-2009, 10:25:02

monkey7
Joined in Another great competition OC3D Quote

02-03-2009, 10:39:56

Robert
very nice, entered

good luck everyone! pretty nice if u use alot of bit torrent downloads.Quote

02-03-2009, 10:49:39

Talonaer
that would be effing useful i tells you

*fingers crossed*Quote

02-03-2009, 10:52:57

BloomerzUK
Entered.. Will be useful for my downloading needs Quote

02-03-2009, 11:20:03

WC Annihilus
I already have one of these with 2x1.5TB drives. Is it a bad thing that I still want to enter? >.>Quote

02-03-2009, 11:44:57

valor
That sounds nice.Now let us win !!!Quote

02-03-2009, 11:51:49

Rastalovich
Awesome, enteredred !Quote

02-03-2009, 13:26:44

Pseudonym
Done and done. I was just thinking that I needed some Nas. This would be just the ticket.Quote

02-03-2009, 13:32:08

slugbug
Entry submitted, I hope I got the question right Quote

02-03-2009, 13:42:20

zak4994
I could care less guys.

The hard drives are the only part that are tempting me.

I didn't enter lol.Quote

02-03-2009, 13:43:43

themcman1
Well I did.

Both parts are tempting me.Quote

02-03-2009, 14:09:57

Bungral
*got involved*Quote

02-03-2009, 14:12:23

GavX
Ok, I have failed the last 5-6 competitions... surely the odds are with me this time!

Wouldn't mind one of these, lovely bits of kit with alot of wee tricks, needs to be powdercoated though...Quote

02-03-2009, 14:25:08

DavidT
Ooo, purdy little unit I'm game! Quote

02-03-2009, 14:26:17

Youngie1337
oo sexy.Quote

02-03-2009, 17:37:44

w3bbo

02-03-2009, 17:38:15

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='w3bbo'
XD!!

lawlzQuote

02-03-2009, 17:38:43

mrapoc
yayyyyyyyyyyyy

top marks oc3d Quote

02-03-2009, 17:43:24

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='w3bbo'
"i need nos"



oh....wait a minute....
pmsl!Quote

03-03-2009, 09:56:18

Kerotan
Awesome, entered. Good luck everyone Quote

03-03-2009, 12:17:29

frantuga
Good luck everyone!i`m inQuote

03-03-2009, 12:18:59

Ducky Spud
Dont think Id ever fill 2TB but would mean I'd never have to delte anything I guess haha

Entered Quote

04-03-2009, 12:00:05

Bondi007
Wooo, Shiny! This would replace my 120GB file server I have now made out of an old computer

"Entered" Good Look To Everybody (ME)

- BondiQuote

05-03-2009, 02:36:16

Danni
Oooh

Entered. It is pretty Quote

05-03-2009, 04:11:18

pcyyijb
I like it, i need new shiney things...

Good luck everyoneQuote

05-03-2009, 04:28:21

°TheMadDutchDude°
Entered, best of luck to all!Quote

05-03-2009, 14:17:05

sushrukh
Entered. Quote

05-03-2009, 16:04:17

Freak
entered a while ago

whats the odds of me winning....never win stuf.....:@Quote

05-03-2009, 16:08:05

themcman1
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Freak'
entered a while ago

whats the odds of me winning....never win stuf.....:@
What he said.

Only thing I won was a domain for a year. Quote

05-03-2009, 16:44:07

chudley
entered - odds of winning 1* by however many entered *by however many entered and so on

The main thing is it WILL be a fair competition and we all have as much CHANCE as each other, trust me I know I have been here ages and only won the friendship and cameradery and expert advice of all you guys - Priceless £££

Good luck allQuote

06-03-2009, 07:50:08

Sihastru
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Freak'
entered a while ago

whats the odds of me winning....never win stuf.....:@
Low, but equal for all.

Statistically speaking, if someone asked you to tell a number between 1 and 50000 you would choose one in the middle, right? So if you're 1 or 50000, your chances are even lower Quote

06-03-2009, 09:36:39

mrapoc
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Sihastru'
Low, but equal for all.

