GIGABYTE Announces "Core Prime" Contest Winners on HWBOT

Aptly Named Hero Takes the 6 Core Win with His GIGABYTE X58A-UD7 Motherboard

2011/01/03

TAIPEI, Taiwan – January 3, 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today announced the winners of the “Core Prime” overclocking competition hosted on HWBOT.org, with Hero the winner of the 6 Core challenge, Kintaro winner of the 4 Core challenge, and Extreme winner of the 2 Core challenge.

Hero

Kintaro

Extreme

The contest was split into 3 different stages with 6 benchmarks, each offering its own Wprime challenge starting with 6 Core Wprime 32M & 1024M category, 4 Core Wprime 32M & 1024M category, and last but not least 2 Core Wprime 32M & 1024M category.

Winners Circle

Stage

Winner

Location

CPU

Overclock

GHz

6 Core (Wprime32+1024M)

Hero

China

Intel® Core™ i7 980X

OC + 90%

6.3 GHz

4 Core (Wprime32+1024M)

Kintaro

Greece

Intel® Core™ i7 920

OC +100%

5.32 GHz

2 Core (Wprime32+1024M)

Extreme

Iran

Intel® Core™ i5 655K

OC +80%

6.46 GHz

Congratulations to the winners. For his win, Hero will receive a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard, Kintaro will receive a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R motherboard, and Extreme will receive a GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3 motherboard.

To learn more about the GIGABYTE “Core Prime” contest, please visit: http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_core_prime.

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