GIGABYTE 2010 Best 3D Overclocker Contest

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Ever feel like the world just doesn’t appreciate your greatness? Do you feel you have what it takes to be the next Paris Hilton®™ of the overclocking communtity? Here’s your chance to grab your 15 minutes of fame. GIGABYTE and HWBOT are looking for the world’s best 3D overclocker. Throughout the month of September and October, using any GIGABYTE motherboard, submit your best Unigine Heaven (typical settings) scores to HWBOT. The contest is split into 4 stages: 1x GPU, 2x GPU, 3x GPU and 4x GPU. Points for the highest scores will be awarded, and the overclocker with the most points wins.

The champion will receive a custom banner with the winner’s photo and nickname on the GIGABYTE motherboard home page (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/main.aspx?s=42), proving to all the world you are a GIGABYTE overclocking celebrity.

*Paris Hilton, nor the Paris Hilton®™ brand, is affiliated with this contest in any way, shape or form.

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  • GIGABYTE 2010 Best 3D Overclocker Contest is closed since 2 November 2010.
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Canada kirbster says:

Awesome! How do we collect?

Australia Dinos22 says:

it was just announced via press release so i guess you will get contacted soon :)

Be patient this sort of thing sometimes takes a bit of time :)




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-- GIGABYTE Announces Winner of Best 3D Overclocker Contest on HWBOT --
-- FtW Lives up to His Name and Becomes the Latest GIGABYTE OC Celebrity --
TAIPEI, Taiwan – November 10, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today proudly announced that FtW from Canada was the winner of the GIGABYTE 2010 Best 3D Overclocker contest hosted by HWBOT, scoring a total of 30 points with his 3 Unigine Heaven DX11 benchmark submissions using a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard.

With the recent introduction of the world’s first DX11 benchmark Unigine Heaven, GIGABYTE thought it would be fun to see who had the skills to be crowned world’s best 3D overclocker. Throughout the month of September and October, users submitted their best Unigine Heaven (typical settings) scores to HWBOT. The contest was split into 4 stages: 1x GPU, 2x GPU, 3x GPU and 4x GPU. Points for the highest scores were awarded, and FtW came out on top with 30 total points with the following submissions:

*Unigine Heaven DX11-Single GPU: 1576.68 DX11 Marks
*Unigine Heaven DX11-Dual GPU: 2707.75 DX11 Marks
*Unigine Heaven DX11-Triple GPU: 3437.93 DX11 Marks

As the winner, FtW will receive a custom banner with his photo and nickname on the GIGABYTE motherboard home page (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/main.aspx?s=42), proving to the entire world he is a GIGABYTE overclocking celebrity.
In addition, FtW will receive a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R motherboard and a fancy GIGABYTE Go OC T-shirt.

GIGABYTE also randomly selected from all the entries 4 participants who will each receive a GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3 motherboard and a Go OC T-shirt. GIGABTYE is pleased to announce the lucky winners are:
- Micul (http://hwbot.org/community/submission/1047713_)
- Extreme (http://hwbot.org/community/submission/1070378_)
- Kirbster (http://hwbot.org/community/submission/1057688_)
- Mother-Brain (http://hwbot.org/community/submission/1050237_)

Congratulations to all of the winners! For those of you who did not win this challenge, be sure to check out the next competition that started on November 1st and ends on December 18th: Core Prime Overclocking Contest on HWBOT.

To see the complete contest rules and winners, please visit:
http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_2010_best_3d

About GIGABYTE
GIGABYTE, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a global leading brand in the IT industry, with employees and business channels in almost every country. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a research and development team and has since taken the lead in the world's motherboard market. On top of motherboards and graphics accelerators, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, digital home entertainment appliances, networking servers, communications, mobile and handheld devices, servicing every facet of people's lives at home or business. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with the most innovative designs and impeccable quality and services. Visit www.gigabyte.com for more information.

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Canada kirbster says:

Thanks Dino!

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Prizes

  • GIGABYTE Overclocking Celebrity

    The champion will receive a custom banner with the winner’s photo and nickname on the GIGABYTE motherboard home page (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/main.aspx?s=42), proving to all the world you are a GIGABYTE overclocking celebrity.

    In addition, the winner of the competition will receive a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R and a fancy GIGABYTE Go OC T-shirt.

  • 4 Lucky Winners

    At the end of the competition, 4 participants will be randomly selected from all entries and will receive the GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3 and a fancy GIGABYTE Go OC T-shirt.

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.