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GIGABYTE Announces 800 Series Overclocking Contest on HWBOT

Win a GIGABYTE Super Overclock Edition Graphics Card

2010/07/01

TAIPEI, Taiwan – July1, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today announced a new overclocking completion in conjunction with HWBOT.org called the GIGABYTE 800 Overclocking Contest.

The contest comes at a time when the FIFA World Cup approaches its climax as the top teams vie for World Cup domination, and poses a challenge of its own in the search for the best overclocker using AMD 800 series motherboards. There are five stages, each with a different benchmark challenge, and at the end of the five stages, the top 3 overclockers will win a new GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5000 series graphics card. The competition rules are simple but the rewards are big, so get your hardware tuned, hone your skills and submit your record-breaking scores. Good Luck!

Rules: Contestants must use any GIGABYTE 800 series motherboard (890FX, 890GX, 880G, 870). Scores must be submitted and approved by HWBOT.

Prizes:
Top 1: GV-R587SO-1GD http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3407#ov
Top 2: GV-R577SO-1GD
http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3429#ov
Top 3: GV-R575SL-1GI http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3402#ov

Five Stages Benchmarks:
Stage 1: Super Pi 32m (July 1st – 16th)
Stage 2: Super Pi 1m (July 1st – 16th)
Stage 3: Wprime 32m (July 17th – 23rd)
Stage 4: Wprime 1024m (July 17th – 23rd)
Stage 5: CPUz ( July 24th – 31st )

Points:
1st Place: 10 points
2nd Place: 8 points
3rd Place: 6 points
4th Place: 5 points
5th Place: 4 points
6th Place: 3 points
7th Place: 2 points
8th Place: 1 point

To learn more about the GIGABYTE 800 Series Overclocking Contest, please visit:
http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_800_contest

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