MSI Sandy Bridge Evolution

Evolve your overclocking gear now! MSI, the world-renown mainboard and graphics card manufacturer, will be kicking off the “Sandy Bridge Evolution” contest at HWBOT ( Join the competition with any MSI 6 series mainboard between November 20 and December 17, 2011, for a chance to win MSI’s latest X79 mainboard and evolve your desktop overclocking experience!

This “MSI Sandy Bridge Evolution” contest is opened to overclockers worldwide, and requires MSI 6 series mainboards, N580GTX graphics cards and Intel 2500K or higher processors. The participants will compete on 3 benchmarks including Heaven DX11 Single GPU, Heaven DX9 IGP and Lowest CPU clock. Contest winners will receive MSI’s latest X79 mainboards and THORTECH’s brand new power supply unit. MSI mainboards and GeIL’s memory modules will also be provided to lucky draw winners.

The all-new MSI X79 mainboards adopt Military Class III components for the best quality and stability. Not only are all components MIL-STD-810G certified, the new mainboards come with the latest PCI Express Gen 3 bus and MSI's exclusive Click BIOS II to deliver the best possible performance and user-friendly tweaking experience. The OC Genie II also generates amazing performance increases in just one second.

How to WIN Provider Prize MSRP Info
Winner MSI MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) Frio Adv USD $330 Link
Runner-up MSI MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) USD $300 Link
Second runner-up Thortech THORTECH Thunderbolt 1000W Gold PSU USD $229 Link
Lucky Draw MSI MSI X79A-GD45 USD $260 Link
Lucky Draw MSI MSI X79MA-GD45 USD $230 Link
Lucky Draw GeIL GeIL EVO CORSA 1866MHz CL9 16GB Quad Channel Kit USD $179 Link


  • MSI Sandy Bridge Evolution is closed since 17 December 2011.
  • This competition is between Members.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.



  • Winner: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) Frio Adv

  • Runner-up: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D)

  • 2nd Runner-up: THORTECH Thunderbolt 1000W Gold PSU

  • Lucky Draw: MSI X79A-GD45

  • Lucky Draw: MSI X79MA-GD45

  • Lucky Draw: GeIL EVO CORSA 1866MHz CL9 16GB Quad Channel Kit

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