HWBOT OC Challenge April 2012

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A little later than usual, but here it is after all: the monthly HWBOT OC Challenge. This month, we'll go easy on the hardware limitations and go for a hardware category that is already quite competitive (read: many teams should have cards): the Nvidia GeForce 8800 series. All cards are allowed to be used, although I can imagine some will stand out in terms of performance per clock. There are three stages: 3DMark01 single GPU, 3DMark03 single GPU and (this wouldn't be HWBOT if we didn't do something strange) 3DMark06 'Full throttle'. This last stage has no limitation on the amount of GPUs that can be used, so you'll have to figure out how to get multiple cards running!

The scoring algoritm is the same as last month's challenge: 25-18-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

The competition background for this month is just a nice wallpaper I've found on the interwebs. Click to download: http://hwbot.org/blog/wp-content//nvidia-chip-is-on-fire-1920x12001.jpg (source: http://thehdwallpapers.net/nvidia-chip-is-on-fire-wallpapers)

A list of all applicable VGA cards:

Good luck to all teams!

Edit 13/04: just for clarification, Ivy Bridge CPUs are not allowed for this competition. Also not at the very last day.

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  • HWBOT OC Challenge April 2012 is closed since 30 April 2012.
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Discuss the competition at the HWBOT forum (56 comments)

Colombia saint19 says:

I.nfraR.ed said: Damn, I'm out. No LN2 supply this week and next week it will be already over.


He?....or do the max that you can do with dyce.

Bulgaria I.nfraR.ed says:

No way I can get dry ice as well. It's already late and no supplier works on Saturdays. Otherwise dice could have worked, yes. LN2 supplier said they will have delivery today, but they didn't. CPU can't reach max on water, but I'll try to improve my current scores anyway. Monday would have been an option, but it happens that next one is an official holiday here :). And it's the last day of the competition.

Colombia saint19 says:

I.nfraR.ed said: No way I can get dry ice as well. It's already late and no supplier works on Saturdays. Otherwise dice could have worked, yes.
LN2 supplier said they will have delivery today, but they didn't.
CPU can't reach max on water, but I'll try to improve my current scores anyway.
Monday would have been an option, but it happens that next one is an official holiday here :). And it's the last day of the competition.


I hate the "not delivery", well, good luck trying to do the best in this last competition days ;)

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