GIGABYTE announces the launch of a global Graphics Card overclocking competition, "OC Guru is You!". This event coincides with the recent announcement of GIGABYTE’s latest family of Graphics Cards, the Super Overclock Series. Contestants around the world are invited to upload the ultimate score at HWBOT. In total, three prizes are on the line: the winner of the 3DMark Vantage - Performance stage takes home a cheque of US $1500 and the winner of the GPU Score stage wins a GIGABYTE HD 5870 Super Overclock series graphics card with GPU Gauntlet Sorting and Ultra Durable VGA. In addition, one lucky participant will receive a GIGABYTE HD 5750 (GV-R575SL-1GI) just for submitting a score to the competition. The competition will be held from April 1st to April 30th. Please, pay close attention to the benchmark limitations: Gigabyte VGA and Gigabyte mainboard only!
- OC Guru is YOU! - GIGABYTE AMD HD 5870 OC Challenge is closed since 30 April 2010.
- This competition is between Members.
This competition is closed. You can no longer join.
- #1: 3DMark Vantage - Performance closed, ended on 30 April 2010
- #2: 3DMark Vantage - Performance: GPU score closed, ended on 30 April 2010
This competition was open to everyone.
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Highest GPU score: GIGABYTE HD 5870 Super Overclock Series graphics card
The overclock who hits the highest score in the 3DMark Vantage - Performance: GPU Score stage will be the happy owner of a GIGABYTE HD 5870 Super Overclock Series graphics card.
Highest Vantage Overall: US $1500
The overclocker who manages to grab the win in the 3DMark Vantage - Performance stage takes home a US $1500 cash prize.
Lucky Draw: GV-R575SL-1GI
One lucky participant will receive this passively cooled Gigabyte HD5750 at home ... just for being a participant! For more information, please visit: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/FileList/WebPage/vga_090306_sc/models04.html
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.