Monday, June 23rd 2014


GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced its latest overclocking contest hosted on, the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest. The main focus will be centered on the latest GIGABYTE 9 series motherboards with two stages running the CATZILLA benchmark on air/water cooling and LN2 cooling. A $500 cash prize and a GIGABYTE motherboard will be offered to the winner of each stages. An additional raffle will take place on each Friday for the opportunity to win a GIGABYTE T-Shirt.

To celebrate its new custom made skin on the Catzilla 720P benchmark, GIGABYTE is inviting the overclocking community to participate in GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest. Open to all HWBOT members from June 23rd 2014 until July 21st 2014, GIGABYTE invites all Overclockers to suit up for one epic cat fight and take on the following stages using any hardware platform on a 9 Series GIGABYTE motherboard.
To download the Catzilla benchmark with GIGABYTE skin, follow this link.

Contest Stages
Stage 1: Catzilla - 720p - 1x GPU using Air/Water cooling
Stage 2: Catzilla - 720p - 1x GPU using LN2 cooling

Contest Rules
All submissions must use a GIGABYTE 9 series motherboard. All screenshot submissions must include the competition wallpaper. All submissions must include a picture of the rig used, including competition background. Usual HWBOT submission and verification rules apply. For Air/Water cooling stage, a minimum CPU/GPU temperature of 30⁰C must be displayed.

Contest Prizes
  • Air/Water cooling stage: Winner gets $500 in cash and a GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H
  • LN2 cooling stage: Winner gets $500 in cash and a GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE LN2
  • Lucky draw (To be held on June 27th, July 4th, July 11th and July 18th): Winner gets a GIGABYTE T-Shirt
The GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC contest will run for one month, from June 23rd 2014 until July 21st 2014 midnight GMT/UTC (8AM 22/07 GMT+8).

For more details, and to participate, visit this page.
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1 Comment on GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest to be Hosted on HWBOT.ORG

Would be awesome if someone was to win this who is part of the techpowerup! Hwbot team!

Also anyone UK based I can help with ln2 needs, and damn I have enough rad for all of us ;)
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