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-- GIGABYTE Announces 'Xmas & New Year Contest' --

Posted: Dec 16, 2011 1:52 am | Contests & Giveaways Press Releases

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City of Industry, California, December 15th 2011 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the 'Xmas and New Year Contest', its latest overclocking competition run in conjunction with


The GIGABYTE 'Xmas and New Year Contest' is open to all Overclockers using any AMD APU on any GIGABYTE socket F1 A75 or A55 series motherboard , using any cooling solution. The contest winner will take home a GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 motherboard, with second and third place taking a GA-990FXA-UD3.


Giving you a valid reason to get down to some serious overclocking fun during this year's festive season, the GIGABYTE 'Xmas and New Year Contest' will contain three cunning stages, each crafted to test your overclocking powers, while also giving you an excuse to avoid the in-laws.


'Xmas and New Year Contest' Stages:

1. Highest HyperTransport Bus (CPUz)

2. Highest Memory Speed (CPUz)

3. Lowest CPU Frequency (CPUz)


This contest will run from December 15th 2011 with final score submissions until midnight on January 31st 2012. Note: In the event of a tied score, the highest Memory Speed will determine the winner.


Good luck everybody!


For complete contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest page hosted on

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