Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday July 15, 2014

ASUS Republic of Gamers Launches ROG OC Showdown Online Overclocking Competition

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today launched its ROG OC Showdown online overclocking competition in co-operation with HWBot.org. Any overclocker using ASUS, ROG or TUF Z97 motherboards can enter. The competition will run for one month between July 15th, 2014 to August 15th, 2014, with the grand prize of a future ROG X99 motherboard. Additionally, there is a prize of $1,000 for any world record broken by the end of the competition.

Seeking the best 2D, 3D and Max CPU scores. The competition will focus on three areas for benchmarking:

  • Maximum CPU frequency

  • SuperPi 32M

  • 3DMark Sky Diver

Contest Prizes. Grand Prize (accumulation of points across all three benchmarks):

  • Future ROG X99 motherboard (at product launch)

Prizes per benchmark

  • 1st place: Choice of any ROG Maximus VII series motherboard or ROG Matrix R9 290X graphics card

  • 2nd place: Choice of Maximus VII Formula or Maximus VII Impact motherboard

For any world record broken in the three benchmarks by the final event date, ASUS will additionally award a prize of USD $1,000.

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