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GIGABYTE ‘A75 OC Challenge’ Prize Winners Revealed

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Posted September 10, 2011 by Kevin in News

City of Industry, California,September 9, 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announce the winners of the GIGABYTE A75 OC Challenge, a month long contest hosted on HWBOT.org, where contestants were asked to put their overclocking skills to task on any GIGABYTE A75 platform motherboard.

The GIGABYTE A75 OC Challenge contest ran throughout August and spanned five unique stages, each individually tailored to put AMD’s new ‘Llano’ APUs to the test with special focus on squeezing every last ounce of performance from their integrated AMD HD 6000 series graphics cores. No discrete VGA cards were permitted.

A75 OC Challenge Stages

Stage 1: 3Dmark 11 P (Preset)

Stage 2: 3Dmark Vantage P (Preset)

Stage 3: PCMARK 7

Stage 4: Unique Heaven DX11

Stage 5: UCBench2011

A75 OC Challenge Winners

#1. El Gappo– 44 points – Team Bench Tec UK – United Kingdom

#2. Iron – 41 points – Team HwProject.net – Italy

#3. bennylodewijk – 33 points – Team I.D. – Indonesia

As first place winner, El Gappo takes home a GIGABYTE 990FX-UD5 motherboard. Second and third place winners will each receive a GIGABYTE E350N-USB3 motherboard.

For complete contest details, rules and a full run down of all results and scores, please visit: http://hwbot.org/competition/gigabyte_apu_contest/

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