June 8, 2015 – HWBOT an organization regulating international overclocking competitions and rankings is proud to announce the conclusion of the Asian leg of the World Tour 2015 and the final results and winners of the both the Word Series and ROG Showdown competitions. “It was great to see so many overclockers from all around the globe take part in this World Tour event,” commented Pieter-Jan Plaisier, Director at HWBOT. “Our passion for overclocking is matched by a determination to bring the OC community and industry partners together to push the limits and above all, have a good time.”
After three days of gruelling and highly competitive overclocking let’s examine the results, the winners and prizes in detail.
ROG OC Showdown
Partners ASUS, ROG, HyperX, Seasonic, and Dimastech joined HWBOT to bring you the ROG OC Showdown Area, a space where World Tour participants could show off their overclocking talents on a specific set of benchmarks with thirteen specific targets including 3x World Records, and 1x Global First Place. Four seats were made available at the ROG OC Showdown Area for participants to compete and try to break records. Cash prizes were awarded to the overclocker who held the specific target at the end of the competition.
ROG OC Showdown Cash Prizes
- World Record – USD $750
- Global First Place – USD $250
- Hardware First Place – USD $250
Congrats to 8 Pack and der8auer who walked away with USD $2250 in cash. Applause to all who took part, making the ROG Showdown one of the most memorable OC contests in recent years.
Check the image below for benchmark winners and prize details: http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/rog_ocshowdown_area
HWBOT World Series Contest
During the World Tour event, every overclocker with a bench spot was eligible to compete in the HWBOT World Series competition. The three competition stages and hardware limitations were identical to the previous two World Series competitions held earlier this year in Canada and France, with points on offer for the OC-ESPORTS Official World Overclocking Ranking Season 2015.
The three stages were SuperPI 1M Hardware Points, Target Score, and Cinebench R15. Note: Hardware was limited to event partners; ASUS, HyperX, Intel, and Seasonic. In addition to points there were also plenty of prizes to be won as well.
World Series Prizes
Prizes donated by event partners included bench tables, a Strix GTX 980Ti graphics card, a Rampage V Extreme motherboard, a HyperX DDR4 Predator memory kit and a HyperX SSD.
Cash prizes for the top 3 places of the World Series were allotted from a prize purse that was double the revenue from event ticket sales:
- 1st Place – Lucky_n00b: USD $1680
- 2nd Place – bboyjezz: USD $1120
- 3rd Place – Bruno: USD $560
Here are the full scores and standings at the end of the contest: http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/ws15_asia
Making 2015 an OC Year to Remember
The Asian leg of the HWBOT Tour 2015 has been a phenomenal success. With Computex 2015 providing the perfect backdrop for several OC events and activities throughout the week, the HWBOT World Tour event represented a fitting climax at the end of a great week for overclocking. HWBOT would like to thank the sponsors involved in making the HWBOT World Tour possible. A big shout out to ASUS, ROG, HyperX, Seasonic, Dimastech and OverclockingTV. Finally, a huge thank you to all the overclockers whose attendance made the event such a success!
For those of you who were unable to attend the HWBOT World Tour event, you can catch up with all the action thanks to Overclocking-TV. Catch the stream on Twitch here: http://www.twitch.tv/overclockingtv. You can also check out photos from the event on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152985572221275.1073741856.148387966274&type=1. High-res pictures from the event can be downloaded from our media repository: http://url.hwbot.org/hwt2015_media.
For any questions regarding this event or the HWBOT World Tour in general, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org