ASRock FM2 A10 OC Competition

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The world's leading motherboard brand ASRock announced today its latest overclocking competition with HWBOT "ASRock FM2 A10 OC COMPETITION," which will be separated into two benchmarks: CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance. The participants will be competing for the highest CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance score submissions to HWBOT.

The contest starts from September 23rd and runs until October 21st, it is open to all overclockers with ASRock FM2 or FM2+ series motherboards and AMD A10 series APUs. The total prize is worth more than USD $10,000 dollars and the final champion of each benchmark will be awarded with a top prize worth $2,800 dollars value. If the final winning score breaks the world record, it will be awarded with an additional USD $1,000 cash prize. With the grand prize and the sponsorship from AMD, PowerColor, ADATA, and Thermaltake, ASRock FM2 A10 OC COMPETITION will be the most attractive OC event for worldwide overclocking enthusiasts.

The contest includes two benchmarks: CPU-Z and 3DMark11. The scores will be reviewed on a weekly basis and the highest scores will be the week's winner. The participant who submits the highest score within these four weeks will be the final champion for each group respectively. The final champions will be awarded with prizes worth USD $2,800 dollars.

ASRock's latest FM2+ series motherboards are based on AMD's most high end A88X chipset, and the socket will support both FM2+ and FM2 APUs.

Although the new FM2+ "Kaveri" APUs will not be available until next year, AMD fans can still get the latest ASRock FM2+ motherboards that also support FM2 APUs first right now, and then wait for the upcoming FM2+ APUs. Moreover, the easy single click overclocking technology X-Boost will also be implemented on this motherboard, so that users may receive an extra 15.77% performance boost! With the FM2+ series motherboards, participants can enjoy the OC competition challenge and get the exclusive opportunity to break world records!

Prize Overview

How To Win
Sponsor
Prize
Value
Break World Record
(2 total)
ASRock USD $1,000 Cash USD $2,000
Overall Stage Champion
(2 total)
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 + USD $1,000 Cash USD $2,800
AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-9370
Adata XPG SX910 256GB
XPG V2 DDR3-2400 8GBx2
PowercolorPCS+ HD7870 GHz Edition 2GB GDDR5
PCS+ HD7850 2GB GDDR5
Thermaltake Toughpower XT Gold 1475W
Water 2.0 Performer
Week 1 Stage Winner
(2 total)
AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8320 USD $650
ADATA XPG SX910 128GB
PowercolorPCS+ HD7850 2GB GDDR5
ThermaltakeSMART M450W
Water 2.0 Performer
Week 2 Stage Winner
(2 total)
AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8320 USD $650
ADATA XPG SX910 128GB
PowercolorPCS+ HD7850 2GB GDDR5
ThermaltakeSMART M550W (CPU-Z stage)
SMART M450W (3DMark stage)
Water 2.0 Performer
Week 3 Stage Winner
(2 total)
AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8320 USD $650
ADATA XPG SX910 128GB
PowercolorPCS+ HD7850 2GB GDDR5
ThermaltakeSMART M550W (CPU-Z stage)
SMART M450W (3DMark stage)
Water 2.0 Performer
Week 4 Stage Winner
(2 total)
AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8320 USD $650
ADATA XPG SX910 128GB
PowercolorPCS+ HD7850 2GB GDDR5
ThermaltakeSMART M550W (CPU-Z stage)
SMART M450W (3DMark stage)
Water 2.0 Performer

Prizes Pictures

For more information on the prizes and images, check out the ASRock Micro-site

  • Prizes for CPU Frequency, CLICK
  • Prizes for 3DMark11 Performance, CLICK

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  • ASRock FM2 A10 OC Competition is closed since 21 October 2013.
  • This competition is between Members.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.

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ASRock FM2 A10 OC Competition

CPU-Z Rules

  • Competition Duration: 2013/9/23 11:00 am (GMT+8) until 2013/10/21 11:00am (GMT+8)
  • The final winner will be announced at 2013/10/24 11:00(GMT+8) on ASRock official microsite and HWBOT website.
  • Entry period runs from September 23rd, 11 am GMT+8 to October 21st, 11am GMT+8, divided into 4 weekly periods.
  • The period of uploading score is as below:

    • 9/23 11:00am - 9/30 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 9/30 11:01am - 10/7 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 10/7 11:01 am - 10/14 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 10/14 11:01 am - 10/21 11:00am (GMT+8)
  • Any participants breaks the world record of the A10 Series CPU-Z frequency record will be awarded with additional USD $1,000

CPUZ CPU Frequency WR Target: 8203 MHz. ASRock and HWBOT reserve the right to update the world record during the competition.

