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HyperX Overclocking Takeover (HOT) Computex 2014

On June 5th, HyperX will host a $10,000 invitation only overclocking competition during Computex 2014 week to celebrate the start of the HyperX OC Takeover (HOT) 2014 season. 10 teams of the world' best overclockers from around the world will be attempting to set new records with HyperX Predator memory and 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Haswell Refresh processors.

This one-day event will take place on June 5th at the Kelti International Building in Taipei, Taiwan. Invited overclockers will compete in three benchmark categories including Max Memory Frequency, SuperPi, and XTU with a secret processor to be revealed at the event. Participants’ scores will be posted live from the event on HWBOT.

Following this kickoff event for HOT, four month-long regional online qualifiers will begin starting with Latin America in July, Asia in August, Europe in September, and finally North America in October. A total of ten finalists will qualify from these regional competitions to the HOT World Finals, where they will compete for a $15,000 prize pool!

Check back for more information on how you can participate!

Benchmarks and prizes
Total $10,000
Max memory frequency SuperPi 32M Secret benchmark
First place $2000 $1500 $1000
Second place $1500 $1000 $750
Third place $1000 $750 $500

Invited Teams:

  • Team ASRock
  • Team ASUS
  • Team Gigabyte
  • Team MSI
  • 8Pack
  • DFORDOG & Hero
  • Team JagatOC (Luck_n00b)
  • Team AU (JJJC & SniperOZ)
  • Xtreme Addict

Hardware provided:

  • HyperX Predator Memory
  • Intel 4th generation processors (Haswell Refresh)
  • Cooler Master power supply, CPU cooler and peripherals
  • Sapphire graphics cards

HyperXKingston Technology, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products, created the HyperX brand to deliver products that meet the high-performance needs of technology enthusiasts, gamers, content creators and system builders. From 100-percent factory-tested memory modules and solid-state drives to the fastest and biggest USB Flash drives and cooling fans, Kingston HyperX has been meeting and exceeding the most stringent performance, build quality and style demands for more than a decade.

IntelIntel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. The company’s platforms are used in a range of applications, such as personal computers (PCs) (including Ultrabook systems), data centers, tablets, smartphones, automobiles, automated factory systems and medical devices.

Cooler MasterCooler Master was founded to provide the best thermal solutions to its customers worldwide. Since its establishment two decades ago, it continues to invest in product development in order to provide the leading-edge innovations to people and businesses. Cooler Master’s enclosure technology line-up includes heat sinks and fans, chassis, power supplies, function panels and accessories. Cooler Master has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, with global branch offices located in Europe, America and APAC, so that it can offer to its customers the best service in time. For more information on Cooler Master, please visit coolermaster-usa.com and Cooler Master Americas Facebook Fan Page.