You can still win AU$15K worth of PC gear in the 2021 Australian PC Awards Australian PC Awards

Posted on July 2, 2021 by


The Australian PC Awards 2021 may technically be over, but you've still got until the end of Sunday (July 4) to enter its generous competition pool. Proceedings took place June 23-25, and you can watch each episode below. To enter the prize pool, you'll need to find the secret code word in each episode, and then click the relevant link below.

The APCAs celebrate the best PC hardware and components available in Australia, as voted by expert editors across TechRadar, T3, PC PowerPlay and TechLife.

Episode #1:

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Enter the Episode #1 competition here or check out the full comp details below

Award categories in this episode: Motherboards and Graphics Cards.

Episode #2:

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Enter the Episode #2 competition here or check out the full comp details below

Award categories in this episode: CPUs, Storage and Systems.

Episode #3:

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Enter the Episode #3 competition here or check out the full comp details below

Award categories in this episode: Peripherals & Components, Reseller, Excellence and Gold.

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Episode #1 competition

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If you watched Wednesday's episode and found the secret code word, you'll need to click this link and submit your entry for a chance to share in AU$4,935 in PC gear. Prizes from the first episode include:

Aorus 15G YC laptop worth AU$3,499
AMD Radeon 6700XT graphics card worth AU$749
AMD Ryzen 3600 CPU worth AU$289
Corsair K70 TKL keyboard worth AU$299
Corsair Sabre Pro RGB mouse worth AU$99

Fill out the form here to enter

Please note that this competition is open to Australian residents only. Entries close July 4, 2021.

Episode #2 competition

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If you watched episode two and kept an eye out for the secret code word,  click this link to head to the competition page where you'll submit your entry for a chance to share in AU$4,593 in PC gear! Last night's awesome prizes include:

Gigabyte AERO 15 XC laptop worth AU$3,099
Aten UC3022 CamLive Pro worth AU$679
MSI CH130X Gaming Chair worth AU$399
MSI Sekira 100R Case worth AU$219
MSI Vigor GK50 Elite Keyboard worth AU$119
MSI GM41 Wireless Gaming Mouse worth AU$78

Fill out the form here to enter

Please note that this competition is open to Australian residents only. Entries close July 4, 2021.

Episode #3 competition

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If you want to win some cool stuff, you'll need to watch tonight's episode and keep an eye out for the secret code word. Once you've got it, click this link to head to the competition page where you'll submit your entry for a chance to share in AU$5,796 in PC gear! Tonight's awesome prizes include:

Gigabyte AERO 17 KC laptop worth AU$2,999
Thermaltake Citadel Gaming System PC worth AU$2,399
Corsair K70 TKL keyboard worth AU$299
Corsair Sabre Pro RGB mouse worth AU$99

Fill out the form here to enter

Please note that this competition is open to Australian residents only. Entries close July 4, 2021.

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Australian PC Awards deals

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For the 2021 APCAs, the team has partnered up with this year's Awards sponsors to bring you a selection of special Aussie deals on some of the top PC hardware and software from Adata, Aftershock PC, Asus, Aten, Eset, MSI, Mwave, PC Case Gear, Razer and Western Digital including:

Laptops & PCs
Gaming keyboards
Gaming mice
Wireless routers
SSDs & hard drives

…and more!

See all the deals on TechRadar here!

About the awards

The 2021 Australian PC Awards kick off tonight, Wednesday June 23, at 7:30pm AEST. This evening's livestream is the first of three, with proceedings set to continue on Thursday and Friday evenings. Each night will bring new verdicts, prizes and shenanigans.

The APCAs celebrate the best PC hardware and components available in Australia, as voted by our expert editors across TechRadar, T3, PC PowerPlay and TechLife. If you're keen to follow along live, you can tune in here tonight, or visit this page on TechRadar, or watch on YouTube.

Why three nights? Because there are 26 categories, ranging best graphics card through to best reseller. It's a big event, and to celebrate it, the APCAs are giving away AU$15,254 worth of PC gear—a big chunk of it gaming centric. 

Check out the prizes:

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  • Aorus 15G YC laptop worth AU$3,499
  • Gigabyte Aero 15 XC laptop worth AU$3,099
  • Gigabyte Aero 17 KC laptop worth AU$2,999
  • Thermaltake Citadel Gaming System PC worth AU$2,399
  • AMD Ryzen 3600 CPU worth AU$289
  • AMD Radeon 6700XT graphics card worth AU$749
  • Corsair K70 TKL keyboard worth AU$299
  • Corsair Sabre Pro RGB mouse worth AU$99
  • Aten UC3022 CamLive Pro Dual HDMI to USB-C UVC Video Capture worth AU$679
  • MSI CH130X Gaming Chair worth AU$399
  • MSI Sekira 100R Case worth AU$219
  • MSI Vigor GK50 Elite Keyboard worth AU$119
  • MSI GM41 Wireless Gaming Mouse worth AU$78
  • Corsair K70 TKL keyboard worth AU$299
  • Corsair Sabre Pro RGB mouse worth AU$99

You can read more about what's up for grabs here.

How to watch

Each episode goes live at 7:30pm AEST on this very page, on YouTube, and also at www.australianpcawards.com.au. Here's what you can expect from each broadcast:

EPISODE 1 – Wednesday June 23 @ 7:30PM AEST

MOTHERBOARDS
Best Motherboard Maker
Best Value Motherboard
Best Premium Motherboard

GRAPHICS CARD
Best Graphics Card Maker
Best Value Graphics Card
Best Premium Graphics Card

EPISODE 2 – Thursday June 24 @ 7:30PM AEST

CPU
Best Value CPU
Best Premium CPU

STORAGE
Best Internal Storage Maker
Best External Storage Maker
Best SOHO or Home NAS

SYSTEMS
Best Value Laptop or 2-in-1
Best Premium Laptop or 2-in-1
Best Gaming Laptop
Best Desktop PC Maker

EPISODE 3 – Thursday June 25 @ 7:30PM AEST

PERIPHERALS & COMPONENTS
Best Memory Maker
Best Cooling Product
Best Monitor
Best Keyboard
Best Mouse
Best Gaming Headset
Best PC Case
Best Router

RESELLER
Best Reseller

EXCELLENCE
For the person, product or technology that advanced the PC more than any other.

GOLD
A reader-voted award for the Best Company, chosen from all this year's finalists.

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