Taipei, Taiwan (9 June 2018) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce the winner of the 5th Annual OC World Cup 2018 – major congratulations to Dancop from Germany on winning the title of OC World Cup Champion and taking home the ultimate grand prize of $10,000 USD! Special thanks to our sponsors from Intel, Samsung, and Kingpin Cooling, as well as all our motherboard venders and master judges for making this event possible.
The annual G.SKILL OC World Cup is known as one of the biggest overclocking competition with the largest single cash prize for the champion at $10,000 USD. The top six qualified contestants from the online qualifier stage – Alex@ro, Dancop, Lau Kin Lam, Lucky_noob, rsannino, and rtsurfer – competed head-to-head, live in front of worldwide audiences from the tech industry at the G.SKILL Computex booth. In the Grand Final stage, the two finalists – Alex@ro and Dancop – were racing neck-to-neck with both contestants using Intel® Core™ i7-8700K processors and ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X APEX motherboards, until the final moments when Dancop came out on top and won the competition. The intense competition brought out the overclocking spirit from each competitor, pushing each hardware platform to its maximum performance limits under extreme sub-zero liquid nitrogen cooling.
G.SKILL also would like to specially thank the master judges – Hiwa, Steponz, and l0ud_Silence, as well as the administrators at HWBOT. This perfectly executed competition wouldn’t have been possible without their dedication and effort.
Established in 1989 by PC hardware enthusiasts, G.SKILL specializes in high performance memory, SSD products, and gaming peripherals designed for PC gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Combining technical innovation and rock solid quality through our in-house testing lab and talented R&D team, G.SKILL continues to create record-breaking memory for each generation of hardware and hold the no. 1 brand title in overclocking memory.