GALAX Overclocking Carnival Grand Final 2017 Lands in Bangkok, Thailand

Twelve World Class Overclockers to Compete in the GALAX GOC 2017 Contest for $12,000 USD in Prize Money, Biggest Ever GOC Prize Pool

GALAX, an industry leading producer of high-performance graphics cards, memory and storage solutions, today announces the ninth edition of the GALAX Overclocking Carnival. The GALAX GOC 2017 contest will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25th, 2017, inviting twelve of the world’s most respected and feared overclockers to compete in an extreme overclocking contest with a $12,000 USD prize pool - the biggest ever offered in a live GOC overclocking contest.

“We are excited to again bring GOC to the world,” commented Jack Lee, Vice president of GALAX Sales and Marketing. “Every year we have gathered overclockers and gamers from different countries to celebrate the biggest annual event for GALAX. Please come and join us as we share our passion and excitement with all PC enthusiasts.”

GALAX GOC 2017 Grand Final: Contest Benchmarks and Hardware

The twelve overclockers who qualified from the GOC 2017 Qualification contest are invited to score as highly as possible across four benchmarks. Benchmarks scores may be attempted in any order within a 90 minutes allocated for each benchmark. Here are the benchmarks selected for the GOC 2017 contest:

  • Geekbench 3 Multi-Core
  • 3DMark Time Spy Extreme
  • 3Dmark Time Spy
  • GPUPI-1B

Contest rules stipulate that all contestants must use the following hardware:

  • GALAX HOF OC Lab Edition NVIDIA GeForce 1080 Ti (single card only - provided by GALAX)
  • Intel Core i7 7740X Processor (provided by GALAX)
  • Any Intel X299 Platform Motherboard
  • GALAX HOF DDR4 4133 HOF Memory (4x 8GB)

Read the full announcement from GALAX here on OC-ESPORTS.

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