In order to achieve better overclocking, many of the contestants performed additional modifications to the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD7 mainboard CPU Voltage Regulation Module (VRM).
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With the Over Current Protection (OCP) adjusted, overclockers are able to run their microprocessor at higher frequencies without tripping the mainboard CPU VRM.
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
We found bartman1973 with a really old school soldering iron in hand. There was a little trouble with the solder wetting.
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
sup3rfly was quick to lend a hand with some solder flux. How is that for sportsmanship!
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
bob(nz) brought along some really cool lighted goggles to aid him with the work.
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
 GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: Asia & Africa Regional Finals
On Gyrock‘s table was a really cute-looking soldering iron with built-in LED lighting.