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March 16, 2017

G.SKILL Announces “OC World Cup 2017” Online Qualifier Overclocking Competition

By: Low Chern Lin


G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is announcing the online qualifier competition of its biggest annual overclocking competition G.SKILLOC World Cup 2017!


G.SKILL OC World Cup 2017
G.SKILL OC World Cup overclocking competitionconsists of three rounds: Online Qualifier, Live Qualifier, and Grand Finals.The top 6 contestants from the Online Qualifier round will receive an invitation to the Live Qualifier round, as well as the chance to qualify for the Grand Final round, in the G.SKILL booth at Computex 2017 from May 30 to June 2, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan. The top two finishers from the Live Qualifier round will compete head-to-head on the fourth day of Computex 2017 for the grand prize.

Round 1: Online Qualifier 
The Online Qualifierround will be held on HWBOT (hwbot.org) from March 17 to April 18, 2017, featuring 4 benchmarks:Highest DDR4 Frequency, Geekbench3 Multi-Core Full Out, 3DMark11 with IGP, and SuperPi 32m Full Out. Contestants must use G.SKILL DDR4 memory, Intel Core i3-7350K processor, and Z170/Z270 chipsetmotherboards. For more event details and rules, please visit the competition page on HWBOT:http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/gskill_ocworldcup_2017_qualifier


$16,200 USD Total Cash Prize & $10K for the Champion!
G.SKILL OC World Cup competition features the largest single cash prize in overclocking competition with USD $10K for the Grand Champion. In addition, all 6 participating contestants of the live qualifiers will win the sponsorship of G.SKILL’s new upcoming DDR4 memory.
  • Champion: USD $10,000 
  • 2nd: USD $2,500 
  • 3rd: USD $1,500 
  • 4th: USD $1,200 
  • 5th: USD $1,000 

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