Monday, June 21, 2010

Futuremark Lords of Overclocking 2010 Competition

Starting today and running four weeks to July 18 the Futuremark Lords of Overclocking contest features overclocking enthusiasts from Europe, Asia and the Americas. The goal is to achieve the highest 3DMark06 results utilizing MSI motherboards and their choice of commercially available components.

The contest is divided into three regions - Americas; Europe and Africa and Asia Pacific -region. Entries are separated into these regions according to submitting IP address. There is no limit to number of entries, so you can run the tests, tweak your systems and try as many times as you want to win!

Entry period runs from June 21st (11 am GMT) to July 18th, divided into four weekly periods. To enter just submit your 3DMark06 score to Futuremark ORB. Login or register to ORB to submit your contact details to win prizes.

The grand prize, awarded to the top two contestants across the whole contest period in each region is a trip to Taipei with paid travel and hotel for the winner and one friend/teammate to compete in MOA 2010 Grand Final. This prize is personal and non-transferable. If any highest scoring contestant elects not to participate, this award passes to the next eligible contestant. Weekly prizes are awarded to the highest scoring contestants in the region during that week. Lucky draw prizes are drawn weekly among all contestants who submitted a valid result to the contest. Each contestant is only eligible to win one prize (grand prize or weekly).

The prize pool includes MSI Big Bang XPOWER and P55-GD85 motherboards, MSI N470GTX-M2D12 and R5770 Hawk VGA cards, Antec P193 Advance Super Mid Tower and Twelve Hundred gaming cases, Antec CP-1000 Watt and TP-750 Watt power supplies, Kingston HyperX T1 DDR3 and HyperX DDR3 LoVo memory modules, GlacialTech F101 CPU coolers and Enermax Apollish cooling fans. Two overall grand prize winners from each region will also win the chance to participate in MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena 2010 event in Taipei, Taiwan in August.

For further details of the Lords of Overclocking 2010 competition please visit

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