Win some cash and video cards!
Think that you're a super overclocker of GPUs? Now is your chance to prove it and win some cash or free hardware.
Gigabyte will be holding an overclocking competition that starts October 1 and runs to the end of 2009.
The contest will run for three rounds, with each round having its own unique theme. In October, enthusiasts will compete their overclocking using a GeForce GTX260. In November, it'll be a GeForce GTX275. In December, it'll be two GTX275s in SLI.
Contestants will compete based on 3DMark Vantage P scores as well as Resident Evil 5 numbers. Gigabyte will also be doing some overclocking of its own in-house to see what sort of numbers an OEM can achieve.
The champion of each round will receive US$1,500 cash. Second prize is a Gigabyte GTX295 graphics card and the third place winning will receive a Gigabyte Ultra Durable VGA GTX285. As an added bonus, any contestant that beats the benchmark set by the Gigabyte team will double his/her prize.
Even if you're not a super overclocker, there's a chance for all entrants. All entries into the contest will be eligible to win the GM-M8000 gaming mouse.
Check out Gigabyte's contest page for the full details – and if you win, be sure to let everyone know that Tom's Hardware sent you. Good luck!