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G.Skill will host the OC World Cup 2014 and offer up a $10,00 cash prize to the winner.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Wed, Mar 19 2014 4:10 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

G.SKILL has announced that it will be hosting the 2014 G.SKILL OC World Cup overclocking contest. Winner of the contest will receive $10,000 in cash, one of the largest single cash prizes in competitive overclocking History. The G.SKILL OC World Cup will take place during the 2014 Computex trade-show held in Taipei Taiwan.

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To qualify for the event, online qualifiers will be held at HWBOT between March 24th and and April 27th which will include 3 Benchmarks including highest memory frequency, SuperPi 32M, and 3DMark Fire Strike. This will determine the top six online qualifiers to compete in the live finals at Computex 2014. "OC World Cup 2014 will be a great opportunity for extreme overclockers to showcase their skills to the world and a chance to take home the largest single cash prize in OC history, so overclockers better step up their game for a shot to win USD $10,000!" commented by Frank Hung - Product Marketing at G.SKILL

Prizes include:

  • OC World Cup Champion : USD $10,000
  • 2nd: G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2666MHz CL10 16GB(4x4GB) + G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2800MHz 32GB(4x8GB)
  • 3rd: G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2800MHz 32GB(4x8GB)
NEWS SOURCE:hwbot.org

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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