-- GIGABYTE Declares Team Australia as GO OC 2009 Pan Asia Champions --
-- Team Australia (and New Zealand) go through to compete in the GO OC 2009 grand final at Computex --
Taipei, Taiwan, April 9th, 2009 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today released the results of the Pan Asian and African GO OC 2009 (GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship) final held in Bangkok, Thailand on April 5th. The winners, Dinos22 from Australia and Deanzo from New Zealand, will go through to represent Pan Asia and Africa at the GO OC Global final at Computex this year. Taiwan's Nick and Hyde were the first runners-up while the team from Thailand with Audigy and NiNe_iZe were the second runners-up. The scores for the winners can be seen in the table below:
Highlighting the calibre of the competitors at the event, a new 3D Mark world record of 31,081 was set by the Australian team for 2 x GeForce GTX 260 VGA cards (using the GIGABYTE GV-N26OC-896H-B). Other components used include an Intel® Core™ i7 965 CPU, GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD4P motherboard and GV-N26OC-896H-B graphics, Kingston KHX16000D3K3/3GX memory and ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ 1050W power supply.
As the industry's largest and most successful global overclocking competition, GO OC requires assistance from supporters - companies who seek to aid the development of overclocking and show their support for the fast growing overclocking community. Through the top-notch hardware and support from the GO OC 2009 official sponsors - Intel, NVIDIA, Kingston and ENERMAX, as well as special sponsorship for the Pan Asia regional finals provided by Microsoft, LG and Dolby, these sponsor companies are helping to give overclocking and overclockers the global attention and respect they deserve.
Event coverage from attending media is starting to appear online:
1. Australia: (video content) http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/2713/gigabyte_go_oc_2009_asia_regional_final_event_coverage/index.html#Thanks-for-voting
2. Thailand: http://www.i3.in.th/news/view/584/1
3. Taiwan: http://www.xfastest.com/viewthread.php?tid=20796
4. Taiwan: http://www.coolaler.com/content/
5. Singapore: http://www.hardwarezone.com/articles/view.php?cid=18&id=2859