Do you have GeForce GTX260, GTX275 or GTX275s. Have you ever overclocked it to get maximum performance. Do you think that you are a real overclocker of GPUs ? Gigabyte is inviting you to prove it and win some cash and free hardware.
Gigabyte is holding a overclocking contest named “Beat me if you dare” starting form Oct 1st to Dec-2009. The rules are simple but this contest will put your hardware to its maximum limit. The contest will comprise of three rounds with each having its own different theme. First round in October will focus on GeForce GTX260 and all the participants will be competing their overclocking techniques using this GPU, second in November will involve GeForce GTX275 and last in December, it’ll be two GTX275s in SLI.
Contestants will compete based on 3DMark Vantage P scores and well as Resident Evil 5 numbers. Each contestant is required to provide a screen shoot of 3DMark scores. Gigabyte will also be doing some overclocking of its own in-house to see what sort of numbers an OEM can achieve. To participate contestants are required to join as a member on the “Beat Me If You Dare” microsite. Contestants must use graphics cards with appointed chip set. There is no brand limitation.
As a first prize gigabyte is awarding US$1,500 cash. Second prize is a Gigabyte GTX295 graphics card and the third place winning will receive a Gigabyte Ultra Durable VGA GTX285 . Above all there is a bonus also, if any contestant beats the benchmark set by the Gigabyte team he/she will double his/her prize.
What if your oveclocking techniques don’t make you to get any of the above prizes? Well! Gigabyte values all its enthusiasts and announced a GM-M8000 gaming mouse for each participant. So don’t miss this chance, for more details and to participate visit contest page. And I wish you best of luck.