Most Valuable Submission of Week 32, 2017: Gold for Hicookie (TW), Splave (US), $@39@ (GR), Sonofatech (US) and TimmyTechTV (US)

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In Week 32 of 2017, we received 3875 benchmark results from 844 registered overclockers around the world. The majority of the submissions is coming from Rookie overclockers representing 58% of the active community. They were responsible for 36% of the submissions. We had a peek at the most valuable submissions in a breakdown per league.

Last week was pretty exciting with the launch of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 16-core CPU and the unveiling of performance of Intels Core i9-7960X overclocked. A number of select overclockers were able to pre-test the capabilities of these processors and as a result we saw a number of World Records and Global First Places fall. First up is Hicookie from Taiwan with a World Record in the HWBOT X265 1080P benchmark. Hicookie scores 168.44 FPS with a Core i9 7960X at 5351 MHz and surpassed a 4x Xeon E7 8867 V3 system in the process. Next up is Splave from United States with a World Record in the Unigine Heaven Xtreme preset. Splave scores 11736.45 marks with a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti at 2550/1500 MHz and a 7.1 GHz Core i7-7740X processor. Third mention of the week is $@39@ from Greece with a Hardware First Place in the GeForce GTX 580 3DMark01 category. The Greek scored 194751 marks combining a Core i7-7700K at 7 GHz with the graphics card at 1300/1200 MHz.

Now we arrive at two entries from the non-extreme cooling classes. First up is Sonofatech from the Unites States with a Global First Place in the 88xCPU category and overall silver in Cinebench R15. Following the 5000 points by the Core i9-7960X processor, he submitted 9015 cb with no less than 4 Intel Xeon E7 8880 V4 processors. That's 176 threads of power. But during the week he was surpassed by TimmyTechTV who benchmarked a quad Xeon E7 8890 V4 system featuring 96 CPU cores and 192 threads. With the system TimmyTechTV blew the Cinebench R15 World Record out of the water with a score of 9588 cb.

Congratulations to everyone making the leaderboard!

The most used hardware components of Week 32 are the Core i7 7700K (13.9%), GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (10.1%) and the ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex (3.0%). In total the community used 310 different CPUs, 237 different GPUs and 741 different motherboards.

The overclocking results submitted during Week 32 generated in total 1360 World Record Points, 6709.2 Global Points, and 5675 Hardware Points. The distribution per League is as follows: 26% for Elite, 30% for Extreme, 8% for Apprentice, 17% for Enthusiast, 8% for Novice, and 19% for Rookie. The representation of the active community is as follows: 2% Elite, 8% Extreme, 4% Apprentice, 19% Enthusiast, 9% Novice, and 58% Rookie.

Most Valuable Submissions - Week 32, 2017

League CPU Benchmark GPU Benchmark Hardware Points
Elite Hicookie 124.5 pts (WR!) Splave 228.4 pts (WR!) H2o vs. Ln2 30.7 pts
Extreme TheOverclocker 95.1 pts (GFP!) SergeyR 100 pts $@39@ 49.8 pts
Apprentice Davestarrr 37 pts Totalnet 34.9 pts Davestarrr 24.1 pts
Enthusiast Andressergio 36.9 pts Andressergio 33.5 pts Andressergio 22.8 pts
Novice Sonofatech 86.9 pts (GFP!) Slovak_killer 19.9 pts Rpg1 24.6 pts
Rookie TimmyTechTV 113 pts (WR!) Motek99 26.1 pts JMTH 23.5 pts

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