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In Pictures: MSI's Master Overclocking Arena 2013 Finals

In Pictures: MSI's Master Overclocking Arena 2013 Finals
By , German Lopez
Welcome To The Master Overclocking Arena

Back in October, we were invited to the Master Overclocking Arena 2013 Finals. Started in 2009, the MSI contest is now one of the biggest overclocking events in the world.

The online qualifiers started few months ago, where participants from all parts of the world showed their skills in getting as much performance as possible from their components using extreme cooling. Naturally, the liquid nitrogen flowed like water.

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    Divyanshu Sah , November 2, 2013 12:07 AM
    Good overclocking.
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    rush21hit , November 2, 2013 5:51 AM
    That's a lot of LN2.
    Now, if only the article also display the result of those winners :( 
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    Horsebadorties , November 2, 2013 6:52 AM
    Not a good place to meet chicks.
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    MANOFKRYPTONAK , November 2, 2013 10:43 AM
    Picture 18, I bet thats the only insertion hes ever got... and he doesn't look too happy about it.
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    ihog , November 2, 2013 1:16 PM
    It would make too much sense to display the results. What is Tom's, a bunch of idiots? Why would they post absolutely unnecessary and pointless articles?
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    saint19 , November 2, 2013 8:53 PM
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    Not a good place to meet chicks.


    Quote:
    It would make too much sense to display the results. What is Tom's, a bunch of idiots? Why would they post absolutely unnecessary and pointless articles?


    Thanks for the comments, we would add another picture with the final results.
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    FloKid , November 3, 2013 6:47 PM
    If I push this OC button can I win?
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    saint19 , November 3, 2013 7:14 PM
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    If I push this OC button can I win?


    At this level, you will need more that a simple button.
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    FloKid , November 3, 2013 10:06 PM
    How come a computer can't overclock itself better than a human, if you gave it all the cooling?
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    Anonymous , November 4, 2013 2:25 AM
    Now overclock your brain.
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    Stardust342 , November 4, 2013 3:58 PM
    Isn't the winner just the person who got the best CPU (Silicon lottery winner)?
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    saint19 , November 4, 2013 7:44 PM
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    Isn't the winner just the person who got the best CPU (Silicon lottery winner)?


    Not really, the best CPU was in hands of Lucky_n00b but T0lsty got a much better score in 3DMark compared with the reference score for the competition.
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    ginjaninja7 , November 5, 2013 9:59 PM
    Now lets play games like this where we have to play then Pause then play then Pause and pour LN2 over. hahahahahah :)  just joking.
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    shin0bi272 , November 7, 2013 5:34 PM
    needs a blankie... lol thats hilarious.
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    phone_trouble , November 13, 2013 6:33 AM
    a simple search online found the hardware info. This article had all the best photos of the participants.
    All overclockers will be using the exact same hardware:

    MSI Z87 MPower Max mainboard
    MSI N780 Lightning graphics card (GeForce GTX 780)
    Intel Core i7 4770K processor
    Corsair Vengeance Pro memory, 8 GB (2x 4 GB) DDR3-2800
    Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD
    Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1500W PSU
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 or Windows XP Pro SP3
    Mainboard BIOS: E7815IMS.MOA / Graphics card BIOS: NV296MOA.101
    Graphics card driver: GeForce 326.80 Beta