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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today launched its ROG OC Showdown | Z97 competition for any overclocker using ASUS, ROG or TUF Z97 motherboards, in co-operation with HWBot.org. The competition will run for one month between 15th July to 15th August 2014, with the grand prize of a future ROG X99 motherboard, and $1,000 for any world record broken at the competition end. Benchmarks include Super Pi 32M, 3DMark Sky Diver and maximum CPU frequency attainable.
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Seeking the best 2D, 3D and Max CPU scores, the competition will focus on three areas for benchmarking:
- Maximum CPU frequency
- SuperPi 32M
- 3DMark Sky Diver
- Only use Asus motherboards.
- Only use motherboards using Z97 chipset.
- Use 1 processor(s).
- Single GPU graphics card
- Only use Asus graphics card
- Please attach a picture of your overclocking rig.
- Must use competition background (download) for SuperPI 32M and 3DMark Sky Diver
- Must supply verification link for CPU Frequency and 3DMark Sky Diver
- Not allowed: hardware sharing, engineering samples, Lucid Virtu MVP and hardware that is not commercially available at the beginning of the competition
- Employee of MB/VGA manufacturers can’t participate
- Please refer to the competition stage pages for more detailed information
|Grand Winner||Future ROG X99 Motherboard (at product launch)||1x|
|Stage Winner||Choice of any ROG Maximus VII series motherboard or ROG Matrix R9 290X graphics card||3x|
|Stage Runner-Up||Choice of Maximus VII Formula or Maximus VII Impact motherboard||3x|
|World Record||USD $1000||3x|
In case of a tie the SuperPI 32M score will determine the winner.
- ROG OC Showdown | Z97 is closed since 15 August 2014.
- This competition is between Members.
This competition is closed. You can no longer join.
This competition was open to everyone.