SARATOGA, CA – July 26, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today released official winners’ details from its annual 2010 Lords of Overclocking contest. After 4 weeks of intense competition and more than 12,000 entries Gautam Bhatnagar, Ryba, and Hazzan Hyem have been crowned the “Lords of Overclocking” for 2010. They were the overall highest scorers for Americas, Europe, and Asia.
In addition, all three top scorers including 2nd place runner-ups will be invited to attend MSI’s annual Master Overclocking Arena 2010 event in Taipei, Taiwan this September. Weekly and Lucky draw winners receive a selection of prizes from contest sponsors MSI, Antec, Kingston, Enermax and GlacialTech. For more information please visit: http://www.futuremark.com/lords
Futuremark Hall of Fame: http://www.futuremark.com/community/halloffame/lordsofoverclocking/
“Congratulations go out to all the winners for their outstanding achievements in pushing their PCs to the limits,” said Jukka Mäkinen, Futuremark’s CEO. “We thank everyone who took part this year making our annual event one of the largest in the world.”
“We would like to thank everyone who participated in this exciting contest. Overclocking has become a mainstream sporting event and each year we see more and more users attracted to overclocking competitions.” said Jason Lee, Marketing Director of MSI. “Special thanks go out to the Grand Prize winners and we look forward to seeing their performance at our annual MOA 2010 Worldwide Grand Final in Taipei.” For more information about MOA 2010, please visit: www.msi-moa.com
The Lords of Overclocking contest saw overclockers worldwide competing to achieve the highest score with 3DMark06, a benchmark program from Futuremark that measures the 3D gaming performance capabilities of PCs. 3DMark software has been downloaded more than 45 million times. The 3DMark Vantage edition is currently the world’s most popular benchmark and can be downloaded for free trial from the Futuremark website. http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/
MSI has been achieving admirable milestones in the field of extreme overclocking. Besides the players focused annual MOA contest many other overclocking events hosted on-line or on-site are also well accepted with record breaking performances. The globally watched annual MOA contest where overclocking masters equipped with cutting edge computer hardware and software can compete with each other has become the top battle field. Based upon the MOA Roman Arena in 2008 and MOA IT Olympics in 2009 the MOA Star Wars 2010 is in cooperation with the renowned overclocking web sites Futuremark and HWBOT and to open to overclocking players all over the world. The MOA 2010 is to release the global overclocking generic power for a new round of technical war!