Futuremark Competition Winners Get Ready for MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2012

HELSINKI, FINLAND – SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 – Futuremark® today announced the winners of its fourth annual Lords of Overclocking 2012 competition in partnership with MSI, Intel, Kingston and IN WIN. The three grand prize winners will soon be flying to Taiwan to compete at MSI's Master Overclocking Arena in Taipei on September 28, 2012. 


This year's Lords of Overclocking contest challenged the world's top overclockers to set the highest 3DMark 11 scores using MSI mainboards and graphics cards. The contest saw 19 new scores enter the Futuremark Overclocking Hall of Fame, the official source of overclocking world records and extreme hardware.


GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

3DMark 11 score, Performance Preset, single GPU:  

dRweEz - P15003


3DMark 11 Physics Score, a test of pure CPU performance:  

Perica_barii - 18673


3DMark 11 Graphics Score, Performance Preset, Multiple GPUs allowed: 

Coldest - 48563


WEEKLY WINNERS

Week 1: Vazhik, micka_laoshu1919, Lucky_n00b

Week 2: FtW 420, linkpower, Trucker73

Week 3: cische, anon-e-moose, duanln

Week 4: Billy-the-Kid, js is Lb, be.paranoiamd


LUCKY DRAW WINNERS

Zoleepapa, egdesignsvc, daofeng123, tomeksip


The three Grand Prizes winners will now travel to Taipei to compete at MSI's Master Overclocking Arena against the top overclockers from the Americas, EMEA and APAC.




ABOUT MSI MASTER OVERCLOCKING ARENA

The MSI Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) is hallowed battleground for global overclocking masters. Every year, MSI invites worldwide overclocking gurus through on-line or on-site qualifications for a high-tech showdown. Equipped with today's most powerful computers, each invited master challenges the limit of their equipment with their excellent overclocking technique to win the honor of being crowned the worldwide overclocking master. These overclocking masters break world records under close watch of global media and fellow overclocking enthusiasts. MSI has achieved notable milestones in the field of extreme overclocking. Apart from the players-focused annual MOA contest, many other overclocking events are also hosted online or on-site to break worldwide overclocking records. The globally watched MOA competition has become the flagship of these overclocking competition series.


ABOUT 3DMARK®

3DMark® is the world's most popular benchmark and graphics card test. 3DMark uses specifically designed tests featuring high-end real-time graphics to accurately and consistently measure PC gaming performance. Futuremark currently offers 3DMark06 for Windows XP, 3DMark Vantage for Windows Vista, and 3DMark 11 for Windows 7. New versions of 3DMark for Windows and for Android are currently in development and are expected to be released in 2012. Find out more and download 3DMark for free from http://www.3dmark.com 


ABOUT FUTUREMARK®

Futuremark® creates the world's most popular benchmarks and PC performance tests. Futuremark's free 3DMark®, PCMark® and Peacekeeper™ tests have helped millions of people measure and improve their PCs' performance for games, media, applications and the web. The Futuremark Overclocking Hall of Fame is home to the world's highest 3DMark scores set by the most talented overclockers with the most extreme hardware. Futuremark has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland.