G.SKILL Announces 2nd Annual “OC World Cup 2015” Overclocking Competition
$16,200 Total Cash Prize; $10K for the Champion
Taipei, Taiwan (4 March 2015) – G.SKILL International Enterprises Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid state storage, proudly announces the 2nd annual “OC World Cup 2015” overclocking competition!
This year, as a contribution to the overclocking community and to dedicated extreme overclockers worldwide, G.SKILL is raising the total cash prize to a staggering $16,200 USD! Following the tradition of the event, the Champion of the OC World Cup 2015 will receive a cash prize of $10,000 USD.
The OC World Cup 2015 is split into three rounds: Online Qualifier, Live Qualifier, and Grand Final. Live Qualifier and Grand Final will be held live at the G.SKILL booth during Computex 2015.
Online Qualifiers, the first round of the competition, will be held on HWBOT (http://hwbot.org) from 9th March to 13th April 2015, featuring 3 benchmarks: SuperPI 32M, MaxxMem Read Bandwidth, and 3DMark Fire Strike Physics on specified hardware. These selected benchmarks and specified hardware are chosen to challenge the memory tuning skills of contest participants. The top 6 Online Qualifier contestants will be eligible to enter the OC World Cup 2015 Live Qualifiers at Computex 2015 for a chance to claim part of the $16,200 USD cash prize pool. In the Grand Final, the top 2 Live Qualifier contestants will battle head to head for the ultimate cash prize of $10,000 USD!
For more competition details, please visit the event page at HWBOT:
Champion: $10,000 USD
2nd: $2,500 USD + F4-3300C16Q-16GRKD
3rd: $1,500 USD + F4-3200C16Q-16GRKD
4th: $1,200 USD
5th: $1,000 USD
All 6 contestants of the OC World Cup 2015 Live Qualifiers will receive one kit of G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3200MHz CL15 16GB memory and, also win a sponsorship of G.SKILL’s new upcoming DDR4 series memory for the next-gen DDR4 platform.
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.