The GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2010: World Wide Finals will be held on 25 September 2010, at Huashan Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan. is at the competition venue to bring our dear readers a sneak peek!

24 Sept 2010 – One day before the event starts, we popped over to Huashan Creative Park – the place where the GIGABYTE Open Overclock Championship 2010: World Wide Finals will be held.

Check out the main arena for GOOC 2010. Expect this room to be filled with white clouds of liquid nitrogen escaping later!

Let’s run through the parts given to competitors for this year’s GOOC:

  • Intel Core i7-980X Processor Extreme Editions (3.33GHz)
  • ADATA XPG Plus Series DDR3-1866+ v2.0 6GB tri-channel kit
  • Seagate Momentus XT 500GB


Yes, tanks and more tanks of liquid nitrogen! GIGABYTE OPEN Overclocking – Open category, no holds barred.


The list of 15 competitors for 13 different countries. The competition benchmark lineup includes Super PI mod 1.5 32M, MAXXMEM, Pifast and Wprime 32M.


Stay tuned as brings you the actual day report later on!