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Old 08-31-2012, 02:34 PM   #1
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Default GIGABYTE's launches Classic Challenge II competition

Introducing the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II

Compete on Classic Benchmarks for the Chance to Win a GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7

City of Industry, California, August 31, 2012 GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II, the latest GIGABYTE overclocking competition hosted on

Open from September 1st through September 30th 2012, the GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II combines two exciting stages based on classic 3DMark01 and SuperPi 31M benchmarks. The overclocker with the highest points tally from both rounds will win a recently announced GIGBAYTE Z77X-UP7, with a 2nd place finish earning a GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH. Another Z77X-UP7 will be awarded to the entrant with the most GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II submissions on HWBOT.

The GIGABYTE Classic Challenge II

Stage 1: 3DMark 01 Low Clock Challenge

Overlockers will have to use all of their tweaking ingenuity to come out on top in this stage. Using any Z77 GIGABYTE motherboard, contestants must limit the CPU frequency to 5GHz while also restricting the Nature 3DMark 01 subtest to a maximum of 1340FPS.

Stage 2: SuperPi 32M Straight Up and All Out

A classic benchmark, this time served straight up. Submit the fasted times using any GIGABYTE Z77 board, using any compatible CPU.


Entrants must use the official competition background. Verification screenshots are required and must include; 3DMark01/SuperPI 32M score plus CPU-Z CPU/MEM/Mainboard tab. Entrants must include a picture of the rig used. The usual HWBOT submission and verification

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