Supreme Overclockers Set Three World Records During ASUS ROG OC
Supreme overclockers competing at the ASUS ROG OC Showdown arena made three world records and secured one global first place, states the press release issued by ASUS.
ASUS Republic of Gamers gave the participants ROG’s Rampage V Extreme X99 chipset-based gaming motherboard and ASUS GTX Titan X graphics cards. Additionally, it provided users hardware components Predator DDR4 memory from Hyper®, Intel® CoreTM i7 5960X processors and Seasonic® Platinum Series 1200 power supplies — all the equipment to facilitate the competitors in breaking previous records.
“Once we figured out the best settings, we had an amazing performance and were able to take down world records and achieve a global first place — all in the same benching session,” said the new record holders, Ian Parry (aka ‘8Pack’) from Overclockers UK and Roman Hartung (‘der8auer’) from CaseKing.de.
Two new world records were set by using the Catzilla benchmarking tool with three-way 720P and four-way 1440P. The aforementioned tool helped the overclockers in setting new bests of 1550MHz/2000MHz and 1625MHz/2000MHz. “The third world record was set in 3DMark11’s Performance category, notching up 1587MHz/2000MHz,” according to the press release.
As a result of successful record setting mission, 8Pack and der8auer grabbed a total award of US$2,250.