G.SKILL Announces OC World Cup 2023 Competition with $40,000 USD Total Cash Prize Pool

G.SKILL Announces OC World Cup 2023 Competition with $40,000 USD Total Cash Prize Pool



(24 February 2023) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading brand of performance overclock memory and PC components, is excited to announce the return of the 7th Annual OC World Cup 2023, after a 3-year hiatus. The G.SKILL OC World Cup extreme overclocking competition will begin with the Online Qualifier stage, held from March 1, 2023 until April 5, 2023 on hwbot.org. Then the top 9 overclockers of the online qualifier will become finalists, who are qualified to join the live competition at the G.SKILL booth during Computex 2023 week from May 30, 2023 to June 2, 2023 and compete for a portion of the $40,000 USD total cash prize pool, with the OC Champion title taking home $10,000 USD!



Most Anticipated Extreme Overclocking Event of the Year

With the participation of top extreme overclockers from around the world and carefully crafted rules designed to test the ability of each overclocker, the G.SKILL OC World Cup is considered to be one of the most challenging overclocking competition by professional overclockers. The G.SKILL OC World Cup consists of three rounds: Online Qualifier, Live Qualifier, and Grand Final. The top 9 overclockers of the Online Qualifier will be eligible to enter the Live Qualifier stage during the week of Computex 2023 at the G.SKILL booth, and the top 3 overclockers from the Live Qualifier stage will compete for the title of OC Champion in the Grand Final.


Online Qualifier: March 1, 2023 to April 5, 2023

Live Qualifier: May 30, 2023 to June 1, 2023

Grand Final: June 2, 2023



Online Qualifier Stage

The Online Qualifier stage will be hosted on hwbot.org between March 1, 2023 and April 5, 2023. This stage is open to all overclockers worldwide, and participants must use G.SKILL memory kits and designated Intel platforms to submit results across 4 overclock categories that tests each overclocker's skills: Highest Memory Frequency, Cinebench R15, Y-Cruncher – Pi-2.5b, and SuperPi 32M. For more event details and rules, as well as to participate in the Online Qualifier stage of the OC World Cup 2023.

Please visit the competition webpage at: https://esports.hwbot.org/#!/round/gskill_ocworldcup_2023_online_qualifier

Please visit the competition forum webpage at: https://community.hwbot.org/topic/223382-gskill-world-cup-online-qualifier



$40,000 USD Total Cash Prize Pool

For over a decade, G.SKILL has been involved with the overclocking community. To give back to the extreme overclocking community, G.SKILL is raising the total cash prize pool to $40,000 USD for OC World Cup 2023, a substantial increase from $25,000 in 2019 and one of the largest total cash prize pool among OC competition events. And following the tradition of the OC World Cup competition, the OC Champion of the Grand Final will take home the whopping grand prize of $10,000 USD – the largest single cash prize sum in the overclocking community.



7th Annual OC World Cup 2023 Prize Breakdown

OC Champion: $10,000 USD

2nd Place: $6,500 USD

3rd Place: $5,000 USD

4th Place: $4,200 USD

5th Place: $3,400 USD

6th Place: $3,000 USD

7th Place: $2,800 USD

8th Place: $2,600 USD

9th Place: $2,500 USD


Additionally, each of the top 9 overclockers in the Online Qualifier will receive a DDR5-7800 32GB (16GBx2) memory kit.


Furthermore, 3 lucky participants who complete all stages of the Online Qualifier will be randomly selected to win a DDR5-7200 32GB (16GBx2) memory kit.


For more information, please refer to the following link: https://www.gskill.com/community/1502239313/1677231383/G.SKILL-Announces-OC-World-Cup-2023-Competition-with-$40,000-USD-Total-Cash-Prize-Pool





Established in 1989, G.SKILL specializes in high-performance memory and provides PC component and peripheral products designed for PC gamers, professionals, overclockers, and enthusiasts around the world. Combining technical innovation and rock solid quality through our in-house memory testing lab and talented R&D team, G.SKILL continues to create ultra-performance overclock memory for each platform generation.


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