Futuremark, der blandt andet står bag de populære 3DMark test programmer, har nu afsluttet deres store Sandy Bridge overclocking konkurrence. Der var i tusindvis af deltagere fra hele 60 lande verden over.
In June Futuremark ran a worldwide overclockingcompetition to push the limits of performance for PCs using Sandy Bridge chipsets.Today, Futuremark congratulates the winners of the contest that saw thousands of entriesfrom more than 60 countries.
SANDY BRIDGE Z68 INTEGRATED GRAPHICS OC CONTEST
This contest segment was restricted to PCs with Intel's new Sandy Bridge Z68 chipsetwith integrated Intel HD Graphics.
Alva "Lucky_n00b" Jonathan smashed through the P4000 limit to set a new world record ofP4419 using 3DMark Vantage's performance preset. His set-up consisted of an Intel Corei7-2600K with MSI Z68A-GD80 motherboard. To better appreciate Alva's skills, withfactory settings his set up would score around P2200.
SANDY BRIDGE PLUS PALIT DISCRETE GRAPHICS OC CONTEST
The second contest segment was open to any PC using a Sandy Bridge-based CPU togetherwith a single card, single GPU Palit brand discrete graphics card.
Giorgioprimo took the honors, and collected the $1000 cash top prize, with a score ofP10734 using 3DMark 11 performance preset. His set up included an Intel Core i7-2600Kprocessor paired with a Palit GeForce GTX 580 graphics card. At factory settings, thisset up would score P6600.
TOP SCORES, TOP PRIZES
Palit Overclocking with Sandy Bridge is one of a number of overclocking competitionsFuturemark holds each year.
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