), the Open Overclocking Cup is also taking place, with 12 top European extreme overclocking legends facing off against one another:
The audience can interact with the overclockers and there's also overclocking and a LN2 masterclass for ROG fans during the two days.
For more info, hit the PR button below. We'll post an update with pictures from the event next week!
ASUS Announces ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012
Established by ASUS in 2003, ASUS Open Cup has earned international popularity among cyberathletes from CIS and Europe. The finals of the 2012 ASUS Open Cup series will take place in Kiev, Ukraine, on December 13 to 16, 2012, at the Kiev CyberSport Arena, the largest gamers’ playground in the CIS countries. During the four days of competition the best cyberathletes from Russia, Ukraine, other CIS countries and Europe will be challenging each other in five disciplines for the Cup and the prize fund of $69,000.
ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012
Overclocking is a means of boosting a PC’s performance by changing the default component settings. It has grown from a practical hobby into a mass initiative for tens of thousands people all over the world. In 2012 the ASUS Open Cup finals will be accompanied with a competition of the leading professional overclockers from Russia, Ukraine and Europe. ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012 will take place on December 15 and 16 at the Kiev CyberSport Arena. The official website is http://oc.asus-open.com.
Overclockers to Compete
ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012 will be attended by the European legends of overclocking: Aristidis (Greece), Perica_barii (Montenegro), Matose (Romania), SF3D (Finland), stummerwinter (Germany), Xtreme Addict (Poland). The best overclockers from Russia and Ukraine – Smoke (Russia), 12 (Russia), cyclone (Ukraine), T0lsty (Ukraine) – are invited as well. The guest stars will be challenged by the strongest representatives of Russia and Ukraine who have passed through the qualifications. The audience will have the chance to communicate with the overclocking elite directly or via online conferences.
Master Class and Liquid Nitrogen Show
Overclocking master classes will be offered for everyone during ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012. Besides the competitive part, the audible will be able to see an entertainment program (with a liquid nitrogen show) and the finals of the international cybersport tournaments. Stay tuned for news from ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2012!
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling and most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,886 awards in 2011 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 11,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,100 engineers. Company revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion.
About ASUS ROG
The ASUS Republic of Gamers was created in 2006 in response to gamers and hardcore enthusiasts who requested more from their hardware. Since its creation, ROG has grown into a brand known for high quality and is an active participant in both gaming and overclocking events around the world, including QuakeCon, BlizzCon and Dreamhack. In the past five years, numerous overclocking records have been broken with ROG hardware and worldwide media have earned the brand over 1,800 awards and accolades. Adhering to the principle of “The Choice of Champions”, the ROG lineup includes motherboards, graphics cards, notebooks, desktops, mice and audio solutions, all designed to give gamers and enthusiasts the edge to win. To learn more, visit ROG at http://rog.asus.com.