Pro OC Cup Q3'13

As the first Pro OC Cup finished May 31, the second kicks off. Originally, we had planned a short break between the two Cups but thanks to Haswell's release early June, we are going ahead with it this month. The second Pro OC Cup runs from June 1 until August 31 12:00 GMT+0. Until July 1, Pro OC overclockers can register to participate in the Pro OC League. The first month of the competition is the transfer period: overclockers can create new teams, join existing ones, leave their current team, and even opt to quit Pro OC. After this registration period of one month, the teams and their line-up are fixed. There is no stepping back and no sudden stepping up to the game – if you are in, you is in. If you are out, you are out.

Offical Cup Hardware Sponsors

The following companies provide hardware for teams to compete with in this Cup. The sponsorship was open to all teams. If you are interesting in joining the Hardware Sponsorship program in next Pro OC Cups, feel free to get in touch via email at

Offical Cup Bounty Sponsors

The following companies provide bounty prize in this Cup. If you are interesting in joining the Bounty Prize Sponsorship program in next Pro OC Cups, feel free to get in touch via email at

Pro OC Cup Q3'13 Details

During the next two months, all teams can submit their results as they please. Two weeks before the end of the competition, on August 15 (12:00 GMT+0), an elimination takes place. Only the 10 best overclocking teams will be allowed to submit results in the last two weeks of the competition; for the rest the competition is over and the ranking will not change.

Just like the previous Pro OC Cup, the Q3'13 round consists of five different stages. The stages for this round are:

  • 3DMark Fire Strike Full Out
  • Super PI 32M
  • Memory Clock
  • IGP Cloud Gate
  • 3DMark06 Dual GPU Mainstream

For the first three stages, all hardware is eligible. The fourth stage is limited to integrated (on-die or on-PCB) GPUs only. The fifth and last stage is limited to Core i5 K-SKU and AMD FX-8150/8350 processors and Nvidia GTX660Ti and AMD HD 7870 graphics cards.

Each Pro OC Team can consist up to five members. The members are linked to the Pro OC Team and will no longer be participating in any of the other user leagues, excluding the Hardware Masters, for the duration of the Pro OC Cup. The members are not obliged to submit any results, so joining a team can be merely to point out you are part of the team. For example, if someone takes up the role as Team Manager, he or she may be responsible for finding sponsors but may never submit a single result. Once the Cup finishes, all members are free to stay with the team, leave it, or join another one. As each competition starts from scratch, moving from one team to the other will not affect the team’s ranking.


  • Pro OC Cup Q3'13 is closed since 31 August 2013.
  • This competition is between competition teams.
  • This is a Pro OC competition. It has been going for more than a month so registration is now closed.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.

HWBOT General Rules and Guidelines

Here at HWBOT we try our best to deliver a fair and enjoyable playing field for all those who participate in the rankings and competition. To be able to provide this kind of service we have tried to design some submission and general rules to help remove any doubts about whether something is allowed or not. Based on continued experience these rules will be updated, expanded and completed as time goes by. Please check back for any updates.