Introducing the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ Overclocking Contest
Taipei, Taiwan, December 21, 2012 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces its latest overclockingcompetition, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’, an open overclockingcompetition 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 20th2013 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″- Any Non-X79Intel CPU; Single GPUonly
Stage 2: 3DMarkVantage “Dual core” – Dual or Single core Intel CPUs only; Single GPU
Stage 3: Heaven DX11″Full Out” – Any Intel CPU; Single GPUonly
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 LN2pot is at its absolute snowiest.
On January 10th2013, 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 20th2013, claims the prize. The bonus winner will receive a GIGABYTE Z77-HD4motherboard plus a Cooler Master SirusS-5.1 gaming headset.
Entrants must use the official competition background (available on the HWBOTcompetition page). Verification screenshots are required and must include; benchmark score plus CPU-Z CPU/Memory/Mainboardtab. Entrants must include a picture of the rig used. All submission photos will be considered for the bonus prize. Usual HWBOTsubmission and verification rules apply.
The ‘Winter OC Whiteout’ contest will run from December 21st2012 with final score submissions and Facebook ‘Likes’ until midnight on January 20th2013.