Taipei, Taiwan, March 14, 2013 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces its latest overclocking competition, the GIGABYTE ‘Dig for Victory’ contest, an open overclocking contest hosted at

Running from March 13th to April 12th 2013, the GIGABYTE ’Dig for Victory’ overclocking contest consists of two stages centered on the new 3DMark from Futuremark. The 1st place finishers of each stage will each win a GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 motherboard and an AMD FX 8350 processor.

Dig for Victory Contest – Rules and Stages

  • Stage 1: 3DMark Cloud Gate – Any AMD Trinity APU
  • Stage 2: 3DMark Fire Strike – Any AMD Bulldozer CPU + any AMD 5000 Series GPU

Contest Limitations
Entrants must use the official competition background. Verification screenshots are required and must include; 3DMark scores plus CPU-Z CPU/MEM/Mainboard tabs. Entrants must use the GIGABYTE OC Edition CPU-Z (see below) and also include a picture of the rig used. Usual HWBOT submission and verification rules apply.

The GIGABYTE Dig for Victory contest is open to all HWBOT members until April 12th 2013. For more details, competition rules and standings, please visit the Dig for Victory contest page at LINK


GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 Motherboard
Supporting the latest Piledriver FX Series processors, the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 motherboard features exclusive GIGABYTE Dual UEFI BIOS, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 technology and support for 3-way CrossfireX™ and SLI multi-graphics setups. Learn more about the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 here: LINK

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AMD FX-8350 Processors
Based on the latest Piledriver architecture, the AMD FX 8350 is an unlocked 8-core processor with great multi-tasking performance. Unlocked for maximum overclocking ability, the new Piledriver microarchitecture is the second generation of AMD FX series, with an internal core structure that has been modified for higher frequencies, improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals. Find out more here: LINK

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CPU-Z is a freeware hardware detection app from CPUID that monitors and gathers information about your PC. GIGABYTE has worked with CPUID to develop a special OC version that we think appeals to overclockers. You can download the CPU-Z GIGABYTE OC Edition here:

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