Futuremark® Announce Winners of GIGABYTE Overhauling Overclocking Contest

August 2, 2010

Futuremark® Announce Winners of GIGABYTE Overhauling Overclocking Contest


SARATOGA, CA – September 27, 2010 – Futuremark® Corporation today released official winners’ details from its GIGABYTE Overhauling overclocking contest. After 4 weeks of intense competition chew*, Gabor Baling, Memet Can Tosuner, and =JCR= MS_Germany were the overall highest scorers using 3DMark Vantage in the unlimited VGA card and single VGA card categories. All winners receive a selection of prizes from contest sponsors GIGABYTE, Huntkey, Aercool, Enermax and GEIL. For more information please visit: http://www.futuremark.com/community/competitions/gigabyteoverhauling/

Overall Top Scorers - Unlimited Category
1.chew*P41455 3DMarks
2.Gabor BalintP39746 3DMarks
3.Memet Can TosunerP32370 3DMarks
4.=JCR= MS_GermanyP23684 3DMarks

Overall Top Scorers - Single Graphics Card Category
1.Memet Can TosunerP32370 3DMarks
2.chew*P32105 3DMarks
3.Gabor BalintP31544 3DMarks
4.=JCR= MS_GermanyP23684 3DMarks

Lucky Draw Prize Winners

  • Ibotticchio
  • Sven wurzel
  • Ser-geon
  • Matej88

"Congratulations go out to all the GIGABYTE winners for their outstanding achievements in pushing their AMD systems to the limits," said Jukka Mäkinen, Futuremark’s CEO. "We thank everyone who took part making this contest one of the most tightly fought this year."

"The GIGABYTE Overhauling Competition on Futuremark was a good example of how with just the right tools, such as the powerful platform combination of GIGABYTE and AMD hardware, and putting it into the hands of some truly skilled overclockers, some pretty amazing results can be achieved," commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Marketing at GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd. "Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to everyone who participated."

The GIGABYTE Overhauling contest saw overclockers worldwide competing to achieve the highest score with 3DMark Vantage, a benchmark program from Futuremark that measures the 3D gaming performance capabilities of PCs. A free trial of 3DMark Vantage can be downloaded from the Futuremark website. Futuremark benchmarks.


Links

Gigabyte Overhauling contest page
Download 3DMark
Futuremark Corporation
Gigabyte (Motherboard and VGA sponsor)
Huntkey (Power Supply sponsor)
Enermax (Cooling sponsor)
Aerocool (Case sponsor)
GEIL (Memory sponsor)

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About Futuremark® Corporation

Futuremark® Corporation is the leading provider of performance analysis software and services for PCs. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including 3DMark®, PCMark® and Peacekeeper™, and its value-added online services. Futuremark has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com/

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Company Contacts

North America:
Oliver Baltuch, President, Futuremark Inc.
Phone: +1 408 517 0910 (PST)
Email: ollie@futuremark.com

Europe and rest of the world:
Jukka Mäkinen, CEO, Futuremark
Phone: +358 20 759 8250 (GMT +2)
Email: jukka@futuremark.com

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