MSI MOA 2014 Class A EMEA Qualifier - 3DMark03

Stage: 3DMark03 open - closed since 15 Aug

Stage Details

  • 3DMark03 is closed since 15 August 2014.

LIMITATIONS

  • Only make submission with a MSI videocard.
  • Only make submissions with a Radeon R9 270, Radeon R9 270X, Radeon R9 280, Radeon R9 280X, Radeon R9 290, Radeon R9 290X videocard.
  • Use 1 videocard core(s) in total.
  • A verification link is required.
  • Only use MSI motherboards.
  • Only use motherboards using Z97 chipset.
  • Use 1 processor(s).
  • Only members of EMEA may participate.
  • Please attach a picture of your overclocking rig.
  • A verification screenshot is required.
  • Must use official competition background (download)
  • Not allowed: server CPUs, external power circuit, non-retail hardware, engineering samples, Lucid Virtu MVP, hardware that is not commercially available at the beginning of the competition.
  • Employee (either full-time or part-time) of any motherboard manufacturers is not eligible for the contest.
  • Screenshot must contain: CPU-Z CPU tab, CPU-Z motherboard tab, CPU-Z memory tab, GPU-Z (if 3D benchmark), benchmark (subtest) score(s) and settings, official MOA background.
  • Make sure to install the latest System Info. The 3DMark verification link must show all system details!

Currently top leader

za Vivi 262850 marks good for 25 pts

Participate

MSI officially kicks off the qualifying rounds of this year’s MSI Master Overclocking Arena (MOA), the global overclocking competition reaching its seventh annual event that has set a class of global overclocking masters. A true attraction for the most skilled overclockers to come and compete at the overclocking battleground. MSI shapes the start of this extreme event of the worldwide online qualifiers together with the world-class overclocking community website HWBOT.org on July 1st, 2014.

The Qualifier competition is separated into A and B Class. Only A Class branched into AM, EMEA and APAC regions, moreover, split USA in eastern and western conference. On the contrary, B class sets its own stage and open for worldwide contestants without divided in any region. Each group has different competition durations, rules and benchmarks. Every overclocker can only chose one of group to participate in. The best 18 online qualifier contestants will be invited to the MOA 2014 Grand Finals, with an opportunity to compete with the most extreme hardware gear in the world and win plentiful prizes.

Competition Details


Class A AM online qualifier

  • Start: July 1st, 00:00 GMT+0
  • End: July 31th, 20:00 GMT+0


Class A EMEA online qualifier

  • Start: July 15th, 00:00 GMT+0
  • End: August 15th, 20:00 GMT+0


Class A APAC online qualifier

  • Start: August 1th, 00:00 GMT+0
  • End: August 31th, 20:00 GMT+0


Class B qualifier

  • Start: July 1st, 00:00 GMT+0
  • End: August 31th, 20:00 GMT+0
  • Stages SuperPI 32M and Cinebench close August 15th, 20:00 GMT+0
  • Stages XTU and 3DMark03 close August 23rd, 20:00 GMT+0
  • Stage 3DMark Fire Strike closes August 31st, 20:00 GMT+0


The point distribution for each stage is as follows: 25-18-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. The winner is the person who collects the most points across all stages. In case of a tie, the winner is decided by the Heaven DX11 benchmark in Class A and the 3DMark Fire Strike benchmark in Class B

You can only compete in Class A or Class B

  • Class A Benchmarks: SuperPi 32M, 3DMark 03, Unigine Heaven
  • Class B Benchmark points: SuperPi 32M, Cinebench R15, XTU, 3DMark Fire Strike, 3DMark 03


The top 18 overclockers from different classes and regions will be invited to the MOA 2014 Grand Final. Only the highest ranked participant per country (for each round) will get a ticket to Grand Final. Last year's MOA finalists are not allowed to participate in Class B, only Class A.


CLASS A QUALIFIER RULES

  • Any MSI Z97 motherboard.
  • Use 1 CPU. Server CPUs (Xeon, Opteron) not allowed.
  • Any MSI R9 series graphics card. Single GPU.
  • External power circuit disallowed.
  • Only use hardware that is available for retail.
  • This competition is between Members. Employee (either full-time or part-time) of any motherboard manufacturers is not eligible for the contest.
  • Please attach a picture of your overclocking rig.
  • A verification screenshot is required.
  • A verification link is required (system info must be available!)
  • Must use official competition background
  • Not allowed: engineering samples, Lucid Virtu MVP, hardware that is not commercially available at the beginning of the competition.
  • Screenshot must contain: CPU-Z CPU tab, CPU-Z motherboard tab, CPU-Z memory tab, GPU-Z (if 3D benchmark), benchmark (subtest) score(s) and settings, official MOA background.


Prizes

Total 18 Grand Final tickets will be rewarded to contestants.

  • One overclocker per country in Class A and B.
  • Split USA in eastern and western conference in Class A.


Quantity Sponsor Prize MSRP
Class A Direct Ticket to MOA Grand Final (X15)MSI4x AM, 6x EMEA, 5x APACN/A
Class B Direct Ticket to MOA Grand Final (X3)MSI 3x GlobalN/A


Competition Background

3DMark03 Ranking

1
za Vivi - 262850 marks - 25 pts
2
dk zzolio - 261011 marks - 18 pts
4
de Moose83 - 258435 marks - 15 pts
5
me Perica_barii - 255838 marks - 14 pts
6
it giorgioprimo - 254812 marks - 13 pts
7
fr Wizerty - 251090 marks - 12 pts
8
fr Strat - 250893 marks - 11 pts
9
kz John_White - 244858 marks - 10 pts
10
ua cyclone - 235414 marks - 9 pts
11
de Dancop - 235309 marks - 8 pts
12
es [DRACO] - 227024 marks - 7 pts

Latest submissions for stage 3DMark03

Rankings or points out of date? Recalculate ranking
  Benchmark Score User Team Frequency Hardware Cooling
1. 3DMark03 250893 marks France Strat France Klan-OC 1520/1750 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   0
2. 3DMark03 260652 marks Poland Xtreme Addict Team Russia 1600/1725 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 1   0
3. 3DMark03 255838 marks Montenegro Perica_barii HW GURUS 1550/1700 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   0
4. 3DMark03 262850 marks South Africa Vivi South Africa Team South Africa 1650/1720 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 12   6
5. 3DMark03 254812 marks Italy giorgioprimo Italy Nexthardware 1600/1730 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   0
6. 3DMark03 235414 marks Ukraine cyclone Ukraine XtremeLabs.org 1450/1650 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   0
7. 3DMark03 251090 marks France Wizerty France French Legion 1550/1675 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   0
8. 3DMark03 258435 marks Germany Moose83 Germany Freeocen.de 1580/1750 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   1
9. 3DMark03 227024 marks Spain [DRACO] Spain Team REPRO BCN 1400/1500 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 0   1
10. 3DMark03 244858 marks Kazakhstan John_White Kazakhstan Bench!T.kz [OC Team] 1502/1700 MHz Radeon R9 290X LN2 2   1