GIGABYTE ‘Xmas and New Year Contest’ Winners Set New World Records

Christian Ney Smashes AMD Llano Records using GIGABYTE A75-UD4H Motherboard

2012/02/07


 

Taipei, Taiwan, February 7th 2012 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the winners of the GIGABYTE ‘Xmas and New Year Contest’, an overclocking contest that was hosted on HWbot.org, with scoring challenges based on AMD Llano APUs. Several world records related to the AMD Llano platform were broken, with contest winner Christian Ney settings three new world records:


New AMD Llano World Records
Llano Reference Frequency at 200MHz
Llano Memory Frequency at 1752.8MHz
Llano CPU Frequency at 6067.71MHz
 
All records were achieved using the A75-UD4H.
 
The ‘GIGABYTE Xmas and New Year Contest’ was hosted on HWBOT.org, open to members from December 15th 2011 until January 31st 2012. The contest featured three unique stages:

 
‘Xmas and New Year Contest’ Stages
1. Highest HyperTransport Bus (CPUz)
2. Highest Memory Speed (CPUz)
3. Highest CPU Frequency (CPUz)
 
X’Mas and New Year Contest Winners
1st - Christian Ney: 30 points (Switzerland)
2nd - Tsunamijuan: 20 points (U.S.A.)
3rd - alexey17: 17 points (Russia)
 
Congratulations to first place winner ‘Christian Ney’, who will take home a 990FXA-UD5 motherboard. Second and third places will be awarded a  990FXA-UD3 motherboard.

 
About the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 Motherboard
The GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 motherboard was designed to offer a stable, high-speed platform that delivers amazingly fast performance for AMD FX ‘Bulldozer’ processors, and is aimed at enthusiast gamers and high performance PC builders looking to harness the power of AMD’s new desktop platform.