G.SKILL announces two 'major extreme' OC events for Computex next week

G.SKILL will be taking center stage at Computex 2015 next week with not one, but two overclocking events.

@anthony256
Published Mon, May 25 2015 9:11 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:07 PM CST

G.SKILL has announced two "major extreme" overclocking events at Computex 2015, which takes place between June 2-6 in Taipei, Taiwan. The two events will be the OC World Cup 2015, and the OC World Record Stage 2015.

G.SKILL announces two 'major extreme' OC events for Computex next week | TweakTown.com

These two OC events will see 19 world-class overclockers, five motherboard vendors, and three hardware sponsors taking part in what is sure to be, a huge event. Intel and Samsung have jumped on board with G.SKILL, as well as ASRock, ASUS, EVGA, GIGABYTE and MSI. The overclockers will be using the latest X99 motherboards with the Intel Core i7-5960X processor and G.SKILL memory to try and break records.

G.SKILL has said that the six winners fro mteh OC World Cup online qualifiers, Dancop, dRweEz, Hazzan, Vivi, Lam@Capital and Xtreme Addict, will take part in a "live stage" battle for their share in a cash prize pool of $16,200. The battle begins with a three-day Live Qualifier, with the two top scoring overclockers from four benchmarks will go through to the Grand Finals on June 5. The Grand Finals Champion will walk away with a very cool $10,000.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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