Asus Advanced OverClocking Contest 2008 Report

Tradeshow & OC events by piotke @ 2008-08-30

August 18th Asus Gathered some of the best European overclockers in Berlin (Germany), gave them high end toys and unlimited LN2. Together with pt1t I went representing Belgium. Let´s find out if OC records were broken.

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Introduction and presentation

When we talk about high end toys, we mean the following:

  • ASUS Rampage Extreme
  • 2x ASUS EAX4870X2
  • ASUS VW222U LCD Monitor
  • 2x Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 (two Different steppings)
  • Mushkin DDR3-2000 RAM
  • 1300W Tagan PSU

    The hardware:

    Madshrimps (c)

    The processors, what you see here costs about 1200 euro, per chip that is:

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    Asus giving the start sign for the contest:

    Madshrimps (c)

    The first LN2 thermos is being filled:

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    The contestors (If your name is written wrong, drop me a mail, and I'll correct it):

  • Sweden
    Robert "crotale" Kihlberg
    Marcus "Kinc" Hultin

  • Germany
    Marc-Oliver "Joe_Cool" Lange
    Michael "No_name" Schnetzer

  • Czech Republic
    Peter "Gudas" Vavro
    Lukas Fiala

  • Spain
    Sergio "Predator" San Joaquin
    Xavier Paradera "Xevipio" Ferrando

  • Hungary
    Jó "Jugeen" Gábor
    Lörince "Achill3uS" Balàzs

  • Belgium
    Piotr "Piotke" Fierens
    Thomas "Pt1t" Kalerrinckx

  • Poland
    Marcin "Ryba" Rywak
    Jakub "PmP" Natorski

  • Netherlands
    Bart "LOC.O" Peters
    Roger "Oldscarface" Kortenhoeven

  • United Kingdom
    Paul "Sacha" Watkinson
    David "4QMAN" Robinson

  • Switserland
    Marc "rewarder" Büchel
    Roger "splmann" Tanner

    Let's take a look at the first teams.
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