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Kingpin Cooling Single GPU Competition with LN2 by Deanzo

Today we will have a glimpse into the world of competitive overclocking as Deanzo takes part in one of these events.

| Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 30, 2009 9:08 am

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Introduction

 

For this article we are going to jump into the world of competitive overclocking. Arguably one of the best overclockers in the business, Vince "Kingpin" Lucido has been hosting a 3DMark Vantage Competition at his home forum "Kingpincooling.com" over the last couple of weeks.

 

 

The rules are very simple:

 

- Any single GPU Video Card
- An i7 CPU with a capped speed of no more than 4750MHz
- 3DMark Vantage Performance
- No Cheating, which means no altering of the image quality in any way and the use of tools like SET FSB, Tweak IT etc. are banned
- Best Score Wins!

 

And win big you do; a very nice full set of sub zero cooling units (pictured above), which any serious overclocker would give their right arm for.

 

Though, you will need the skills of a mad scientist if you want a shot at the top prize. Soldering, temperature management and operating systems configuring are just some of the skills you will need to master.

 

Easy, right? Well, let's see which big guns come out to play.

 

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