[Jakarta, Indonesia] MSI (Micro-star International), the leader in mainboards and graphics cards, has once again achieved a great success with elite overclockers from the Asia Pacific region!
Soldiers of MOA 2011 APAC Final
After the American Finals held in the US in January and the EMEA Finals held in Turkey in April, MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) 2011 had its APAC Finals in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 7th, 2011. After 6 hours of grueling competition, CAL930 and Gyrock of team KATANA JAPAN took the crown of MOA APAC and will be heading to Taipei for the MOA 2011 Grand Finals. The second to fourth placed teams, who also qualified to attend the Grand Finals, were from Korea, Australia/New Zealand, and Thailand. They will compete against qualifying teams from around the world.
Final results of the MOA 2011 APAC Finals
Champion-Team KATANA JAPAN
In the Operation: Jakarta overclocking challenge, MSI provided Z68A-GD80 (B3) mainboards and N580GTX Lightning graphics cards as weaponry for these overclocking masters. This remarkable event was also sponsored by PT Alfa Artha Andahya, Intel, NVIDIA, Kingston Technology, Western Digital, Tt eSPORTS, and CHIMEI.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-2600K|
|Graphics Card||N580GTX Lightning|
|Memory||Kingston HyperX Genesis Special Edition Grey DDR3-2133|
|Hard Drive||Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS|
|Power Supply||Thermaltake Toughpower 1350 W|
|Keyboard||Tt eSPORTS Challenger Pro|
|Mouse||Tt eSPORTS Black Gaming Mouse|
“Our Military Class design concept has received certification from the US Department of Defense for meeting MIL-STD-810G Military standards, proving the quality and innovation of MSI mainboards and graphics cards,” stated Jason Lee, Global Director of Marketing at MSI, “MSI has also announced the world’s first PCI-Express Gen.3 design mainboard, Z68A-GD80 (G3), at Computex 2011, thereby demonstrating our continued leadership in this market.”
“Indonesia is expected to become one of the world’s best regional IT markets,” said Dr. Engkos Koswara N.M.Sc, the Advisor of ICT (Information of Communication Technology and Transportation). “Therefore we are very glad to partner with well-known brands, like MSI, to develop significant programs, like Master Overclocking Arena, to encourage more computer enthusiasts and drive our PC market.”
(From the left) Jason Lee, the Global Director of Marketing at MSI, Dr. Engkos Koswara N.M.Sc, the Advisor of ICT,
Hinajana July, the Director of PT.AAA
Overclockers who didn’t win this battle can still compete in another online competition, Futuremark’s Lords of Overclocking 2011, from July 4th to August 1st, 2011for qualifications to the MOA 2011 Grand Finals: http://www.3dmark.com/competitions/LOC2011/
For more details of the MSI MOA APAC Finals, please visit: http://www.msi-moa.com/APAC-2011 and MOA Facebook.