GIGABYTE Announces ‘Spring Extreme Contest’

— Overclock Your AMD CPUs to the Limit and Win a 990FXA-UD7 Motherboard —

 

Taipei, Taiwan, February, 14th 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the GIGABYTE Spring Extreme Contest, its latest overclocking competition that will be hosted on HWBOT.org.

With the scent of spring in the air, GIGABYTE invites anyone in possession of an AMD processor and a GIGABYTE motherboard to tackle four uncompromising stages that will decide once and for all who rules the AMD roost, with top dog walking away with a top-of-the-range GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7. 

‘Spring Extreme Contest’ Stages

Stage 1 – Super PI 1M

Stage 2 – Super PI 32M

Stage 3 – PiFast

Stage 4 – PC Mark 05

The ‘Spring Extreme Contest’ will run from February 15th to March 15th 2012. The winner will take home a GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7 motherboard, with second and third places taking a 990FXA-UD5, and 990FXA-UD3 respectively. This contest is open to all HWBOT members. In the event of a tied score, the highest PC Mark 05 score will determine the contest winner.

For complete contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest page hosted on HWBOT.org: http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_spring_extreme

About the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7

The 990FXA-UD7 motherboard is designed to offer a blisteringly fast and efficient, high-speed platform for the latest AMD FX Series processors. With a unique hardware design that includes lower resistance fuses for ensuring lower voltage drops and providing more stable and plentiful power delivery, the 990FXA-UD7 is the ultimate platform for AMD ‘Bulldozer’ performance processors.

To learn more, visit: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3880#ov

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About GIGABYTE

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 and has since taken a position as one of the in the world’s top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebooks and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. Visit www.gigabyte.com for more information.