Tag Archives: Overclocking

Introducing the EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition

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Introducing the ultimate overclocking graphics card on the planet – the EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N  Edition! EVGA is taking the 780 Ti to a whole new level with this redesigned graphics card, designed for the hardcore enthusiast.  This card is the final answer in the search for the greatest overclocking graphics card on the planet.

Supporting up to 450W of dedicated GPU power, enhanced PLL circuitry, improved GPU power plane, 10CM fans, included backplate, optional PWM baseplate, GPU voltage enhancements and more – this was co-designed by the world’s top extreme overclockers Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido and Tsemenko “TiN” Illya with extreme overclockers in mind. Built by the enthusiast, for the enthusiast.

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“In order to break world records these days you need some serious hardware,” said Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido. “This card was engineered to serve one purpose… be the world’s best overclocking graphics card. Expect GPU clockspeeds at over 1.85GHz with extreme cooling.”

MSI launches R9 and R7 Graphics Cards

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Stay cooler, Game faster

MSI is pleased to announce its new Graphics Cards based on AMD’s new R9 and R7 200 series GPUs. Featuring new models in the OVERCLOCKING, GAMING and CLASSIC segments, MSI is catering to the needs of everyone gearing up for Q4’s most anticipated gaming titles such as Battlefield 4. MSI’s new R9 270X HAWK is an engineering masterpiece. Redefining the performance segment with high-end design, components and features packed into a card that wows with its excellent cooler and overclocking performance. MSI’s GAMING graphics cards get a boost with no less than three models based on the R9 280X, R9 270X and R9 270. Applauded for their excellent all-round performance, the GAMING line-up takes the hassle out of overclocking thanks to the MSI GAMING APP making it an excellent choice for anyone that wants to get right down to what’s important for them, play games with more FPS.

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.

G.SKILL TridentX Most Popular Memory Used By HWBot Overclocking Community

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G.SKILL TridentX tops the charts at HWBOT as the most popular memory model  used by overclockers to submit benchmark results on the Haswell platform this year. Maintaining a healthy 20-22% usage rate by both number of results and number of users, G.SKILL TridentX dominates the charts with a nearly 10% lead over the trailing competition.

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Not only is TridentX the most popular memory choice for overclocking on the Haswell platform, other G.SKILL memory kit models also populate the chart, for a total of five spots in the top ten most popular memory by overclocking result.

EK Water Blocks Releases EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO


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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO, company’s second product from the line of liquid nitrogen (LN2) evaporation coolers for competitive overclockers.

EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO is a high performance universal CPU liquid nitrogen evaporation cooler, the result of a joint venture between Petri ‘SF3D’ Korhonen, legendary overclocker and extreme evaporation cooler designer from Finland, and EK design & engineering team. The product is made of electrolytic grade nickel plated copper in order to provide the necassery mass to even out the temperature fluctuation. Excellent weight to surface area ratio ensures confident controll over temperatures. Precise and rapid response at any working temperature is what this product is all about – even when cooling the hottest CPUs on the market. Top extension is made from black anodized high quality aluminium alloy.

EK Water Blocks Releases Its First LN2 Evaporation Cooler


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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce EK-SF3D Triple Point EVO, company’s first product from the line of liquid nitrogen (LN2) evaporation cooler for competitive overclockers. Used in conjunction with up to four Module Adapters this unit allows extreme overclocking of virtually any (DDR-)SDRAM memory module (of any generation).

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.

EVGA Introduces The EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN And EVGA Precision X 4.0.0


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Welcome to the era of Supercomputer Gaming. With the DNA of the world’s fastest supercomputer and the soul of NVIDIA’s Kepler architecture, the EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN is a revolution in PC gaming performance. The EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN combines extraordinary power, advanced control features with EVGA Precision X, and game-changing thermal and acoustic capabilities to provide an entirely new class of super-performance graphics cards.

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.