Statistically speaking, if someone asked you to tell a number between 1 and 50000 you would choose one in the middle, right? So if you're 1 or 50000, your chances are even lower
but the number is randomly chosen

so...

every1 has the same chance of winning except those who cheat...

they have no chance as they get disqualified Quote

06-03-2009, 09:40:24

monkey7
It's called C++ rand(); Quote

06-03-2009, 11:36:58

sbrehm72255
Naturally I entered, who could pass up on 2 TB of storage, besides, Icy Box products are darn good.Quote

06-03-2009, 16:03:18

°TheMadDutchDude°
I never win stuff either, but look at it this way: You've got to be in it to win it!Quote

06-03-2009, 16:19:57

HypoglossalXII
Nah, Jim doesn't use any code, at least he didn't for the Hi7 thing, he just randomly thought of a number. Maybe this time, he could use his kid to do the picking from a jar filled with numbers!

-HypoGQuote

06-03-2009, 16:43:47

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='HypoglossalXII'
Nah, Jim doesn't use any code, at least he didn't for the Hi7 thing, he just randomly thought of a number. Maybe this time, he could use his kid to do the picking from a jar filled with numbers!

-HypoG
Normally I do use a random number generator to pick me a winner and then just tie that up with the entrant # in the database.

However, in the case of Hi7 I didn't want the responsibility of picking (even be it via rand) so I passed it to Corsair for the honours Quote

06-03-2009, 17:13:33

HypoglossalXII
Ahh yes now that I think of it, you did ask Corsair to pick. So Jim, how's life :P

-HypoGQuote

10-03-2009, 07:51:15

marauder16
great contest, this would get in handy Quote

10-03-2009, 08:03:41

simcole
I really could use this. I hope there are more contests like this. I have to say the contest brought me here and I like what I've read on the forums. Neat place.Quote

10-03-2009, 08:14:22

Toxcity
Fantastic competition as always. Quote

10-03-2009, 08:33:18

Brooksie
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Toxcity'
Fantastic competition as always.
Woo tox you are alive Quote

10-03-2009, 08:52:51

Polytec
Good luck everyone!

A great prize.Quote

10-03-2009, 11:32:39

intelucd2
Good luck everyone!Quote

10-03-2009, 12:47:27

L10nH34Rt
No chance to see one of these monsters in Greece so I entered and hopefully I'll get a closer look on this one

edit: Don't mind my post count! I've been reading this site for evah!! Quote

10-03-2009, 13:44:11

onewingedangel
entered - fingers crossed Quote

10-03-2009, 15:08:16

Shinho
Awesome bit of kit

One of the guys from work has one, And they rock

Entered!!..Deliver it to me now!!!..lolQuote

10-03-2009, 15:12:49

werty316
Count me inQuote

12-03-2009, 06:49:41

BG3D
2TB is very nice! Count me in.Quote

12-03-2009, 07:47:48

leopoldtilica
I`m in also.Now let`s just wait and cross fingers. Or hold hands...? Quote

12-03-2009, 13:34:42

Kylevdm
Entered, thanks for the competition OC3DQuote

12-03-2009, 18:02:36

zachig
WOW!!! 2TB of Storage!!! That's A LOT!!!

I'm in! Quote

13-03-2009, 01:52:46

Darkjeste
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='leopoldtilica'
I`m in also.Now let`s just wait and cross fingers. Or hold hands...?
Nice prize,thanks for sharing with all of us.

And there will be no hand holding,well maybe just a little.Quote

13-03-2009, 06:29:22

imagination
Goodluck to everyone. I`m also inQuote

13-03-2009, 07:56:59

DeMoB
Do we get to win the model on the bottom picture too?

Entered, thanks for the competition OC3D!

DanQuote

13-03-2009, 08:12:51

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='DeMoB'
Do we get to win the model on the bottom picture too?

Entered, thanks for the competition OC3D!

Dan
She's currently making her way around the Editorial team. If there's anything left afterwards, you're welcome to her Quote

13-03-2009, 10:15:51

Bungral
Ha, quality smiley!Quote

15-03-2009, 04:03:40

imagination
Indeed Quote

15-03-2009, 15:42:09

Daveagiles
Another amazing comp, must say I don't frequent the forums often, but your articles are excellent. Cheers!

DaveQuote

15-03-2009, 16:16:12

°TheMadDutchDude°
The prize draw is tomorrow, so get your entries in!

Good luck to all.Quote

15-03-2009, 16:22:57

zak4994
I know what I'm about to say might be off-topic but now that I think about it, 2TB worth of data doesn't sound much.

Or is it that it is being talked about so much that it just makes me bored lol.Quote

15-03-2009, 16:26:27

themcman1
Just think of it as 2000GB. Then it sounds more.

Note for the pedantic - or 2048GB.Quote

15-03-2009, 16:52:39

GavX
It is actually 2048 though? as "1 terabyte" drives are 1000 rather than 1024?Quote

15-03-2009, 17:22:16

monkey7
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='themcman1'
Just think of it as 2000GB. Then it sounds more.

Note for the pedantic - or 2048GB.
File system overhead and crappy disks will reduce it to 1900 anyway >:'( My 640GB drive was 595 after reformatting :XQuote

15-03-2009, 17:23:17

°TheMadDutchDude°
1TB drives are infact 931.5GB in total. If you work it out there are 1 000 000 000 000 bytes (I think I got that right) which is equal to 1 000 000MB but due to the MB actually being slightly bigger than 1 000 000 bytes, it works out to be that number. It's something like 1 067 000 I believe. (Going off the top of my head)Quote

15-03-2009, 17:48:13

GavX
geeeeeek Thanks for clearing it up anyway! It made little sense, but thanks for the effortQuote

15-03-2009, 18:00:28

HypoglossalXII

The binary effect is the unofficial technical term referring to the discrepancy between different reported sizes for computer hard drives and other storage media. This happens because drive manufacturers measure a gigabyte as 1,000,000,000 (1 billion) bytes, while a computer measures a gigabyte as 1,073,741,824 bytes. For example, the Western Digital 500 GB SE16 has an exact size of 500,105,216,000 bytes. Although this is 500 gigabytes, in binary gigabytes this is only 465 gigabytes. This does not apply to CD-ROM media. It does, however, apply to DVD-ROM media. It also applies to hard drives, Zip disks, floppy disks, and nearly all types of flash memory.



Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_binary_effect

That's in english! Anyhow it ends tomorrow, so good luck, and put on your lucky knickers.

-HypoGQuote

15-03-2009, 19:28:40

Brooksie
GL people Quote

15-03-2009, 23:19:36

Rastalovich
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='HypoglossalXII'
Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_binary_effect

That's in english! Anyhow it ends tomorrow, so good luck, and put on your lucky knickers.

-HypoG

Although this is 500 gigabytes, in binary gigabytes this is only 465 gigabytes.



As with many things on wiki, this isn't actually correct. In so much as it's explanation to how it ends as 465g. For many OSes this is because of the filesystem it's formatted to.

If u left the drive raw, or used some other formats, it would be alot bigger.

As to manufacturers being permitted to re-write the rules for kb, mb, gb, tb - yes it's a sad fact that they have been able to. For manufacturer reasons, they're now meant to be kib,mib, gib, tib - but afaic they can shove that up their arses.Quote

16-03-2009, 07:06:53

deathwish
good luck allQuote

16-03-2009, 07:55:15

GavX
I got out of bed to see if I had one, not even drawn yet!

..oh well, back to bed, and yes, its 11:55am here Quote

16-03-2009, 08:25:20

JN
OK guys, this one may take a little longer to draw as Icy Box want to do it personally. Keep refreshing tho and I'll have the winner for you ASAPQuote

16-03-2009, 08:26:47

HypoglossalXII
Has the models survived the dabauchery that occured when passed from one from the editorial team to the other?

-HypoG w/ fingers crossed!Quote

16-03-2009, 08:30:07

TonyG
Good Luck all.Quote

16-03-2009, 09:23:37

GavX
Right, well I can't refresh this page all day... got work to be done! Back later, good luck allQuote

16-03-2009, 09:28:55

Allubz
Luckily I got all day off to refresh

A really awesome prize, saves a lot of people trouble, such external solutions.Quote

16-03-2009, 09:43:03

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='HypoglossalXII'
Has the models survived the dabauchery that occured when passed from one from the editorial team to the other?
No I'm afraid she imploded on herself.Quote

16-03-2009, 10:00:33

HypoglossalXII
Unexpected implosions are tonnes of fun. The last time I imploded, I was reborn a man.

-HypoGQuote

16-03-2009, 10:45:04

Diablo
Last time I imploded, I just got a message saying my lifetime warrantee was now invalid and to have a nice day...no unexpected gender change, just a big mess on the carpetQuote

16-03-2009, 11:45:45

Coltan
So, can we congratulate AntiHeroUK already? Quote

16-03-2009, 11:53:16

Diablo
I like it...preemptive pessimism...bonuses for aliterationQuote

16-03-2009, 12:40:30

GavX
*Dies from Anticipation* Quote

16-03-2009, 12:44:57

themcman1
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Jim'
OK guys, this one may take a little longer to draw as Icy Box want to do it personally. Keep refreshing tho and I'll have the winner for you ASAP
Jim four hours ago

JIM!!!!

