HyperX OC Takeover (HOT) - XTU

Stage: XTU open - closed since 4 Nov

Stage Details

  • XTU is closed since 4 November 2013.


  • Screenshot must contain: Intel XTU result, CPU-Z CPU tab, CPU-Z Memory tab, CPU-Z Motherboard tab, CPU-Z SPD tab of one of the modules installed
  • Must use official competition background: download
  • Only use Kingston Technology, HyperX memory
  • Only use ASUS motherboards.
  • Only use Intel processors.
  • Only use Cooler Master power supplies.
  • Picture must include: motherboard, memory, processor cooler and power supply during use
  • Attach a picture of the Kingston/HyperX module with the manufacturer label text clearly legible.
  • Only commercially available components are allowed. Engineering sample hardware is not allowed.
  • DDR3-2544 and DDR3-2800 HyperX memory modules are not allowed as they are not commercially available products.
  • Server class processors are not allowed.
  • Only use motherboards using Z87 chipset.

Currently top leader

Xtreme Addict 1557 marks good for 25 pts


Overclock your system with HyperX, ASUS, Intel and Cooler Master and you could win a prize package of products from all four companies plus a trip to the Finals in Las Vegas to compete for cash prizes of USD $2,000, USD $3,000 or even USD $5,000! The online contest on HWBOT includes three events — Max Memory Frequency, SuperPi 32M, and Intel XTU. Participants will submit their highest or fastest scores in each category.

The online contest will be divided in four 1-week periods (all times are PST):

  • Week 1: October 7, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 14, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 2: October 14, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 21, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 3: October 21, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 28, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 4: October 28, 2013 11:00 a.m. to November 4, 2013 10:59 a.m.

The five overclockers with the highest online points will qualify for the finals at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, with airfare and hotel covered. In addition, contestants can win a USD $1,000 bonus in each category if they set a new world record at the finals.

Online Prizes

  • Week 1: Win a bundle in our drawing
  • Week 2: Leader of each stage wins a bundle
  • Week 3: Another chance to win a bundle in our drawing
  • Week 4: The five finalists are selected

In January, the finalists will be flown to Las Vegas to compete for USD $10,000 in prizes:

  • 1st - USD $5,000
  • 2nd - USD $3,000
  • 3rd - USD $2,000

Plus each winner gets a prize bundle and there is a USD $1,000 bonus for each category for anyone who breaks the World Record.

Hardware brand restrictions for online qualifiers

  • Kingston® or HyperX® memory
  • ASUS motherboards with Intel 8 Series chipsets
  • Intel 4th generation processors (Haswell)
  • Cooler Master power supply

Hardware for offline finals will be provided to contestants. This includes processor, memory, motherboard, graphics card, power supply, air-cooler and peripherals. Additional hardware for liquid nitrogen use, such as smaller flasks, CPU and memory pots, thermometer, probes, insulation, batteries


Latest submissions for stage XTU

Score User Hardware Cooling
1205 marks congthanh Core i7 4770K Water (Custom)
1512 marks Vivi Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1507 marks DFORDOG Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1405 marks tiennham Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1419 marks r0yal_flush Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1541 marks 8 Pack Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1557 marks Xtreme Addict Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1403 marks manhquoc Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1483 marks l0ud_sil3nc3 Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen
1256 marks Mikecdm Core i7 4770K Liquid Nitrogen