GIGABYTE Launch ‘Feel the Force’ Z87 OC Contest

Bench on ‘Haswell’ and Win a GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard, Corsair Force SSD plus Graphite Series Chassis

2013/11/01

Taipei, Taiwan, November 1st, 2013 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced its latest overclocking contest hosted on HWBOT.org, the GIGABYTE ‘Feel the Force’ Contest. Prizes include two GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force motherboards, two CORSAIR Graphite Series 230T Windowed Compact mid tower case and two Force Series LS 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s SSD.
 
“The ‘Feel the Force’ OC contest offers a superb chance for all HWBOT members to compete for some pretty cool prizes,” commented Hicookie, Chief Overclocking Evangelist, GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. ‘It’s great to have Corsair involved too – a company that also appreciates how important and influential the OC community is to the PC industry.”
 
“We’re delighted to have this opportunity to once again engage with GIGABYTE and Overclockers around the world, highlighting our commitment to the extreme PC segment” commented Stan Kwong, Corporate Marketing Director, Corsair. “These prizes also give us a chance to talk about our first orange Graphite Chassis – a perfect match for any Z87X-OC Force build, plus our new range of CORSAIR 2 Force Series LS SSDs.”
 
The GIGABYTE ‘Feel the Force’ OC Contest
Open to all HWBOT members from November 1st to December 1st, GIGABYTE and CORSAIR invite all Overclockers push their ‘Haswell’ processors on any GIGABYTE Z87 platform motherboard to the absolute limit on these three stages.
 
Contest Stages
Stage 1: Highest CPUz CPU Frequency
Stage 2: Highest CPUz DDR3 Speed
Stage 3: Highest CPUz BCLK
 
Contest Prizes
Three prizes will be awarded for overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes:
 
1st Place Prize:
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard
  • CORSAIR Force Series™ LS 120GB SSD
  • CORSAIR Graphite Series™ 230T Windowed Mid Tower Case – Rebel Orange

2nd Place Prize
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard
  • CORSAIR Force Series™ LS 120GB SSD
 
3rd Place Prize
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Motherboard
  • CORSAIR Graphite Series™ 230T Windowed Mid Tower Case – Rebel Orange
 
The GIGABYTE ‘’Feel the Force’ contest will run for one month, from November 1st 2013, until December 1st 2013. Note: In the event of a tied score, the highest CPUz frequency score will determine the winner.
 
For complete contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest page hosted on HWBOT.org:
http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_feelforce
 
GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force
The GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force delivers a sublime OC experience without compromising on features. Support for maxed-out 4-way SLI™ and Crossfire™ graphics configurations is paired with an incredible 16 phase digital VRM for the CPU and memory. The GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force truly is peerless and utterly ruthless.
 
Learn more about GIGABYTE’s exclusive overclocking features here:
http://www.gigabyte.us/MicroSite/336/images/oc-features.html
 
GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force product page: http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4484#ov
 
To learn more about the CORSAIR Graphite Series™ 230T Chassis, please go to:
CORSAIR Graphite Series™ 230T Windowed Mid Tower Case – Rebel Orange
 
More information about CORSAIR 2 Force Series™ LS SSDSs can be found here:
CORSAIR Force Series™ LS 120GB SSD