Similar to the first challenge, respective winners in different categories will receive different prizes. However, this time GIGABYTE has added weekly prizes. The winner of highest Vantage overall will once again, receive USD $1500, the winner of highest GPU score will receive HD 5770 SO graphics card, and the winner with weekly precision challenge will be rewarded with one motherboard, including GA-MA785GMT-US2H, GA-MA74GMT-S, GA-890GPA-UD3, and GA-880GA-UD3H. The sum of all these wonderful prizes adds up to USD $2100. Competition will be held from May 1st to May 31st. Contestants are required to use ONLY GIGABYTE AMD motherboards and GIGABYTE HD 5000 series graphics cards (excluding HD 5800 and HD 5900 series).


  • OC GURU IS YOU – GIGABYTE AMD HD 5000 OC Challenge is closed since 31 May 2010.
  • This competition is between Members.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.


This competition was open to everyone.


  • Highest Vantage Overall: US $1500

    money.jpgThe overclocker who manages to grab the win in the 3DMark Vantage - Performance stage takes home a US $1500 cash prize.

  • Highest GPU score: GIGABYTE HD 5770 Super Overclock Series graphics card

    gv-r587so-1gd.JPGThe overclock who hits the highest score in the 3DMark Vantage - Performance: GPU Score stage will be the happy owner of a GIGABYTE HD 5700 Super Overclock Series graphics card.

  • Precision Challenge Winners: Various mainboard prizes

    Each week, the winner of the Precision Challenge will receive an AMD GIGABYTE mainboard. The mainboard differ from week to week.

    # Week 1: 3Dmark03 - GA-MA785GMT-US2H
    # Week 2: 3Dmark01 - GA-MA74GMT-S2H
    # Week 3: 3Dmark06 - GA-890GPA-UD3H
    # Week 4: 3Dmark05 - GA-880GA-UD3H

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