Xtreme Addict Makes a Clean Sweep in the GIGABYTE ‘Winter OC Whiteout’ Overclocking Competition

Wins Fantastic Prizes from GIGABYTE and Cooler Master


Taipei, Taiwan, January 24, 2013 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces the winner of its latest overclocking competition, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’. Running from December 21st 2012, to January 20th 2013, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ competition was an open overclocking competition hosted at Congratulations to overclocker Xtreme Addict who won all three stages.
‘Winter OC Whiteout’ Stages:
Stage 1: 3DMark11 "No 2011"- Any Non-Socket 2011 Intel CPU; Single GPU only
Stage 2: 3DMark Vantage “Dual core” - Dual or Single core Intel CPUs only; Single GPU
Stage 3: Heaven DX11 “Full Out” – Any Intel CPU; Single GPU only
Stage Scores
Stage 1: 3DMark11 – 17786 Marks
Stage 2: 3DMark Vantage – 31222 Marks
Stage 3: Heaven - 4074.44 DX11 Marks
Bonus Stage:
A bonus prize is also claimed by Perica_barii, offered to the submission photo that most creatively inspires the festive spirit. The winner was determined by the number of Facebook likes on the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column Facebook page:

Stage Prizes:
· GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard
· Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooling kit

Bonus Stage Prize:
· GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard
· Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset

For full contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest page hosted at HWBOT