GIGABYTE OC Winter Whiteout

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Taipei, Taiwan, December 20, 2012 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces its latest overclocking competition, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’, an open overclocking competition hosted at HWBOT. The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ also features a special bonus prize for the snowiest and most festive submission photo.

The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ starts today, running until January 20th 2013 and is open to all overclockers using any Intel® processor on any compatible GIGABYTE motherboard. The competition centers around three key stages, each containing a 3D benchmark with specific limitations imposed to level the playing field. A GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard plus, a Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooler will be awarded for the winner of each stage.

Show us Your Winter Wonderland Submission Photos

As a special bonus, the ‘Winter OC Whiteout’ will also offer a prize for the submission photo that most creatively inspires the festive spirit. So make sure to snap your submission photo when your LN2 pot is at it absolute snowiest.

On January 10th 2012, the ten snowiest and most festive submission photos will be added to the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column Facebook page. The photo that receives the most Facebook ‘likes’ by midnight on January 20th 2012, claims the prize. The bonus winner will receive a GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard plus a Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset.

Prize list

How to WIN Provider Prize Info
Stage Winner GIGABYTE GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H Link
Cooler Master Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooling kit Link
Winter Wonderland Bonus Prize GIGABYTE GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 Link
Cooler Master Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset Link

Participate

  • GIGABYTE OC Winter Whiteout is closed since 20 January 2013.
  • This competition is between Members.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.

Comments

Discuss the competition at the HWBOT forum (90 comments)

United States techjesse says:

Congrats to all the Winners, great Benching guys :) TJ

United States zeneffect says:

Great competition to watch. Sorry that I couldnt participate more, but Im several thousand miles away from any of my hardware.

Thanks Gigabyte! Looking forward to the next one :)

Indonesia xgamespati says:

Xtreme Addict said: It was too easy :D I thought that someone with golden Lightning would have done results to grab 3 boards...


congratulations bro..

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Participants

This competition was open to everyone.

Prizes

  • Stage Winners

  • Winter Wonderland Bonus Prize

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.