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COMPETITION: Win a Cooler Master MasterBox K500 Case

Enter now and you could win!

Win with Cooler Master and TheOverclocker

Cooler Master and TheOverclocker are proud to announce our latest competition where you can stand a chance to win a Cooler Master MasterBox K500 case!

All you need to do is enter via this link and you’re in line to win.

Note that for logistics reasons this competition is only open to residents of South Africa.

TheOverclocker Value Award Winner

This is one of the best value for money cases we’ve looked at in recent time. You can see the full review we recently did by following this link.

There are multiple ways to enter, but there can only be one winner. Best of luck!

G.SKILL Announces OC World Cup 2019 Competition – $25,000 USD Total Cash Prize Pool

Taipei, Taiwan (8 March 2019) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce the 6th Annual OC World Cup 2019. The online qualifier competition stage will be held from March 13, 2019 until April 16, 2019 on hwbot.org. The top 9 winners of the online qualifier will be qualified to join the live competition at the G.SKILL booth during Computex 2019 week from May 29th to 31st and compete for a chunk of the $25,000 USD cash prize pool.

ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ sets the new world records in CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance!

ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+sets the new world records in CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance benchmarks!

The world’s leading motherboard brand ASRock announced the winner list of FM2 A10 OC COMPETITION with HWBOT, sponsored by AMD, PowerColor, ADATA, and Thermaltake today. CherV, the overclocker from Hong Kong, broke the world record of CPU-Z once again and achieved the highest 3DMark11 Performance with ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ and AMD A10-6800K CPU.

The final champion of CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance, CherV, achieved an all-time high CPU-Z score of 8520.22MHz and highest 3DMark11 Performance score of P 3177 with ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+. With the amazing result, the final champion won the prizes worth over $5,000 USD, bonus prize of $2,000 USD, and extra $2,000 USD for breaking world records in 2 overclocking benchmarks.

Kingston HyperX Holds Global DotA 2, Overclocking Competitions Leading Up to CES 2014

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* 16 Professional eSports Teams to Battle for $50,000 (USD) in Total Cash Prizes
* Five Finalists Vie for Max Memory Frequency 
* Finals for Both Competitions to be Held During 2014 International CES 

Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, will soon begin two global competitions to further show its support and commitment to the eSports and the enthusiast community. The HyperX® DotA 2 League features 16 of the world’s top professional DotA 2 gaming teams battling for a large cash prize. On October 7, HyperX will begin an open global overclocking competition. The finals for both competitions will be held during 2014 International CES® in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The HyperX DotA 2 League tournament begins later this month with 16 teams competing for a total of $50,000 (USD) in prize money. An additional $40,000 will be offered to cover flight and hotel for the top four teams that advance to battle each other in Las Vegas for the championship. Each match is a best-of-three maps and all matches will be broadcast live so fans can follow the progress of their favorite team. The format and complete competition details can be found here.

World’s Top Overclockers to Compete at the Corsair / Intel OC Main Event at Computex

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FREMONT, California — May 30, 2013 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-perform­­­­­­ance components to the PC hardware market, is teaming up with Intel to host the Computex OC Main Event on June 3rd in Taipei, Taiwan. The event will bring the world’s best overclockers together to compete in setting the first speed records with 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors and Corsair’s soon-to-be-announced new line of highly overclockable memory.

No Limits MSI MOA Video Sharing Action


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The world renowned motherboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI, officially announced 2013 MSI MASTER OVERCLOCKING ARENA (MOA) is entering its 6th anniversary. The concept of “NO LIMITS” will bring out the core sprit of overclocking and help to unveil MOA 2013. Now, if you simply share “NO LIMITS MSI MOA” video on Facebook, then you will get a chance to enter our lucky draw. This activity will draw-out two lucky persons to take home MSI’s latest Gaming Series mainboard that are both efficient under gaming condition and overclocking environment. Can’t wait? Please join to be the fan of MSI FAN CLUB and share the movie; you could be the lucky draw winner.

Futuremark And GALAXY Announce GALAXY Ice Storm Overclocking Contest


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Futuremark and GALAXY announced the start today of GALAXY Ice Storm, the first official overclocking contest using the new version of 3DMark released in February. For the next four weeks, overclockers worldwide can win more than $16,000 USD in prizes by submitting the highest scores in the new 3DMark Ice Storm, Cloud Gate and Fire Strike benchmark tests. The competition is open to all overclockers using GALAXY or KFA2 brand graphics cards. For details of how to enter, please visit the competition website.

GALAXY ICE STORM OVERCLOCKING CONTEST
March 6 to April 3, 2013
Four ways to win. Four weeks of competition. Prizes worth more than USD $16,000.

ASRock Announces FM2 OC Competition


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The global leading motherboard brand ASRock announced today to organize ASRock FM2 OC Competition with HWBOT, the top organization hosting the world’s only 24/7 overclocking competition bring together 35,000 participants and feature competition in thousands of categories. The participants will be competing for highest CPU-Z or 3DMark Vantage score which is submitted to HWBOT.org using the benchmark’s performance preset.

Introducing The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ Overclocking Contest


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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces its latest overclocking competition, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’, an open overclocking competition hosted at HWBOT. The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ also features a special bonus prize for the snowiest and most festive submission photo.

The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ starts today, running until January 20th 2013 and is open to all overclockers using any Intel® processor on any compatible GIGABYTE motherboard. The competition centers around three key stages, each containing a 3D benchmark with specific limitations imposed to level the playing field. A GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard plus, a Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooler will be awarded for the winner of each stage.

‘Winter OC Whiteout’ Stages:

  • Stage 1: 3DMark11 “No X79″- Intel CPU; Single GPU only
  • Stage 2: 3DMark Vantage “Dual core” – Dual or Single core Intel CPUs only; Single GPU
  • Stage 3: Heaven DX11 “Full Out” – Any Intel CPU; Single GPU only

Bonus Stage: Show us Your Winter Wonderland Submission Photos
As a special bonus, the ‘Winter OC Whiteout’ will also offer a prize for the submission photo that most creatively inspires the festive spirit. So make sure to snap your submission photo when your LN2 pot is at it absolute snowiest.

On January 10th 2012, the ten snowiest and most festive submission photos will be added to the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column Facebook page. The photo that receives the most Facebook ‘likes’ by midnight on January 20th 2012, claims the prize. The bonus winner will receive a GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard plus a Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset.

Prizes

Each stage winner will win:

  • GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard
  • Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooling kit

Bonus Stage Prize:

  • GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard
  • Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset

This contest will run from December 20th 2012 with final score submissions and Facebook ‘Likes’ until midnight on January 20th 2012. Note: In the event of a tied score, the highest 3DMark11 score will determine the winner. For the scoring, contest rules and more, please see the contest page at HWBOT.

GIGABYTE Team Up With KINGPIN Cooling And G.SKILL For Ultimate Overclockers Dream Xmas Giveaway


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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the ‘Ultimate OverClockers Dream Xmas Giveaway’, a competition hosted on Facebook in conjunction with KINGPIN Cooling and G.SKILL memory.

Running from December 13th to 27th 2012, the ‘Ultimate OverClockers Dream Xmas Giveaway’ is a prize draw open to all Facebook users. Participation couldn’t be easier; simply ‘Like’ the GIGABYTE, KINGPIN and G.SKILL Facebook fanpages, share the event with your friends, and you could win a range of prizes including a GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard.