Asrock, AMD, Cooler Master and Kingston Kick Start Worldwide Overclocking Championship

Asrock and AMD Want to Skyrocket Fusion A-Series “Trinity” APUs

by X-bit labs team
01/11/2013 | 11:34 PM



Asrock, a leading maker of mainboards, teamed up with AMD, CoolerMaster, Kingston and Hwbot to organize a global overclocking contest. The world's only 24/7 overclocking competition to bring together 35 000 participants and feature competitions in thousands of categories.

The contest, sponsored by several prestigious brands starts from January 7 and runs until February 4. It is opened to all overclockers with Asrock brand motherboards and AMD socket FM2 accelerated processing units, including A-series “Llano” and “Trinity” chips.

The total prize is worth up to $6740 and the final champions of the CPU-Z and 3DMark Vantage event will be awarded with a top prize worth of $2170 respectively. Besides, Asrock offers an extra $1000 cash prize for the entry that breaks the world record of the CPU-Z or 3DMark Vantage test to encourage global overclockers to explore hardware limits. The grand prize makes it one of the most eye-catching online OC competitions on FM2 platforms, which is estimated to attract enthusiastic overclockers worldwide.

The participants will be competing for the highest CPU-Z or 3DMark Vantage score which is submitted to