MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final

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Taipei, Taiwan - MSI, the leading global mainboard and graphics card manufacturer, is organizing the grand finals of the fifth edition of Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) 2012 dubbed “Steel World”. The grand finals that everyone has been waiting for will be held at the NTU Sports Center on September 28! Sixteen top teams consisting of overclockers selected through regional qualifiers will now travel to Taiwan for the clash of champions! In addition to the nail-biting overclocking arena, Popular Taiwanese idol Puff Guo will also lead the top 5 Steel Lovers, as voted by global users, into a live showdown! A range of events has also been organized specially for fans of MSI and MOA. Come and feel the heat at MOA 2012"Steel World"!

16 Overclocking Teams from Around the World Ready for Final Battle at NTU Sports Center on September 28

Finalists for the Master Overclocking Arena 2012 Worldwide Grand Final have emerged from the regional qualifiers for the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions, as well as the Futuremark LOC 2012 online overclocking tournament. Sixteen teams consisting of top overclockers from 14 countries around the world will now meet in Taiwan. On September 28th, the final battle will be held at NTU Sports Center to see who claims the title of MOA 2012 Champion!To warm up the MOA 2012 event, web users can visit the voting event site to predict the champion team; you might get a chance to win the weekly lucky draw!


Country Team Name Contestants Qualified from
1 Romania LAB501 matose Monstru MOA 2011 Champion Team

(MOA 2012 Seed Team)

2 USA Team_USA Splave Romdominance MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 1st place
3 Brazil / Indonesia Fusion Overclocking Team Rbuass Hazzan MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 2nd place
4 Brazil Loading CFX5BR Gnidaol OverHeat MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 3rd place
5 Poland Xtreme Team Xtreme Addict Piwor MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 1st place
6 Ukraine T0lsty cyclone MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 2nd place
7 Greece HwBox Hellas OC Team Aristidis Stelios MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 3rd place
8 Poland ASD Crew ryba Joanna MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 4th place
9 Russia Federation Team Russia Smoke 12 MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 5th place
10 Indonesia I.R.I.S Lucky_n00b MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 1st place
11 Australia /New Zealand SniperOZ Deanzo MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 2nd place
12 Australia Team Mipmap SOOGE Pula (jjjc_93) MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 3rd place
13 Korea Team_MPBK OC_Windforce Littleboy MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 4th place
14 South Africa Team-SA dRweEz ViVi LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 score, Performance Preset, single GPU-categories winner
15 Montenegro /
HW GURUS team Perica_barii Quake LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 Physics Score, a test of pure CPU performance-categories winner
16 Indonesia JagatReview-Binus CE Coldest bboyjezz LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 Graphics Score, Performance Preset, Multiple GPUs - categories winner


Event Guide

MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final Roadmap



13 April 2012 - 11 May 2012: MSI MOA 2012 AM Qualifier
18 May 2012 - 14 June 2012: MSI MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier
28 September 2012 - 28 September 2012: MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final
15 June 2012 - 12 July 2012: MSI MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier
27 July 2012 - 23 August 2012: Futuremark Lords of Overclocking 2012
28 September 2012 - 30 September 2012: MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final Online Battle


  • MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final is not hosted on HWBOT. It runs from 28 September 2012 until 28 September 2012. More information here.
  • This competition is between competition teams.