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Overclocking Goes Int'l.: Overdrive In The USA

The Championship

We will hold the contest at the following dates and locations:

USATrialsLos Angeles, CANovember 8 and 9Tom’s Hardware Office
GermanyTrialsMunich, GermanyNovember 21 and 22Next to Tom’s Hardware Office
TaiwanTrialsTaipei, TaiwanNovember 21 and 22NTHU Int. Convention Center (台大醫院國際會議中心)
FranceTrialsParis, FranceNovember 29 and 30Tom’s Hardware Headquarters
ItalyTrialsMilan, ItalyNovember 29 and 30Near Tom’s Hardware Office
FranceFinalsParis, FranceDecember 13 and 14Tom’s Hardware Headquarters

In most cases the participants will arrive one day early, so they have two full days to prepare and to overclock the living daylights out of our components.

Due to limited resources, we cannot make these events open to the public, but we welcome all media and industry people who would like to attend. If you’d like to attend one of the international events, please email pschmid [at] We are happy to accommodate all requests in the order they arrive. We had a number of friends and family attend our US trials and everyone seemed to have a very good time.


Although the full list of participants has not been fixed for all countries, here are the teams that were selected for three of the competing countries:


  • Westyle & Jmax Hardware
  • Marmott & Florian76
  • Thor941 & CtrlFix
  • boblemagnifique & redratamd
  • **Drazendead & Joker_V3


  • Memory Extreme Team Italy
  • Shark OC Team
  • Sfera OC Team
  • NextHardware Overclocking Team
  • Xtremehardware-OC-Team


  • Team 5G
  • OCForums
  • 411 Overkill Extreme Overclocking

Germany and Taiwan

Well be following up with more detailed information about our German and Taiwanese competitors soon.