Competition of Skill for over $2,600 USD in Prizes

Taipei, Taiwan, March 27, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is excited to announce the start of April Extreme Clocking 2017, the second of four contests in GIGABYTE’s 2017 overclocking season. In these contests, overclockers can earn bragging rights along with a bundle of top-notch hardware from a total prize pool of over $2,600 USD worth of computer hardware that any enthusiast would want to have. Novices—no need to fret as a lucky draw is also part of this competition, where prizes including an AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 are up for grabs is available for participants who submit scores in all stages of the competition.

This competition is not just about pushing the limits but more of how well you know your PC. By testing who can hit different scores on XTU, competitors must tune their PC using precise settings. In each of these challenges participants who get closest to the XTU target receive a point. The top 3 participants who have the most points by the end of the contest gets to take home the prize!

April Extreme Clocking: April 1st, 2017 – April 30th, 2017

1st Place Prize

  • GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
  • Intel Core i7-7700K ($349.99 USD)
  • G.SKILL TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3600 Memory ($159.99 USD)

2nd Place Prize

  • GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
  • Intel Core i7-7700K ($349.99 USD)
  • G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3600 Memory ($159.99 USD)

3rd Place Prize

  • GIGABYTE Z270X-Gaming SOC ($239.99 USD)
  • Enermax Platimax 850W ($169.99 USD)
  • Enermax LiqMax II AiO Liquid Cooler ($89.99 USD)

Lucky Draw Prizes

  • GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 ($239.99 USD)
  • Enermax Platimax 850W ($169.99 USD)
  • Open Benchtable ($149.99 USD)
  • 6x Heroes of the Storm Kerrigan Hero & Succubus Skin Codes ($10 each)

Rules:

  • Open to all GIGABYTE motherboards, except for Intel HEDT (High-End Desktop Platform) CPUs.
  • Entrants must attach a picture of their overclocking rig.
  • Entrants must use the official competition background.
  • A verification screenshot is required.
  • To be eligible for the lucky draw, participants must submit their scores in all stages of the competition.
  • In a case of a tie, the earlier submission wins.
  • To enter and for more event details, please visit the contest page at HWBOT: http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/gbt_april_extreme_clocking
  • To learn more about GIGABYTE: http://www.gigabyte.com/