Rauf (Sweden) Wins Alza OC Cup 2017

A few days ago we came to the conclusion of the Alza OC Cup here on OC-ESPORTS. Running from August 4th to September 4th, the contest was sponsored by Alza, one Europe’s biggest electronic goods e-retailers. At the end of the contest we find Rauf from Sweden dominate the proceedings with four straight wins in each stage of the contest. In runner up spot we have World No.2 Extreme Addict from Poland, while third place goes to French legend Wizerty. Let’s take a look at the scoring in each stage of the contest as well a glance at the great prizes Alza has lined up for the winners:

Alza OC Cup 2017: August 4th - September 4th 2017

The Alza OC Cup contest consists of four individual stages that are designed to test your skills at pushing raw PC performance to the edge. Being a European company, the Alza Cup 2017 contest is open to European HWBOT members only. Here is a breakdown of the individual stages involved:

Alza OC Cup 2017 - Stages and Benchmarks

  • Stage 1: Intel XTU
  • Stage 2: GPUPI for CPU - 100M
  • Stage 3: SuperPI 32M
  • Stage 4: Geekbench3 Single Core

Hardware Restrictions

The Alza OC Cup is simple to understand in terms of what hardware you may or may not use. The contest allows any processors based on the Intel Socket LGA1150, LGA1151 and LGA1155. This means pretty much any Intel platforms you have going as far back as Sandy Bridge. There are no restrictions on motherboard or memory brands and no limitations on CPU frequency. Commercially available hardware only (no ES).

Read the full contest roundup article here on OC-ESPORTS which includes all the winners including the contest’s Lucky Prize Draw winner.


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