TAIPEI, Taiwan, January 13, 2012 — The global leading motherboard brand ASRock announced today to organize 2012 Global OC Competition with Futuremark, the world’s top benchmarking software company. The participants will be competing for highest 3DMark 11 score which is submitted to 3DMark.com using the benchmark’s performance preset.
The contest starts from January 16, runs until February 12, and is open to all overclockers with ASRock brand motherboards and Intel® Sandy Bridge and Sandy Bridge-E CPUs. The total prize is worth up to 13,000 dollars and the final champion of Sandy Bridge-E event will be awarded with top prize of 3,000 dollars value. The grand prize makes it one of the largest online OC tournaments in recent years and it is expected to arouse an agitation among global overclockers.
ASRock collaborated with Futuremark and organized the Global OC Competition by involving several leading brands in the PC component industry such as Intel, Kingston, Cooler Master, Sparkle and ROCCAT. ASRock aims to pull more overclockers to experience the extreme performance of ASRock X79 series through the Global OC Competition.
【ASRock kicked off the Global OC COMPETITION with all partners】
ASRock first launched Overclock King X79 series in the end of last year and soon received the positive feedback worldwide and countless major awards from global leading IT media. To name a few, X79 Extreme9 won the Best Buy Award from Australian PC User Magazine, Must Have Award from British website KitGuru and Editor’s Choice Award from British website Eteknix; X79 Extreme4-M won the Great Hardware Award from U.S. IT web Pureoverclock and X79 Extreme4 won the Best Value Award from Australian website Tweaktown, etc. In 2012, ASRock launched more X79 products, such as Fatal1ty X79 Professional and X79 Extreme6/GB to enrich the portfolio of X79 product line.
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