Are you there?

We want winner nao please. Quote

16-03-2009, 12:48:33

GavX
My F5 has worn out now... you owe me a keyboard! I will settle for this though

(Kidding, my F5 is still in working order, you can sleep easily at night now)Quote

16-03-2009, 12:52:32

themcman1
You could just take the key off and use a pencil to push the pad down...

or rewire the keyboard so that the F5 key was something useless like F7...

This is a good call to make you all tell me the uses of the F7 key.Quote

16-03-2009, 12:54:44

Ham
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='themcman1'
This is a good call to make you all tell me the uses of the F7 key.
Instant CPU-Z varification files. Very, very usful for suicide shots.

Also Spellchecker...Quote

16-03-2009, 12:56:43

slugbug
Best of luck to everyone.Quote

16-03-2009, 12:56:48

Diablo
I was going down spellchecker and caret browsing in firefox, which is usefull if you can't be bothered using a mouseQuote

16-03-2009, 12:58:45

sprento
How many people you reckon just pushed F7 back there !Quote

16-03-2009, 13:00:29

pcyyijb

16-03-2009, 13:01:18

zak4994
Well someone better win something.Quote

16-03-2009, 13:04:55

sprento
"But didn't use it. "

- What ?Quote

16-03-2009, 13:06:00

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='sprento'
"But didn't use it. "

- What ?
It's part of my signature.

"I won TTL's runner up competition but didn't use it."Quote

16-03-2009, 13:06:57

sprento
Yeah i know, but what does it mean ?Quote

16-03-2009, 13:08:03

monkey7
There was a runner up compo of the Aurora comp, with as prize a free internal powdercoat. Zak won but didn't use it Quote

16-03-2009, 13:08:37

sprento
Why not ?Quote

16-03-2009, 13:10:43

monkey7
*looks at zak*

Still a miracle to me too Quote

16-03-2009, 13:14:00

sprento
It's like people that get Helli strikes in COD4 and don't use them....... Why ?Quote

16-03-2009, 13:14:35

themcman1
Because he had a POS that wasn't worth powder coating AFAIK.Quote

16-03-2009, 13:15:41

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='sprento'
It's like people that get Helli strikes in COD4 and don't use them....... Why ?
We have a CoD4 junkie here. Go to rehab.

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='themcman1'
Because he had a POS that wasn't worth powder coating AFAIK.
Right.Quote

16-03-2009, 13:16:15

sprento
Couldn't we all donade £1 each and get him something to powdercoat ?Quote

16-03-2009, 13:17:23

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='sprento'
Couldn't we all donade £1 each and get him something to powdercoat ?
I don't like debts.

Plus I always find that if I "earn" something myself then it makes me feel better.

Opposite for said suggestion.Quote

16-03-2009, 14:08:52

Bondi007
Its a late one isn't it lol, well guess its going to be a 10pm draw ... I got hot chocolate ready for the winner draw.... And the winnner goes to this guy (1 post) and we will never see him again lol

- BondiQuote

16-03-2009, 14:16:49

sprento
Either that or he'll win and never use it... reminds me of someone...hmmm.Quote

16-03-2009, 14:20:47

monkey7
zak gave it back to OC3D, so we wouldn't mind

But yea, probably going to be a 10pm (23.00 for me) draw.Quote

16-03-2009, 14:25:36

sprento
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='monkey7'
zak gave it back to OC3D, so we wouldn't mind

But yea, probably going to be a 10pm (23.00 for me) draw.
That's a bit harsh, wouldn't have minded letting him wait.Quote

16-03-2009, 15:23:20

Pseudonym
Awesome, just skim read the last 4 pages assuming I'd lost and looking for the winner.

Come on Jim, my breath's been baited all day. If I die, I'm haunting your ass. Well, maybe just your comp. I'll cause random crashes just before you save and make every over clock unstable. Is that what you want Jim, iis it? Because that's what will happen if you dont draw a winner soon.Quote

16-03-2009, 15:25:05

sprento
what if Jim dies first ?Quote

16-03-2009, 15:28:56

Bondi007
Then they will be a OC3D "will" for the PSU tester the computer and all his house

- BondiQuote

16-03-2009, 15:31:41

Ghosthud1
:O right on time for the comp, hopefully it shal be mineQuote

16-03-2009, 18:03:26

Diablo
No 10pm draw then...my f5 is getting pretty hammered...Quote

16-03-2009, 18:04:22

GavX
11hours and still F5ing... kidding, but have been here a fair bit I wouldnt say no to 2TbQuote

16-03-2009, 18:04:48

TonyG
what f5 key,thats long gone.Quote

16-03-2009, 18:07:26

Diablo
F5...You know, that funny little indent in the keyboard thats full of silicon, blood and melted plastic?

Has pseudonym had to breathe yet (or has Jim died *hope not*)Quote

16-03-2009, 18:10:56

TonyG
I threw it out the window,after it fell off.Quote

16-03-2009, 18:13:51

GavX
I bet Jim is sitting in his evil armchair, stroking a white cat laughing as we all wait for the draw. He done it this morning first thing, he is just EVIL!Quote

16-03-2009, 18:14:04

Diablo
Runner up compo...get a new f5 key?Quote

16-03-2009, 18:14:51

TonyG
New keyboard,the p and 0 dont always work.Quote

16-03-2009, 18:46:05

nepas
looks like Jim has run off with the prize,cant say I blame him thoughQuote

16-03-2009, 18:53:51

GavX
the NAS or the lady Quote

16-03-2009, 19:25:02

nepas
both!!Quote

16-03-2009, 19:25:51

Brooksie
no winner today then . It's not Jims fault, it's Icy Box they most likely havn't come in contact with the winner, or they have picked one, which turns out to be AntiheroUK so Jim is trying to figure something out to show that Anti isn't doing anything to make him win Quote

16-03-2009, 19:27:35

Diablo
Has anybody seen Jim and antihero in the same room? I'm just saying...Quote

16-03-2009, 19:35:43

nepas
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Diablo'
Has anybody seen Jim and antihero in the same room? I'm just saying...
Ooooo good point..........................Quote

16-03-2009, 19:38:16

AntiHeroUK
I knew it was only a matter of time before someone mentioned my name. I purposely didn't post in this thread in an attempt to prevent this from happening. Fair enough I won 2 prizes, but please get over it.

Jim and I have never been in the same room, yet. Quote

16-03-2009, 19:46:54

Pseudonym
I'm pretty sure you'e going to be the villain in every compo for the next few years, or until someone wins three comps.

/Goes back to practising at rattling his chains. wOoOoOoOoOoOoOo!!!!!!Quote

16-03-2009, 19:48:14

sprento
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='AntiHeroUK'
I knew it was only a matter of time before someone mentioned my name. I purposely didn't post in this thread in an attempt to prevent this from happening. Fair enough I won 2 prizes, but please get over it.

Jim and I have never been in the same room, yet.
Typical guilt-ridden reply...Quote

16-03-2009, 19:48:19

GavX
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='AntiHeroUK'
I knew it was only a matter of time before someone mentioned my name. I purposely didn't post in this thread in an attempt to prevent this from happening. Fair enough I won 2 prizes, but please get over it.

Jim and I have never been in the same room, yet.
S'only a joke But you are a jammy git!Quote

16-03-2009, 19:48:43

Brooksie
Thats what Jim told you to write as a cover story! xDQuote

16-03-2009, 19:49:25

AntiHeroUK
Let's start an "AntiHeroUK is a jammy git" thread and keep it all in there instead of spamming all the competition threads. Sound good? Quote

16-03-2009, 19:50:44

sprento
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='AntiHeroUK'
Let's start an "AntiHeroUK is a jammy git" thread and keep it all in there instead of spamming all the competition threads. Sound good?
Now he's looking for our sympathy, watch this character, he's pretty good.Quote

17-03-2009, 05:49:37

HypoglossalXII
Hahahaha, sorry mate, damned if you do, and damned if you don't.

Poor chap.

-HypoGQuote

17-03-2009, 09:16:08

TonyG
Any news.Quote

17-03-2009, 09:50:06

JN
Drumroll.......Quote

17-03-2009, 09:51:02

Coltan
I'm running out of nails to bite...

BTW, where are Icy Box HQ'd anyway? If they are from Far East we probably won't get any news todayQuote

17-03-2009, 09:53:23

JN
The winner is......



AndrewDrinnan



Come and collect your prize Quote

17-03-2009, 09:54:39

Coltan
Congratulations!!!

OK, I can cry myself to sleep now...Quote

17-03-2009, 09:57:00

AntiHeroUK
Congratulations AndrewDrinnan. Enjoy your prize! Quote

17-03-2009, 10:01:41

Bondi007
I said 1 post, well near enough lol!

- BondiQuote

17-03-2009, 10:04:34

Rastalovich
Welldone Quote

17-03-2009, 10:19:13

HypoglossalXII
Congratulations AndrewDrinnan. May you now have sufficient space for pr0n.

-HypoGQuote

17-03-2009, 11:42:27

Brooksie
Whos that?

Grats anyway.Quote

17-03-2009, 11:52:05

monkey7
Grats

Don't mind the 'who's that' lines, they're all just jealous Quote

17-03-2009, 12:06:55

Brooksie
http://forum.overclock3d.net/member.php?u=12301

At least he didn't register for the comp , grats you lucky bugger Quote

17-03-2009, 12:35:19

slugbug
Congrats guy Quote

17-03-2009, 13:15:38

DeMoB
I call shotgun on it if he goes AWOL :P

Congrats Andrew.

DanQuote

17-03-2009, 13:53:29

nepas
congrats dude!.mmmm bet its Antiherouk under a new account,lol!!!!Quote

17-03-2009, 13:55:07

Bungral
Ha ha yea probably.

Congrats Andrew though Quote

17-03-2009, 14:36:00

GavX
Well done dude, have fun with all that storage!

One more comp I lost at I already have 2Tb anyway Need more though!Quote

17-03-2009, 15:03:24

tinytomlogan
Wonder if he wants to sell that motherboard Quote

17-03-2009, 19:04:38

Pseudonym
Well done that man.

Enjoy your shiny new NAS. You do know it's haunted right?Quote

17-03-2009, 23:08:15

Polytec
Congrats on the win!Quote

18-03-2009, 06:37:03

Nathan@Nanopoint
I would like to say thank you to everyone who took part in the competition & Congratulations to the winner!

Also a big Thank You to the following sources for making the competition possible:-

overclock3d.net competition host

nanopoint.co.uk competition organizer, sponsor & UK rep for ICY BOX & NAS4220 competition prize

wdc.com competition sponsor (Western Digital prize 'hard disk drives')

raidsonic.de ICY BOX headquarters, GermanyQuote

18-03-2009, 06:46:29

PV5150
Congratulations to the winner Quote

18-03-2009, 07:35:47

JN
Now all we need is the winner to come on here and say thank you Quote

18-03-2009, 10:38:46

monkey7
What if he doesn't, redraw? Quote

18-03-2009, 11:29:32

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='monkey7'
What if he doesn't, redraw?
Yep Quote

18-03-2009, 11:39:44

DeMoB
How long do you normally give people to respond?

DanQuote

18-03-2009, 15:24:50

L10nH34Rt
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='DeMoB'
How long do you normally give people to respond?

Dan
If I were Jim I would give him 4-5 months

(So when everybody gets tired of w8ing I'll swoop in and claim the pr1ze XD)Quote

19-03-2009, 02:44:00

Coltan
Let's hope the guy went on a loong holiday... somewhere where the Internet is not accessible... Quote

19-03-2009, 02:56:43

HypoglossalXII
You guys are like vultures!

-HypoGQuote

19-03-2009, 13:52:19

Kylevdm
Vultures? I am offended :P We are merely opportunistsQuote

20-03-2009, 14:11:53

L10nH34Rt
Come post already and put us out of our misery Quote

20-03-2009, 14:38:30

Brooksie
If he doesn't post by Sunday, redraw!! Quote

20-03-2009, 16:41:40

premiumgfx
Congratz!

Why is it that the winners always take long to find out they've won something, but all of us other people watch the thread to eventually find we haven't won anything? Quote

20-03-2009, 17:04:41

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='premiumgfx'
Congratz!

Why is it that the winners always take long to find out they've won something, but all of us other people watch the thread to eventually find we haven't won anything?
Well I didn't take long.

The again I didn't use mine lol.Quote

20-03-2009, 17:27:02

monkey7
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='premiumgfx'
Congratz!

Why is it that the winners always take long to find out they've won something, but all of us other people watch the thread to eventually find we haven't won anything?
It's called sadism. He waits with replying until five minutes before the deadline just to enjoy our suffering Quote

20-03-2009, 17:59:50

Brooksie
Just had a look on his account and he still hasn't logged in since the 14th Quote

20-03-2009, 18:31:57

premiumgfx
All the more hope for us. Quote

20-03-2009, 18:56:46

zak4994
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='premiumgfx'
All the more hope for us.
lol.

