-- GIGABYTE Announces TweaKING Contest Results --

November 10, 2009 // 2:53 p.m.

-- GIGABYTE Announces TweaKING Contest Results --
- Europe’s top overclockers and tweakers show their magic with GIGABYTE –
Taipei, Taiwan, November 9, 2009 – The GIGABYTE TweaKING Event, the world’s first and largest Tweaking competition, successfully took place on October 27th, 2009. A total of 20 teams from 22 European countries gathered at Le Meridien Hotel in Paris, France to compete for the title of the GIGABYTE Tweak KING. After 5 hours of fierce competition, GIGABYTE is pleased to announce that team Czech, consisting of Obr and VIK, was crowned Super Pi KING with their fantastic score of 9,03.469 at a maximum of 4Ghz. They were followed by Team Belgium in 2nd place and Team Latvia/Estonia in 3rd place.

The 4GHz CPU limitation distinguishes tweaking from overclocking where there is no CPU speed ceiling, and in the 3D Mark 01 competition contestants could optimize 3D Mark 01 Runorder and overclock the graphics and memory to boost 3D performance. The KING of 3D Mark 2001 was team Turkey with teammates hey and TosunerMC and hey who scored 81590 in this competition, 2nd place was Team Belgium and Team Norway took 3rd place. Other components used include an Intel® Core™ i5 750 CPU, GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD6 motherboard, GIGABYTE GV-N26SO-896I VGA card, Kingston KHX2000C9D3T1K23/4GX memory, and Kingston 64GB SSD V-series.


Super PI winner, Team Czech 3D Mark 2001 winner, Team Turkey

As Europe’s largest and most successful hardware tweaking competition, the GIGABYTE TweaKING Competition has set the benchmark for future tweaking events. Other important companies who are aiding the development of overclocking by supporting the fast growing overclocking community include Intel and Kingston whose participation in this historic event contributed significantly to its success.

Event coverage from attending media is available at the links below:
1. Czech: www.svethardware.cz/art_doc-C25D6F0AD13AA5B2C125766100707DC3.html
pctuning.tyden.cz/navody/upravy-pretaktovani/15397-reportaz-z-gigabyte-tweaking-jak-jsme-vyhrali
www.extrahardware.cz/cechoslovaci-predvedli-magii-na-gigabyte-tweaking
2. France:www.59hardware.net/dossier/evenements-lives-et-interviews/gigabyte-tweaking-contest%2c-le-compte-rendu-!-200911028921.html
3. Germany:www.pcgameshardware.de/aid,698446/Gigabyte-TweaKING-Event-Die-Sieger-Update-Alle-Ergebnisse/Benchmark/News/
4. Italy: www.hwupgrade.it/articoli/skmadri/2316/gigabyte-tweaking-contest-ottimizzare-intel-p55_index.html
www.tvtech.it/video/506/gigabyte-tweaking-contest/
5. Over Cloking TV: www.overclocking-tv.com/,
www.youtube.com/user/overclockingtv
6. Turkey: www.donanimhaber.com/Gigabytein_TweaKNG_yarismasinda_Turkiye_3DMark_sampiyonu_oldu-16303.htm
7. UK: www.bit-tech.net/blog/2009/11/03/gigabyte-tweaking-oc-event-european-final/
and www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2009/10/27/czech-rep-wins-round-1-of-gigabyte-tweaking/1

About GIGABYTE Upgrade Your Life
GIGABYTE, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a global leading brand in the IT industry, with employees and business channels in almost every country. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a research and development team and has since taken the lead in the world's motherboard market. On top of motherboards and graphics accelerators, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, digital home entertainment appliances, networking servers, communications, mobile and handheld devices, servicing every facet of people's lives at home or business. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with the most innovative designs and impeccable quality and services. Visit www.giga-byte.co.uk for more information.
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