GIGABYTE announced another great competition for the overclocking community with the Target OC: Open Target challenge, to be hosted this November and December on HWBOT.org.
The Open Target challenge will see the overclockers from all corners of the world compete in different cooling and CPU categories for big cash and GIGABYTE Z170 motherboard prizes.
Starting November 8thand running until December 31st2015, contestants will attempt to hit challenging targets in Ambient and Extreme categories using the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility and Geekbench 3, with new targets being revealed every week. Overclockers are free to use any GIGABYTE motherboard as there are no restrictions on chipset.
Contestants will have the opportunity to win prizes including GIGABYTEZ170X-Gaming 3 and GIGABYTE Z170X-SOC FORCE motherboards as well as USD $250 for those that achieve a global first place. At the end of the contest there will be a lucky draw for USD $500 and a GIGABYTEZ170X-Gaming G1 motherboard for anyone who has participated in all the sub-categories of their respective cooling category.
- The winners of each of the 3 ambient categories will be rewarded with a GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming 3 motherboard.
- The winners of each of the 3 extreme categories will be rewarded with a GIGABYTE Z170X-SOC FORCE motherboard.
- A cash prize of USD $250 will be awarded to anyone that sets a Global First Place by the end of the competition. Requirement: Must have submitted in 3 subcategories with 2 benchmarks on each. Awarded when contest ends.
- Everyone that participates in all the sub-categories will be eligible to enter the lucky draw of USD $500 and a GIGABYTEZ170X-Gaming G1 motherboard.