GALAXY Overclocking Contest

March 6, 2013

More than $16,000 in prizes to be won!

GALAXY Ice Storm is the first official 3DMark overclocking competition and is sponsored by our friends at GALAXY and KFA2. From March 6 to April 3, overclockers worldwide will compete to submit the highest scores in the new 3DMark Ice Storm, Cloud Gate and Fire Strike benchmark tests. The competition is open to all overclockers using GALAXY or KFA2 brand graphics cards.

Prizes

The contestants with the highest score in each category at the end of the contest will each win a limited edition 3DMark Fire Strike monster statue, faithfully created by 3D printing the original 3D model used in the Fire Strike test. Winners will also be awarded $3,000 USD plus a bonus of $2,000 USD if their score is a new official 3DMark world record at the close of the contest.

Ice Storm category

$3,000 USD top prize for the best 3DMark Ice Storm score from a system with a single CPU and single GPU, limited to GTX 680 and below. There is a bonus prize of $2,000 USD if the winning score is a new 3DMark Ice Storm single GPU world record in the Futuremark Overclocking Hall of Fame at the end of the contest.

Cloud Gate category

$3,000 USD top prize for the best 3DMark Cloud Gate score from a system with a single CPU and single GPU, limited to GTX 680 and below. There is a bonus prize of $2,000 USD if the winning score is a new 3DMark Cloud Gate single GPU world record in the Futuremark Overclocking Hall of Fame at the end of the contest.

Fire Strike category

$3,000 USD top prize for the best 3DMark Fire Strike score. Multiple CPUs and GPUs are allowed, including the GALAXY GeForce GTX TITAN. There is a bonus prize of $2,000 USD if the winning score is a new 3DMark Fire Strike world record in the Futuremark Overclocking Hall of Fame at the end of the contest.

Lucky draw

Twelve lucky people selected at random from qualifying entries will each win a GALAXY GeForce GTX 650 Ti GC graphics card. One lucky person will win a limited edition 3DMark Fire Strike monster statue.'

Enter now

Please visit the GALAXY Ice Storm Overclocking Contest page for the complete list of rules, prize details, leaderboards and details of how to enter.

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