Does the second winner want to share their memory space with me?Quote

21-03-2009, 18:26:42

HypoglossalXII
View Who's Online

Most users ever online was 2,356, 02-10-2008 at 03:00 AM.

HypoglossalXII, TonyG, Kylevdm, AndrewDrinnan, Freak, WC Annihilus, inonefly, Luigi, sprento, maxw, dazaQuote

21-03-2009, 18:30:44

TonyG
LOL But.Quote

21-03-2009, 18:32:10

monkey7
He hasn't posted :/ I think someone hasn't read this topic Quote

21-03-2009, 18:33:12

TonyG
Shouting at screen.Quote

21-03-2009, 18:35:10

DeMoB
It's been kept pretty active enough that if he checks the unread posts he'll see the thread, but I wonder if we burried the winner announcement page too far back for him to be bothered to scan through them all >_<

Maybe we should write at the end of every post we make from now on: "AndrewDrinnan, you've won, please collect your prize and put us out of our misery"



DanQuote

21-03-2009, 18:36:48

TonyG
I agree.Quote

21-03-2009, 18:38:16

TonyG
AndrewDrinnan WinnnerQuote

21-03-2009, 18:58:04

AndrewDrinnan
What what what? How do i collect then?Quote

21-03-2009, 18:58:45

AntiHeroUK
PM Jim with your shipping details and he will do the rest Quote

21-03-2009, 18:59:56

monkey7
Oooo yes we have a breakthrough Quote

21-03-2009, 19:02:44

AndrewDrinnan
WOW Thanks. I honestly didnt see that coming. Thanks to everyone that entered, sorry none of you won

Hmm trying to PM Jim but when i click on his name i just get -

AndrewDrinnan, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:Quote

21-03-2009, 19:19:14

WC Annihilus
You need 15 posts, which you just got with that one. Try againQuote

21-03-2009, 20:21:37

DeMoB
Oh that's hilarious, you need to read back the last couple of pages Andrew and see what went down :P

(that post up there wasn't the official announcement, but you really did win)

DanQuote

21-03-2009, 20:25:04

monkey7
Yep, reading back the thread will certainly give you a good laugh Quote

21-03-2009, 20:33:21

AndrewDrinnan
Yeah i had to do read back a few pages 'cos i thought it was a windup on a thread i just made a couple of hours ago. Its gonna benefit my mrs and my daughter a bit more than me but i'm still gratefull.

My mrs has a laptop with only 80gb of storage so it will be great for her and i have alot of videos, music and pictures myself. All i am wondering is will it act as a media server for my daughter's ps3 so she can watch her disney movies without needing to have either my pc or the other half's laptop on?Quote

21-03-2009, 20:40:46

JN
Hey there's our winner

With any luck you should have an email from Nathan @ Nanopoint. Just give him your details and I'm sure he'll get it shipped up to ya sometime next week Quote

21-03-2009, 20:45:57

AndrewDrinnan
Looks like it will be my turn for the F5 bashing for a while, Thank you againQuote

21-03-2009, 20:47:33

monkey7
Well now you know you can replace it with the F7 key

Congratulations again on winning Quote

21-03-2009, 21:01:05

Brooksie
your alive congrats on winning Quote

22-03-2009, 13:21:51

slugbug
Congrats Andrew Quote

23-03-2009, 19:04:26

Khris1201
Congrats on the win Andrew. Im sure your wife and daughter will make good use of it. Quote

23-03-2009, 19:08:04

chudley
Aye gratz matey, and welcome to the forums, hope you stick around now and get all the help you can from the guys and gals here. Quote

23-03-2009, 19:23:42

AndrewDrinnan
I dont feel like i'm that new to here to be honest since i'v been browsing the forum for a while when i needed help on overclocking my Q6600. Although i have never needed to post before since i found what i needed, its good to be welcomed to the community aswell so thanks for that too.Quote

24-03-2009, 07:05:30

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='AndrewDrinnan'
I dont feel like i'm that new to here to be honest since i'v been browsing the forum for a while when i needed help on overclocking my Q6600. Although i have never needed to post before since i found what i needed, its good to be welcomed to the community aswell so thanks for that too.
Andrew, did you find that email from Nathan @ Nanopoint as i think he's waiting for ur address?Quote

