GIGABYTE April Extreme Clocking 2017 Launched

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅28.03.2017 16:20:17


GIGABYTE announces the beginning of the April Extreme Clocking 2017, the second of four contests in GIGABYTE’s 2017 overclocking season. There’s a total prize pool of over $2,600 USD worth of computer hardware for lucky participants and for the overclocking champions. Novices are welcome to join the event where they can grab an AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 for those who submit scores in all stages of the competition.

The GIGABYTE April Extreme Clocking 2017 competition is not just about pushing the limits but more about getting the perfect balance in performance and stability. By testing who can hit different scores on XTU, competitors must tune their PC using precise settings. In each of these challenges participants who get closest to the XTU target receive a point. The top 3 participants who have the most points by the end of the contest gets to take home the prize!

The GIGABYTE April Extreme Clocking 2017 event runs from April 1st until the 30th. See the prizes below.


1st Place Prize
GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
Intel Core i7-7700K ($349.99 USD)
G.SKILL TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3600 Memory ($159.99 USD)

2nd Place Prize
GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
Intel Core i7-7700K ($349.99 USD)
G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3600 Memory ($159.99 USD)

3rd Place Prize
GIGABYTE Z270X-Gaming SOC ($239.99 USD)
Enermax Platimax 850W ($169.99 USD)
Enermax LiqMax II AiO Liquid Cooler ($89.99 USD)

Lucky Draw Prizes
GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
Enermax Platimax 850W ($169.99 USD)
Open Benchtable ($149.99 USD)
6x Heroes of the Storm Kerrigan Hero & Succubus Skin Codes ($10 each)


Official Rules:
Open to all GIGABYTE motherboards, except for Intel HEDT (High-End Desktop Platform) CPUs.
Entrants must attach a picture of their overclocking rig.
Entrants must use the official competition background.
A verification screenshot is required.
To be eligible for the lucky draw, participants must submit their scores in all stages of the competition.
In a case of a tie, the earlier submission wins.

For more information about the GIGABYTE April Extreme Clocking 2017, visit the contest page at HWBOT.

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