Jan 30, 2015 Written by:ASUS

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces OC Showdown 2015

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Starting on January 30th at 12pm GMT, ASUS ROG launches its OC Showdown 2015 overclocking competition!

The aim of OC Showdown 2015 is to engage and support the entire OC community; whether you're the very top of the game or just enthusiastic about joining in for some benchmarking fun. A total of six online competitions are planned for 2015 on the HWBOT (oc-esports.io) website, with three rounds per series, through to the third quarter this year. Those who join throughout the three events will be able to accumulate points for the entire series!

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The competition is separated in two series, supporting all levels of overclocking enthusiasts:

  • Extreme Series for extreme cooling overclockers (sub-zero ºC; suitable for HWBot Elite and Extreme leagues)
  • Formula Series for air and water cooling overclockers (above 20ºC; suitable for HWBot Rookie, Novice and Enthusiast leagues)

The first event of the Extreme series starts today through to March 2nd with the Formula series kicking off on March 6th.


ROG OC Showdown 2015 would like to thank several key partners that are providing prizes for each round. Prize partners for the Extreme series are Intel, G.Skill, Enermax and 8ECC and for the upcoming Formula series prize partners are Intel, HyperX and Enermax.

For the first round of Extreme Series, prizes are:

  • ROG Matrix GTX 980
  • G.SKILL RipJaws4 DDR4-3200 16GB Black
  • ROG Rampage V Extreme
  • Intel Core i7 5930K
  • Enermax Platimax 1500W
  • G.SKILL RipJaws4 DDR4-3000 16GB Red
  • Enermax Platimax 1500W
  • G.SKILL RipJaws4 DDR4-3000 16GB Black
  • ROG Maximus VII Gene
  • Enermax Platimax 1500W
  • ROG Maximus VII Gene
  • 8ECC LN2 CPU Pot Fusion R3.1 Black and Red Mounting

More chances to win with the lucky draw! The lucky draw is open to all participants of the 3 stages. Get a chance to win:

  • 5x ROG T-Shirt
  • 5x Enermax TwisterStorm 3500rpm 12cm fan
  • 5x Enermax HDD/SDD Mobile Rack

See the press release below for more details on the OC Showdown launch, and for competition rules and benchmark details, see each series page above.

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