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In Pictures: Insanity At Gigabyte's GO OC 2010

Gigabyte hosts an international overclocking competition every year, with regionals around the world that finally end in a grand face-off in Taipei, Taiwan, at Gigabyte's headquarters. Get a load out of what went down this year in Los Angeles with all the photos that were snapped. We'll be covering the finals in Taiwan in full detail, so look out for that coming soon!

The winner of the LA competition was Jeremy Clifton, otherwise known as Sno.Icn. Clifton along with Michael Graf (mikeguava), both won an all-expenses paid for round trip to Taipei for a chance to win the grand-champion title.

The following are the final scores for the LA competition:

NamePifast (sec)Win PointsWprime (sec)Win PointsSuper Pi (sec)Win PointsMAXXMEM (MB/s)Win PointsTotal Points
Sno.Icn00:14.2202000:02.8751601:19.0463023256268
Mikeguava00:14.2501600:02.7182001:19.8282024297460
ROSS00:14.550800:03.000401:19.53124257961652
Duex00:15.420000:02.9211201:22.6568259472040
FUGGER00:15.440000:02.9371001:21.5001624849632
Vapor00:14.5301000:02.968801:22.1251020411028
Gautam00:14.590600:03.093201:22.0471225205828
Gomeler00:15.060200:03.203001:24.5316253621220
3oh600:14.4101200:02.969600:00.00000018
G H Z00:14.660400:00.000000:00.0000253471014
rdrash00:00.000000:00.000000:00.0000000
Buckeye00:00.000000:00.000000:00.0000000

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  • nevertell
    Think about all the ruined UD9's. :(
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  • halls
    Love the picture of the iced-over pipes!
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  • joebob2000
    Whats the propane torch for? Just in case someone takes a drink from one of the mugs of LN2 expecting a hot sip of coffee and instead gets a mouthful of freeze that they need to thaw really really fast?
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  • squallypie
    superduperwaterheliumborone cooled CPU's + Frozen Fermi's + Watercooled chicks = gamer's haven

    ( 2010 Gamer's Equation by Isaac Newton )
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  • Gin Fushicho
    All expense? That includes food, hotel, and possibly prostitutes right?

    What about the purchase of video games? A new TV? =p

    Anyway.... I can't wait to see the finals, I bet the speeds are going to be ridiculous.
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  • chefboyeb
    At an event like this, I wouldn't mind being part of the cleaning crew... Damn! Goodies!
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  • royalcrown
    super dorks !
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  • BulkZerker
    Lol @squalliepie, fernis don't freeze. They get to ambient, even with helium
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  • mikewong
    I feel... miserable with my fan cooled CPU...
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  • mrecio
    I must not overclock enough, I have no idea what the score are actually telling me... but the pictures make up for all of that. Its like going to the redneck tractor pulls, you see some shiat!

    cant wait to see pictures of the championship
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