GIGABYTE Launches AORUS March OC Madness Overclocking Competition

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅05.03.2018 17:53:27


GIGABYTE continues to launch global overclocking competitions after the AORUS Winter OC Challenge which concluded at the end of February, GIGABYTE now launches the AORUS March OC Madness. The GIGABYTE AORUS March OC Madness will be hosted at HWBOT.org starting on the 1st of March until the end of March on the 31st.

The GIGABYTE AORUS March OC Madness composes of four different stages which test the system’s 2D processing capabilities. The four stages include XTU 5GHz, GPUPI for CPU-1B 5GHz, HWBOT Prime 5GHz and HWBOT x265 Benchmark-4K 5GHz stages. Participants will be limited to overclocking their CPUs up to 5GHz to give an equal playing field between the novices and pros. Scoring is set per stage based on the benchmark scores of the of the competitors.

Competition Duration
GIGABYTE AORUS March OC Madness runs from March 3rd, 2018 – March 31st, 2018

Eligibility
Open to all participants that use an Intel processor and GIGABYTE motherboard.

Competition Rules
This competition is limited to GIGABYTE/AORUS motherboards only.
Only up to 6-core CPUs are allowed.
CPU and Cache Frequency limited to 5Ghz.
Please attach a picture of your overclocking rig.
Must use official competition background.
A verification screenshot is required.
To be eligible for the lucky draw, participants must submit in all stages of the competition.
In a case of a tie, the tie-breaker is the best score in Stage 3. If there’s still a tie, the best score in Stage 2, etc

Prices

1st Place Prizes: Intel Core i7-8700K / GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 / EK-KIT S240 / G.SKILL F4-3600C17D-16GTZSW Trident Z Series
2nd Place Prizes: Intel Core i5-8600K / GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming / SEASONIC PRIME PLATINUM 850W
3rd Place Prizes: G.SKILL F4-3600C17D-16GTZSW Trident Z Series
Lucky Draw Prizes: 2x GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming

For more information on the competition please visit the following: http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/gigabyte_aorus_march_oc_challence_2018

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