24-03-2009, 07:39:29

PV5150
Hey he's arrived. Congrats on the win mate and welcome to OC3D Quote

24-03-2009, 15:04:55

AndrewDrinnan
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Jim'
Andrew, did you find that email from Nathan @ Nanopoint as i think he's waiting for ur address?
No i didnt see it. I was even checking my spam folder incase it was filtered to there. Sent you a PM with my details. Many thanks.Quote

30-03-2009, 13:27:01

AndrewDrinnan
My prize arrived today, it's all setup and i am copying all my documents from my computer and my other half's computer onto it so that i can free up a drive for putting a second OS. Had a look inside to see what make of drives it came with and they are Western Digital's WD1002FBYS, not the cheapest drives around either. Nice to see i'm being looked after.

Heres one more thank you very much guys and gals, especially those at Nanopoint who put the freebie up for me to win.Quote

30-03-2009, 14:34:48

Ham
Pics! Quote

30-03-2009, 14:37:46

monkey7
Lots of 'em Quote

30-03-2009, 15:47:21

AndrewDrinnan
Plugged in and turned on

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/k...0032009218.jpg

Angled shot hehe

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/k...0032009217.jpg

Overall setup

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/k...0032009216.jpg

Incase you are wondering what the duct is... It's coming from my loft where i have a blower and is attached onto my case i made at work. Since i live in Scotland its quite cold outside so my loft temperature is usually very low. I will get water cooling one day but for now that will have to do.

Time to edit my sig.Quote

30-03-2009, 15:48:21

monkey7
Some nice pics there You're making us quite jealous Quote

30-03-2009, 15:57:28

zak4994
Awesome setup just nudge your prize over a little or else it'll fall.

Ah those large classic monitors. How I miss mine. Quote

30-03-2009, 16:05:04

AndrewDrinnan
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='zak4994'
Awesome setup just nudge your prize over a little or else it'll fall.

Ah those large classic monitors. How I miss mine.
I'm not sure where i want to finally put my NAS, it's not going to sit there anyway. As for the 19" CRT, I'm ordering a nice 22" Asus Full HD LCD monitor from scan.co.uk on wednesday as thats when Gordon Brown's cheque for £617.68 magically turns into cash hehe. (Love you Gordon Brown, not just 'cos your from my town either) I should get a lottery ticket this week too as my luck seems to be high after a horse i betted £20 on returned me nearly £100Quote

30-03-2009, 16:06:44

zak4994
Share monies plz?Quote

30-03-2009, 16:13:47

DeMoB
Oh I love the winter cooling mod :P

I used to sit my computer by the window and open it in the winter for super temps.

DanQuote

26-04-2009, 17:31:20

AndrewDrinnan
Just a quick update (actually might not be that quick) now that i'v been using the NAS for about a month. Seems like i'v had it for ages now. It's a great piece of kit. It's helped me loads, more than i would have expected, not just my Mrs. She did manage to empty her laptop's 80gb drive onto it that only had 3.2gb of space left, there was 46gb in movies alone for my daughter. I'm thinking about purchasing a media server to give to my daughter so she doesnt have to go on the wife's laptop or my ps3 to watch her movies.

It's benefited me also as my friend's can send me stuff when my pc is off. One of my friends who goes to college had a usb flash drive that failed and he needed files taken to college that day, he just put his work on a folder i setup for him and got the files at college. I will be going to college soon and i'll probably have the same use as my friend instead of buying usb pen drives.

My friend is going to buy a NAS box for himself, probably the same version as he found it really useful.

I'd recommend it to anyone who is looking to buy some external storage and has some extra cash to spend rather than getting just a standard external device. The extra features the NAS has is really worth paying more in my opinion.Quote

26-04-2009, 17:41:01

DeMoB
Thanks for reporting back

It's great to know you've had so much good use out of it!

(probably more than I would have gotten out of it!)

DanQuote

27-04-2009, 02:30:45

monkey7
Great to hear back from the winner Glad you like it so much.Quote

27-04-2009, 04:50:11

Mul.
Indeed, cheers for posting back.

I've been in need of a NAS ever since I got rid of my file server (i.e.- a long time ago..) and I'd say that this NAS seems to fit the bill Quote

27-04-2009, 16:17:26

chudley
I agree, it is a nice touch to see someone report back on a prize.

Good on yer mateQuote
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