ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces OC Showdown 2015

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the opening round of OC Showdown 2015, an online competition inviting hardcore and enthusiast overclockers from around the world to compete to win great prizes. ASUS ROG has organized two series, each divided into three rounds. In co-operation with HWBOT and competition partners Intel,G.Skill, Enermax and der8auer Extreme Cooling Components (8ECC), subzero overclockers will enter the Extreme series. All other contestants will compete in the Formula series, in collaboration with partners Intel,HyperX and Enermax. Contestants will get point during each round to win the prizes,grand prizes will be distributed at the end of the round according to the score.Both series are open to overclockers worldwide, The first round, for Extreme series participants, opens today and runs through to 2nd March, 2015 and Formula’s first round kicks off on 6th March and runs through to 6th April, 2015.

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EXTREME SERIES

Extreme series is open to contestants those are more involved in subzero cooling to obtain the most extreme overclocking results. With no restrictions on the type of cooling equipment used, Extreme series contestants are free to build rigs cooled by what ever they want like the Dry ice and Liquid Nitrogen (ln2).

Requirements for the EXTREME Series participation are –

Z97 Chipset Motherboard from ASUS , ASUS ROG , ASUS TUF series.
X99 Chipset Motherboard from ASUS , ASUS ROG , ASUS TUF series.

For Graphics Card overclocking , participants must use ASUS,ASUS ROG,ASUS Strix Series graphics cards. (Nvidia and AMD both can be used)

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FORMULA SERIES 

Formula series is for those ,who want to play with their hardware without allowing the mercury to drop below zero (0ºC). They are allowed to use in Air or Water.

Requirements for the FORMULA Series participation are –

Z87 Chipset Motherboard from ASUS , ASUS ROG , ASUS TUF series.
Z97 Chipset Motherboard from ASUS , ASUS ROG , ASUS TUF series.

For Graphics Card overclocking , participants must use ASUS,ASUS ROG,ASUS Strix Series graphics cards. (Nvidia and AMD both can be used)

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So we are very excited in this overclocking competition and for futher information stay tuned.
For Futher Information of the OC Showndown Competition please contact ASUS Representative.

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USEFUL Links

Extreme series competition rules :  http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/rogocs_extreme_r1
Formula series competition rules :  http://oc-esports.io/#!/round/rogocs_formula_r1
Intel : www.intel.com
G.Skill : www.gskill.com/en
HyperX : www.kingston.com/en/hyperx
Enermax : www.enermax.com
8ECC : www.der8auer.com
ASUS : www.asus.com

Arya Sengupta

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