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GIGABYTE Secret OC Session Unlock 9 World Records, 23 Global 1st and 25 Hardware 1st for New X99-SOC Champion Overclocking Motherboard
7 of the World’s Best Overclockers Tested the New Motherboard Before it’s Official Launch in the OC Lab at GIGABYTE’s HQ
2014/12/11
Taipei, Taiwan, December 11th, 2014 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards hosted last week at its headquarter in Taipei a Secret OC session in the effort to give its soon to be launch motherboard, the X99-SOC Champion, a test run to see if it is able to live up to its name. 7 of the world’s most experienced professional overclockers gathered in GIGABYTE’s OC Lab to see just how fast the GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion board was under LN2.

The results are impressive; after 7 days of almost nonstop benching by HiCookie, Sofos1990, Dinos22, Vivi, SteponZ, SniperOZ and YoungPRO, the team of elite overclockers achieved a total of 9 World Records, 23 Global Firsts and 25 Hardware Firsts all using the X99-SOC Champion. On top of that, HiCookie also managed to reach the top of the Reference Clock Worldwide Overall Ranking for X99 motherboards with a score of 182.49 MHz! Lastly, 4 additional World Records were also achieved using the already famous Z97X-SOC Force

“After this Secret OC, I am confident the X99-SOC Champion will be a success. Even though it was hard work and we had a lot to accomplish, everyone had tremendous fun testing firsthand the new X99-SOC Champion.” commented HiCookie, Chief Overclocking Evangelist, GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “These secret overclocking sessions are very important as they allow us to prove the quality and the performance of our new products, and also allows us to fine tune them before their launch. Considering the amount of World Records, Global 1st and Hardware 1st we achieved, everyone should get ready to see a lot more of the X99-SOC Champion!”
 
GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion to Launch at CES
Featuring the latest Intel® X99 Chipset and support for Intel’s Core™ i7 Extreme Edition (LGA 2011-v3 socket) processors and latest DDR4 memory support, the X99-SOC Champion looks very promising. Launch of the new overclocking flagship motherboard is scheduled to take place January 5th, 2015 at CES, Las Vegas – USA where HiCookie, Sofos and Dinos22 will be on hand to see if they can break some new world records live at the event. More information about the specifications and look of the X99-SOC Champion shall be revealed then.

X99-SOC Champion Achievements at GIGABYTE Secret OC, December 2014
3DMARK11 – Entry
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693895

· World Record
· Global First Place (3xGPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980)
3DMARK11 – Performance
http://hwbot.org/submission/2692880

· Global First Place (1xGPU)
· Hardware First Place (1x GEFORCE GTX 980)
3DMARK11 – Performance
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693244

· Global First Place (2xGPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK11 – Performance
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693883

· Global First Place (3x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK11 – Performance
http://hwbot.org/submission/2691701

· World Record
· Global First Place (4x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (4x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Vantage
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693871

· Global First Place (3x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Vantage 
http://hwbot.org/submission/2691694

· World Record
· Global First Place (4x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (4x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693243

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693861

· Global First Place (3x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike
http://hwbot.org/submission/2692803

· World Record
· Global First Place (4x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (4x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike Extreme
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693099

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike Extreme
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693863

· Global First Place (3x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK Fire Strike Extreme
http://hwbot.org/submission/2691696

· World Record
· Global First Place (4x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (4x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - SKY DIVER
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693925

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - CLOUD GATE
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693252

· World Record
· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - FIRE STRIKE ULTRA
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693101

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - ICE STORM
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693261

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - ICE STORM
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693899

· World Record
· Global First Place (3x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (3x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK - ICE STORM EXTREME
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693278

· World Record
· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
CATZILLA - 720P
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693939

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
CATZILLA – 1440P
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693937

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 980) 
XTU
http://hwbot.org/submission/2691705

· World Record 
· Global First Place (8 Cores)
· Hardware First Place (Core i7 5960X) 
Memory Clock – DDR4
http://hwbot.org/submission/2693948

· Hardware First Place (DDR4 SDRAM)
SuperPI - 32M
http://hwbot.org/submission/2691722

· Hardware First Place (Core i7 5960X) 
REFERENCE CLOCK
http://hwbot.org/submission/2695651

· Hardware First Place (X99-SOC Champion) 








































































































































































































































































































































































































































Z97X-SOC Force Achievements at GIGABYTE Secret OC, December 2014
3DMARK05
http://hwbot.org/submission/2695712

· World Record
· Global First Place (1x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK06
http://hwbot.org/submission/2695711

· World Record
· Global First Place (1x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (GEFORCE GTX 980) 
3DMARK06
http://hwbot.org/submission/2695093

· Global First Place (2x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (2x GEFORCE GTX 580) 
PIFast
http://hwbot.org/submission/2678749

· World Record
· Global First Place
· Hardware First Place (Core i7 4770K) 
Aquamark
http://hwbot.org/submission/2676834

· World Record
· Global First Place (1x GPU)
· Hardware First Place (GEFORCE GTX 980)









































































































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http://www.gigabyte.com/products/main.aspx?s=42