Gigabyte Announces Its Overclocking Season For 2017
Over 10,000 USD Up for Grabs, In Hardware Prizes
Taipei, Taiwan, February 20th, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is excited to announce four overclocking competitions, starting from the beginning of March
March running to the end of July, to be held on HWBOT.org.Seasonedoverclockers can test their mettle to see who reigns supreme.With over 10,000 (USD) worth of prizes, the stakes are higher than ever before.The “Lucky Draw” is open to all participants whether or not they score top marks, the only requirement is that they participate for each stage in one of the competitions. Novices and beginners will all have a chance at taking home prizes to upgrade their machine for future competitions.
GIGABYTE will be awarding competition winners and participants with AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 Motherboards, GIGABYTE Radeon RX480s, Intel Core i7-7700K processors, memory from G.SKILLand power supplies & liquid coolers from Enermax.
Each competition will have multiple stages comprised of different benchmarks. These benchmarks consist of 3DMark FireStrike, XTU 5G, Catzilla and much more so participants have an even playing field.Points will be awarded to participants based on their rankings in benchmarks. The top three participants with the most point at the end of each competition wins—it’s as simple as that!It’s time to warm up your test benches and pull out the thermal paste as GIGABYTE’s overclocking competition season is about to start!
The overclocking competitions and their corresponding start and end dates are the following:
March Madness: March 1st, 2017 –March 31st, 2017
April Extreme Clocking: April 1st, 2017 – April 30th, 2017
Summer Spectacular: May 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2017
Beat the Heat: July 1st– July 31st, 2017
Note: All competitions are limited to GIGABYTE motherboards and 4-Core Processors unless stated otherwise. Summer Spectacular is limited toIntel® Core i3-7350K CPUs and NVIDIA® GT730 graphics cards.
For complete contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest pages at HWBOT:
March Madness: http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/gbt_march_madness
April Extreme Clocking: TBA
Summer Spectacular: TBA
Beat the Heat: TBA
To learn more about GIGABYTE: