MSI MOA 2011 EMEA Finals Results
The finalists of the Europe, Middle East and Africa in MSI MOA 2011 compete for 5 places at the worldwide 2011 finals, prize money and hardware. In the end, it was the Romanian team of Matthew “Matose” Mihatoiu and Tudor “Monstru” Badica with the fastest overall scores in SuperPI 32M, 3DMark 03 and 3DMark 11 to claim the $1500 prize and a stack of MSI hardware. The Romanian team beat, amongst others, the current world champions Elmor and ME4ME and will enter the worldwide finals later this year as one of the favorites to grab the MOA2011 world title.
Next to the EMEA champions Matose and Monstru, four other teams qualified for the world finals. Greece’s Stelaras and Aristidis took a $1000 price check next to their hardware and Russia’s Smoke and Slamms took a $500 award. Sweden current World Champions Elmor and ME4ME and Germany’s Loopy83 and kabauterman completed the top five. These teams will represent the EMEA region at the world MOA finals later this year in Taiwan.
The MOA EMEA 2011finals were performed on MSI’s Big Bang Marshal mainboard and N580GTX Lightning Graphics Card. Where Championship winner Monstru proclaimed how easy MSI’s hardware was to overclock and didn’t require extensive modifications unlike graphics cards from other vendors. This is a result of MSI’s continuous dedication to use only the best hardware and most ingenious design to deliver the ultimate enthusiast products.