$10,000 is up for grabs for the overclocking champion.
G.Skill RAM is a favourite amongst overclockers, so naturally G.Skill has the biggest and best overclocking tournament at Computex. This year, G.Skill is bringing six overclockers to Taipei for a $10,000 faceoff.
After a month-long of online qualifiers on HWBot, the six top overclockers are: “der8auer” from Germany, “8 Pack” from the UK, “ZeR0_Dan” and “Hero” from China, “Xtreme Addict” from Poland and “Splave” from USA.
The qualifying rounds will be held from June 3 to June 5 with two rounds per day with the finals and award ceremony will be held on June 6.
Check out a trailer for the event here:
Below is the press release from G.Skill:
G.SKILL International Co. Ltd., the leading high performance memory designer and manufacturer, is proud to announce the 6 finalists to compete in the G.SKILL OC World Cup 2014 & battle for the ultimate prize of $10,000 USD during Computex 2014!
After a month-long of online qualifiers on HWBot, 6 of the top qualifiers including “der8auer” from Germany, “8 Pack” from UK, “ZeR0_Dan” & “Hero” from China, “Xtreme Addict” from Poland and “Splave” from USA will be attending G.SKILL OC World Cup live finals at G.SKILL booth I0218, Nangang Exhibition Center, Computex 2014, going head-to-head for a shot at the largest single cash prize in competitive overclocking history, $10,000 USD! Official event trailer:http://youtu.be/TrhpYKNBMGs
G.SKILL OC World Cup 2014 live qualifiers will be held from Tuesday, 3rd to Thursday, 5th June with 2 rounds per day, finals & award ceremony will be held on Friday 6th June.
With the Championship title & $10,000 cash prize at stake, overclockers are expected push their hardware to the absolute limit using G.SKILL TridentX Memory, MSI GTX 750Ti Gaming VGA cards, Seasonic 1000W Platinum PSUs and 4th Gen Intel® CoreTM processor, More details on official event page @ HWBot :http://hwbot.org/competition/gskill_ocworldcup_2014_final/
Special thanks to MSI for supporting re-modeled GTX 750 Ti Gaming 2G VGA & Seasonic for 1000W Platinum PSU.
“Our high quality Platinum units are quite often selected for extreme overclocking as they are known to deliver clean power that relieves the strain from all the other setup components. However, the most desirable features of our Platinum series power supplies do not stop at their excellent voltage regulation and extremely high efficiency, as these units also attract many enthusiasts because of their built-in safety features, long-term reliability and silent operation. We will be eagerly following the events at the G.SKILL OC World Cup & OC World Record Stage 2014 and in light of how much is at stake, we wish good luck to all the participants!” – Valentina Tu, Marketing Manager at Seasonic.
“MSI, leader in Graphics Card Technology, is pleased to announce this re-modeled GTX 750Ti GAMING 2G made for OC. After launch, MSI’s GTX 750Ti GAMING 2G quickly became very popular on the market, winning numerous awards, and proving itself as a leader in performance, power consumption, temperature, and noise benchmarks. Now, MSI is ready to take things to the extreme, with a new model engineered for participation in G.SKILL OC World Cup 2014!” – Dennis Achterberg, VGA Product Marketing Manager at MSI.
Established in 1989 by PC hardware enthusiasts, G.SKILL specializes in high performance memory and SSD products, designed for PC gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Combining technical innovation and rock solid quality through our in-house testing lab and talented R&D team, G.SKILL continues to create record-breaking memory for each generation of hardware and hold the no. 1 brand title in overclocking memory.