MSI MOA 2011 Grand Final Takes Place at NTU Stadium, Taiwan 16 Teams from 14 Countries to Fight for the Title in Fierce Battles
[Taipei, Taiwan] The grand final of the Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) 2011, the largest one of its kind in the world, is set to kick off at the Comprehensive Stadium of Taiwan University on Friday, October 7. The MOA 2011 is the fourth edition of events organized by MSI, the leading global mainboard and graphics card manufacturer. Sixteen teams of overclocking soldiers from the U.S., Romania, Sweden, Japan, Australia and many other countries are gearing up to fight for the ultimate title. In keeping with the theme of Military Operations at MOA, a vast range of thrilling events will be staged onsite, including the arrival of sexy female general Amber Ann and three female soldiers on the overclocking battlefront to boost morale, and the audacious invasion of the MSI battle camp by eight teams of master computer assemblers from higher-education institutions; where their computer knowledge will be put to the ultimate test. Also, MSI will offer a limited 10 sets of heavy-duty gears for the MOA battlefront. Purchasers will also get a CD autographed by Amber Ann!
Military Pillbox and Jungle Battles Demonstrate the Tension of War
Zona Lin, Manager of MSI Component Marketing Department said, “The MSI MOA 2011 is entering its fourth year. The annual theme is always a topic of heated discussion in the overclocking community. All events, from the ‘Rome Arena” in Taipei in 2008 and the ‘IT Olympics’ in Beijing in 2009, to the ‘Star Wars’ in Taipei in 2010, and to the “Military Operations” of this year for the promotion of board card marketing, attract overclocking masters from all over the world. They are all looking forward to this big event and this significantly enhances MSI’s prestige in the overclocking community.”
The grand final of this year’s MOA will be staged at the stadium of National Taiwan University in Taipei. MSI has spent a seven-digit sum on the reproduction of military pillboxes and the creation of a battle theater. The solid camouflage, the elaborate tunnels, the mammoth fighters, the soldiers parachuting from the skies, as well as the liquid nitrogen used for rapid cooling of equipment in overclocking competitions and floating clouds of smoke, will combine to reproduce a battlefield that is set to thrill the spectators!
MSI’s Military Board Card Weapons for World-class Overclocking Battles
In addition to the sense of fierceness that will envelop the battlefield, MOA 2011 will provide the most powerful overclocking weapons. The mainboard will be the Z68A-GD80 (G3), featuring exclusive dual-interface ClickBIOS II system adjustment tools and OC Genie II, and the graphics card will be the N580GTX Lightning, designed specially for die-hard overclockers; cutting-edge Power4 architecture and Twin Frozr III dual-fan cooling with innovative Propeller Blade technology dramatically increase the overall overclocking magnitude and stability !
To allow the contestants to give the best possible performance, MSI has teamed up with multiple manufacturers to provide Intel® Core™ i7-2600K CPUs, Kingston® HyperX T1 DDR3-2133 2GBx2 dual-channel memories, Western Digital® WD3000HLFS hard drives, Thermaltake® Toughpower 1350W power supply units, Tt® eSPORTS Challenger keyboards designed specially for professional electronic games, Black Gaming laser mice, and other heavy-duty gears. With the sophisticated weaponry from these manufacturers, the upcoming overclocking competition is set to be all the more exciting.
16 Teams of Overclocking Soldiers from 14 Countries Gear up for the Ultimate Tile of Overclocking
There will be sixteen teams of overclocking masters from 14 countries around the world to vie for the championship at the MOA 2011! Both the veteran fighters and the up-and-coming soldiers look formidable. Among them, there is the twice-champion at MOA 2009 and 2010 - Elmor and ME4ME from Sweden; the Romanian team Lab 501, which is strongly tipped to win the grand final of the upcoming MOA and has fought its way into the grand final as the champion of the Europe qualifying matches; and the aggressive American team OCAlliance, which has finished first in the Americas qualifying matches. The Japanese team, Katana Japan, a first-time contester which has finished first in the Asia qualifying matches, is also a force not be taken lightly.
Sexy Female Officer Amber to Descend on the Battle Line; MSI Battle Camp Collegiate Computer Assembly Competition to Kick off
The forthcoming MOA will feature a fascinating military battle dance performance by the acclaimed dancing group Freaky Klownz. Moreover, at the invitation of MSI, the sexy goddess Amber, who has won the Top 1 votes in the 2011 online poll, will play a female officer. She will lead three female soldiers to show up on the site for a PK session; their stamina will be put to the ultimate test and they will also engage in various interactive competitions with the audience. In addition, in collaboration with Computer DIY, MSI has recruited sixteen computer assembly masters from universities in eight teams to challenge the MSI Battle Camp. The top three teams will be given not only the computer that they have assembled, but also the a N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II Golden Edition graphics card, a MSI mainboard Z68A-G43 (B3), and a Western Digital My Passport Essential 500GB (red) portable hard drive. Spectators will be entered into lucky draws for gifts as well.
MSI also offers a limited number of heavy-duty MOA gears for promotion purposes. The package of a Z68A-GD80 (G3) MSI mainboard and a N580GTX Lightning Xtreme Edition MSI graphics card, originally priced at NT 34,900, is now available just NT 23,900. Purchases will also be given a CD autographed by Amber! Only ten such packages are on offer. Don’t miss the opportunity!
The grand final of the MOA 2011 will be broadcast live on MOA’s official website at www.msi-moa.com
For more information about the events, please visit the MOA official website.