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ASUS ROG OC Showdown - Round 1 2015

14 April 2015

ASUS ROG launched a ROG OC Showdown, a competition which invited both enthusiast and amateur overclockers to compete for Kudos and prizes.The Series is designed for overclockers that use air and water cooling to run their systems. ROG OC Showdown Formula Series Round 1 ran from March 6 till April 6 with a total of 35 participants who showcased their overclocking skills from all over the world. The participants overclock skills were tested in Intel XTU, MaxxMem Read Bandwidth and Catzilla 720P.


First - ROG Maximus VII Formula, Intel Core i7 4790K, HyperX Predator 8GB Kit (2x4GB) DDR3-2800 CL12, HyperX FURY SSD 240GB
Second - ASUS Strix GTX 980, Intel Core i5 4690K, HyperX Predator 8GB Kit (2x4GB) DDR-2666 CL11
Third - ROG Maximus VII Impact, HyperX Predator 5GB Kit (2x4GB) DDR3-2400 CL11
Forth - HyperX FURY SSD 120GB, Enermax Platimax 850W, Enermax LIQMAX II 240
Fifth - HyperX FURY SSD 120GB, Enermax LIQMAX II 240


The Top 10 Leaders in the ROG OC Showdown Series after ROUND 1


Stage 1: XTU

Grading in the XTU was done by 1. The score being divided by the number of CPU cores 2. Min CPU temperature = 20Degrees and 3. The highest score winning the stage. In this stage nvidiaforever2 won with his intel i7 4790K @ 5300MHz (+32.50%) He managed to achieve a total mark of 1396.


Stage 2: MaxxMem Read Bandwidth
Grading in the MaxxMem Read Bandwidth category was done by 1.Fastest to reach Target score of 22221. Must supply verifcation link. In this Category the French overclocker zwitterion93 was the quickest in supplying the target score which was 22221 MByte/sec


Stage 3: Catzilla 720P
In the final stage, the grading in Catzilla involed 1.Single GPU usage 2. Higest score wins 3. Min CPU/GPU temperature is 20Degrees and 4. Must supply verification link. In this stage once again nvidiaforever2 came out on top with his Matrix GTX 980 achieving a total mark of 41174



ROUND 2 - Starts June 19 - July 20. To keep up-to-date check out
OC-ESPORTS.op - Challenge yourself, Challenge the world


Tags: Esports, ASUS ROG OC Showdown, Bench Mark, Overclock, Intel XTU, MaxxMem Read Bandwidth, Catzilla 720P

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