HWBOT Team Cup 2012 – Kicks Off June 1

HWBOT Team Cup 2012 – Kicks Off June 1

Following the spirit of the HWBOT Country Cup-series, on June 1st we’re kicking off our first HWBOT Team Cup competition. Similar to the Country Cup, the Team Cup is all about group effort and joining forces. Only, this time, you’ll be competing for the glory of your team!

The HWBOT Team Cup 2012 features 6 different sub-competitions, each focusing on different hardware and benchmarks and runs for a period of 3 months (June-July-August). More than enough time to gather the troops and aim for the highest spot! Good luck!

The Format

The Cup is, as previously mentioned, divided into 6 sub-competitions. For each sub-competition, you can gather points based on the team’s final position in the sub-competition. In the end, the team with the most points wins the competition … it’s as simple as that! Similar to last year’s Country Cup, there are three different sub-competition levels:

  • Level 1: 13 stages, 3 months.
  • Level 2: 7 stages, 1.5 months.
  • Level 3: 5 stages, 1 month.

The point distribution is as follows:

  • Stage points (all levels): 25-18-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

Update:: due to the level of complexity, we have changed the format for the overall Team Cup ranking. The ranking of the 2012 competition is based on the points you gather in each sub-contest. For a level 1 competition, this means you can gather as much as 325pts if you are 1st in all stages of that competition. Those 325pts will all count for your Team Cup ranking.

The Competitions

Now that we know how the competition works, let’s have a look at the competition details.

Sub-competition 1:

“GeForce History Tour”

Sub-competition 2:

“Core 2 OC”

Sub-competition 3:

“Memory Clock”

LevelLevel 1Level 2Level 2
StartJune 1st 00h00 GMT+2June 1st 00h00 GMT+2July 15th 12h00 GMT+2
EndSeptember 1st 00h00 GMT+2July 15th 12h00 GMT+2September 1st 00h00 GMT+2
Benchmark3DMark03, single GPUUCBench2011CPU-Z validation
Stages
  • S1: GeForce 256 series
  • S2: GeForce 2 series
  • S3: GeForce 3 series
  • S4: GeForce 4 series
  • S5: GeForce 5 series
  • S6: GeForce 6 series
  • S7: GeForce 7 series
  • S8: GeForce 8 series
  • S9: GeForce 9 series
  • S10: GeForce 200 series
  • S11: GeForce 400 series
  • S12: GeForce 500 series
  • S13: GeForce 600 series
  • S1: Core 2 8000 series
  • S2: Core 2 7000 series
  • S3: Core 2 6000 series
  • S4: Core 2 5000 series
  • S5: Core 2 4000 series
  • S6: Core 2 3000 series
  • S7: Core 2 2000 series
  • S1: EDO
  • S2: FB-dimm
  • S3: RD-ram
  • S4: SD-ram
  • S5: DDR
  • S6: DDR2
  • S7: DDR3

Sub-competition 4:

“The AMD Family”

Sub-competition 5:

“IGP Platform”

Sub-competition 6:

“PCMark05 xCore”

LevelLevel 3Level 3Level 3
StartJune 1st 00h00 GMT+2July 1st 00h00 GMT+2August 1st 00h00 GMT+2
EndJuly 1st 00h00 GMT+2August 1st 00h00 GMT+2September 1st 00h00 GMT+2
BenchmarkSuperPI 32M3DMark06PCMark05
Stages
    • K6
    • K7
    • K8
    • K10
    • Vision
  • Llano

  • GMA HD
  • AMD HD3000/4000
  • GeForce IGP
  • GMA series
  • 1x CPUcore
  • 2x CPUcore
  • 3x CPUcore
  • 4x CPUcore
  • 6x CPUcore

The Prizes

Several of our partners already committed to providing prizes for the competition. We’ll be updating you on the exact prize list during the course of this month!


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