Contest Rules

  • Participants only can only use ASRock FM2/FM2+ Series Motherboard
  • This category is open to all users. Highest CPU-Z Mhz wins.
  • The result must be validated by CPUZ website. Picture by camera is not acceptable.
  • Participants can use APU/IGP or discrete VGA card to join the competition. There's no limitation on the model and brand of the VGA card.
  • Must use commercially available components. Engineering sample hardware is not allowed
  • No limit to number of entries, try as many times as you want to win!
  • Weekly prizes are awarded to the highest scoring contestants during that week
  • Each contestant is only eligible to win 1 prize. Grand prize or weekly, no repeat winners
  • If a contestant qualifies for multiple prizes, he/she will win the Grand Prize or the first weekly prize he/she qualified for
  • All prizes will pass to the next contestants in score order who is not yet qualified to win any prizes
  • HWBOT and the sponsors reserve the right to reject any entry
  • All the prized will be shipped to the winner within 30 days from ASRock.
  • ASRock reserves the right to change the rules during the competition.
  • More detail, please visit: http://oc.asrock.com/FM2A10

Enter contest now

  • Sign in with your existing HWBOT account to submit your contact details to win prizes.
  • Entries must not be marked private and validated to be eligible for prizes for top scores
  • This competition is open to everyone. You can join by simply submitting a score.

3DMark 11 Performance

  • Competition Duration: 2013/9/23 11:00 am (GMT+8) ~2013/10/2111:00am (GMT+8)
  • The final winner will be announced at 2013/10/24 11:00(GMT+8) on ASRock official microsite and HWBOT website.
  • Entry period runs from September 23rd, 11 am GMT+8 to October 21st, 11am GMT+8, divided into 4 weekly periods.
  • The period of uploading score is as below:
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    • 9/23 11:00am - 9/30 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 9/30 11:01am - 10/7 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 10/7 11:01 am - 10/14 11:00am (GMT+8)
    • 10/14 11:01 am - 10/21 11:00am (GMT+8)
  • Any participants breaks the world record of the 3DMark 11 Performance score by APU/IGP will be awarded with additional USD $1,000

3DMark11 Performance IGP WR Target: 2732. ASRock and HWBOT reserve the right to update the world record during the competition.

Contest Rules

  • Participants only can use ASRock FM2/FM2+ Series Motherboard
  • This category is open to all 3DMark 11 users.
  • Must use the Performance preset, highest 3DMark 11 score wins
  • Only APU is allowed to join this competition. User can't use discrete VGA card.
  • Lucid Virtu MVP is not allowed to use in this competition
  • Must use commercially available components. Engineering sample hardware is not allowed
  • Participants must add a system screenshot with all the software windows from the screenshot example.
  • No limit to number of entries, try as many times as you want to win!
  • Weekly prizes are awarded to the highest scoring contestants during that week
  • Each contestant is only eligible to win 1 prize. Grand prize or weekly, no repeat winners
  • If a contestant qualifies for multiple prizes, he/she will win the Grand Prize or the first weekly prize he/she qualified for
  • All prizes will pass to the next contestants in score order who is not yet qualified to win any prizes
  • HWBOT and the sponsors reserve the right to reject any entry
  • Entries must not be marked private and validated to be eligible for prizes for top scores
  • Any 3DMark 11 versions are allowed, System Info must be enabled for verifying the system specs.
  • All the prized will be shipped to the winner within 30 days from ASRock.
  • ASRock reserves the right to change the rules during the competition.
  • More detail, please entry: http://oc.asrock.com/FM2A10

Enter contest now

  • It's free to download 3DMark 11 to enter this online contest simply submit your 3DMark11 score to HWBOT.
  • But validation link which generated by uploading score to Futuremark website is required by your own submission on HWBOT.
  • Sign in with your existing HWBOT account to submit your contact details to win prizes.

HWBOT General Rules and Guidelines

Here at HWBOT we try our best to deliver a fair and enjoyable playing field for all those who participate in the rankings and competition. To be able to provide this kind of service we have tried to design some submission and general rules to help remove any doubts about whether something is allowed or not. Based on continued experience these rules will be updated, expanded and completed as time goes by. Please check back for any updates.