Last weekend, the Chinese city of Ujan adopted one of the most important competitions of the year in the world of overclocking — Traditional Galax OC 2016 (GOC 2016) tournament. 12 participants took place the selection of selection, and despite the temptation to include a number of overclocking masters from the Middle Kingdom among the finalists, the organizers abstained from this step. The Galaxy Microsystems auspices tournament will be remembered not only by the composition (more than half of the participants — multiple winners of international competitions), but also an impressive prize pool: 60 thousand. yuan (about 535 thousand. rub.) for the three winners and from 3 thousand. up to 6 thousand. Yuan (26.8–53.5 thousand. rub.) for each world record.
The heterogeneity of the accelerated potential of components, as is often the case, introduced a considerable intrigue, nevertheless, dark horses like BOB (NZ) and Alex@Ro failed to intervene in the struggle for leadership. After the first two disciplines GOC 2016 — 3dmark 11 Physics and Geekbench 3 — The standings were headed by the Lucky_n00b Indonesian and the Xtreme Addict Pole (94 points each), and the representative of Germany Dancop was third (90 points).
The decisive battles were held in 3DMark Time Spy and 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme video cards. Both stages remained for a participant from South Africa Vivi, and he would be the winner of the competition, but Alva «Lucky_n00b» Jonathan generally performed more evenly and eventually won the main prize of 30 thousand. Yuan (267.6 thousand. rub.). «Silver» Gottfried got «Vivi» Roodotu, and Daniel «Dancop» The width was content «bronze».
The day after the Grand Final, the overclocks again took up glasses with liquid nitrogen and components Galax. A good reason for this was monetary bonuses for each established record (see. higher). The strict compliance of the Rules by the participants of the GOC 2016 was monitored by competent judges — HWBOT resource employees.Org Peter-Yang «Massman» Plazier and Christian Ney, as well as the representative of Galaxy Microsystems Mad TSE, formerly one of the leaders of the personal standings of HWBOT.
While the GOC 2016 participants are going home, the decisive phase includes the unofficial world championship among the countries of Hwbot Country Cup 2016. On December 23, it will be clear whether Australia can win a prestigious cup for the fourth time in a row. It can interfere with this, for example, Germany — Silver medalist Country Cup 2015.
- OC Esports