Diamond gives away AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card

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Diamond Multimedia, a supplier of graphics adapters and other hardware, on Thursday announced the Diamond AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card giveaway competition. The company will give the world’s highest-performing dual-GPU graphics solution to one lucky winner in early July.

In a bid to join the contest, you need to “Like” Diamond Multimedia Facebook page and provide your email to the company on a special page. Winner of the Diamond AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card will be randomly selected and announced by Diamond Multimedia at its Facebook page on the 7th of July, 2014. The competition is only open to residents of the contiguous United States and Canada.

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Diamond Multimedia is a legendary name on the market of graphics adapters, which was consigned to oblivion in the recent years. The company was originally founded back in the eighties and was a major supplier of graphics adapters in the 1980s and the 1990s. In 1999 the company merged with S3 Graphics, which decided to become a supplier of graphics cards like 3dfx (which acquired STB Systems that year as well) and ATI Technologies. Unfortunately, S3’s Savage 2000 graphics processing unit was a failure, which nearly ruined both companies and drove the Diamond brand out of the market.

Diamond Multimedia re-emerged in 2003 when the trademark was acquired by Best Data. While the company sells a broad range of AMD Radeon graphics cards, the Diamond brand is not really popular these days, partly because those graphics cards are mostly based on reference designs.

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In a bid to revitalize the Diamond brand, the company decided to run a giveaway competition. This should attract a lot of attention to Diamond Multimedia and may translate into improved sales.

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KitGuru Says: If you live in the U.S. or Canada and want to get the world’s highest-performing graphics card (which costs $1499) for free, this is probably your chance.

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  • Perfectjake

    US and canada only :( why don’t they like Europe?
    I’d happily pay shipping on it if I won!

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  • JonnyLps

    plz i wanna win this i have a useless pc and all my friends have better .I can t play with them iand i only want a good graphics card

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  • Jaxx89

    US and Canada only…they get all the best stuff

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  • http://www.thecomputer.org/2014/06/20/asus-graphics-cards-r9295x2-8gd5/ Edward

    The new ASUS Radeon R9295X2-8GD5 graphics card ships with Dual R9 Series GPU and 8GB GDDR5. To fully harness the power of the GPU technology, R9295X2-8GD5 comes with ASUS exclusive GPU Tweak utility and AMD Power Tune technology provides intelligent power monitoring in the AMD Radeon graphics to enable higher clock speeds and better performance in your favorite games. ASUS Radeon R9295X2-8GD5 offers gamers to run multiple display from a single graphics board and expand the gaming field of view across all display with AMD Eyefinity technology. Moreover, the card uses PCI Express 3.0 as the standard interface, doubling the data bandwidth of PCI Express 2.0.

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