At the Taipei Hackerspace, brand-new HWBOT man Timothée and Pieter try to find similar-minded spirits to kick-start the mobile device/architecture overclocking eco-system. We need to start overclocking the mobile! Read more ->
Just like any other year since 2009, HWBOT is hosting what our members refer to as the World Cup of Overclocking. This year, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Country Cup. The HWBOT Country Cup 2013 commences on November 1, and runs all the way until the end of December. In this period of two months, we are looking for the successor of last year's victors, Greece.
As the Country Cup tradition prescribes, overclockers settle the competition across different stages. This year there are eight stages, each having their own hardware restrictions and unique point algorithm. In each stage, the national overclocking teams must compete for the best average result. The average is based on a specific part of the hardware configuration, and a pre-defined amount of required scores. The participating countries are ranked first by the amount of scores that contribute to the average, and then by the average itself. This means that it is primarily important to have enough scores to complete the average score.
The mission for the Country Cup is the same as last year. Find your peers, engage your compatriots, and cooperate for your country's honor and glory! ... More Details Inside.
The registration period for every round of the Pro OC Cup is one month. Since the Q4 round kicked off on September 15, the deadline for registration is October 15. For those who are still contemplating participating in this round, note that registration consists of three steps. (1) Move to the Pro OC member category, (2) Join a Pro OC Team, and (3) Have at least one submission for your team. If you fail on one of the three requirements, you will not be able to participate in this round of the Pro OC Cup.
For this round, we welcome six new top overclockers. Steponz from USA, Gnidaol from Brazil, and no less than four(!) overclockers from Germany: BenchBros, Der8auer, Dancop, and Crazzzy85. Two members are currently still in the waiting room, Leeghoofd and OldScarface. Both moved to the Pro OC class, but have not chosen a team yet.
This round of the Pro OC Cup took off incredibly strong, with several top scores posted in the first week of the Cup. After almost a month, OCUKPro, the team of 8Pack and Hivizman, is in the lead. In all but one of the five stages, OCUKPro is top three ... Continue reading
This weekend in Moscow, Russia, the AOOC 2013 competition will get its conclusion. Although we are not present to cover the event or relay the scores, we will try to keep you update via the video feed of Overclocking-TV. They have been following the AOOC news quite closely, so let us sum things up. We have a look at the hardware, judges, benchmark and scoring algorithm, the participants, and of course, the live stream coverage from Overclocking-TV.