City of Industry, California, July, 5th 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the winners of the GIGABYTE Super Tuner contest, hosted on HWBOT.org, a three stage contest based on GPU overclocking ability. Running from May 15th to June 15th, contestants were invited to use any GIGABYTE 6 series motherboard (aka Sandy Bridge) to reach the highest score on 3DMark2001 at each of these three stages:
Super Tune Contest Stages
Stage 1: NVIDIA GeForce 200 Series (single or multiple)
Stage 2: NVIDIA GeForce 300/400 Series (single or multiple)
Stage 3: AMD/ATI Graphics (single or multiple)
Super Tune Winners
#1. FoX – 15 points – Team OCX – Spain
#2. SniperOZ – 11 points – Team i4memory – Australia
#3. SuicidePheonix – 10 points – Team HardwareLuxx – Germany
The top three overall winners were awarded a GIGABYTE Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboard. Please note that Dino22 honorably conceded 2nd place due to his role as a GIGABYTE employee.
For complete contest details, rules and a full run down of all results and scores, please visit:
About the GIGABYTE Z68X-UD3H-B3
The brand-new GIGABYTE Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboard combines the advantages of the Intel® P67 and H67 platforms in one complete package. Offering the best of both worlds, users can take advantage of the system tuning and overclocking features found in the Intel® P67 platform, as well as the built-in visual features of Intel® H67 platforms when combined with 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors.
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team, quickly rising in prominence to become one of the world’s top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE has further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets and home entertainment devices – serving each facet of our digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. In 2011, GIGABYTE celebrates its 25th anniversary, and a quarter of a century committed to quality, excellence and serving our customers with the utmost enthusiasm and professionalism. We look forward to navigating the future at full sail. Visit www.gigabyte.us for more information.