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GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest Winner Breaks Another World Record

Overclocker WebTourist and DANCOP Walk Off with Motherboards, Cash Prizes and World Record

2014/07/22
Taipei, Taiwan, July 22nd , 2014 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the winners of the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest hosted on HWBOT.org. With $1,000 and two GIGABYTE Z97 series motherboards up for grabs, the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest invited the overclocking community to push their hardware to the limit by running the custom made CATZILLA benchmark skin on their GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboard.
 
GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest Stages
Stage 1: Catzilla - 720p - 1x GPU using Air/Water cooling
Stage 2: Catzilla - 720p - 1x GPU using LN2 cooling
 
GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest Winners
- Air/Water cooling stage: WebTourist (http://hwbot.org/submission/2587632)
Wins $500 in cash and a GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H

- LN2 cooling stage: DANCOP (http://hwbot.org/submission/2587636)
Wins $500 in cash and a GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE LN2

Another World Record for GIGABYTE Z97-SOC FORCE
On top of winning $500 and a very limited edition GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE LN2 motherboard, overclocker DANCOP can also add to his winnings a gold cup for the World Record on CATZILLA - 720P benchmark with a 43121 mark using a GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE. This great performance adds to the long list of performance achievements accomplished on GIGABYTE Z97 motherboards, making it clear that GIGABYTE is a true leader in overclocking.

Give away
We would like to also congratulate Newlife, Mameluco, Marrawi and KA7RATA for winning the lucky draw held on each Friday of the contest. For their submissions to the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest, each of them won a GIGABYTE overclocking shirt.
 
Thanks to everyone who participated and see you soon at another GIGABYTE overclocking challenge.
 
To  review all submissions of the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest, please visit the contest page hosted on HWBOT.org:
http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_z97_catzilla
 
To download the Catzilla benchmark with GIGABYTE skin, follow this link:
http://www.catzilla.com/jdownloads/Download/CatzillaGIGABYTE.exe
Note: Please register to unlock the 720P benchmark for free.