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HWBOT World Tour ? Cape Town 2017: Tickets On Sale Now

Calling all South African overclockers! The Cape Town 2017 leg of the HWBOT World Tour is now confirmed with tickets going on sale today. Each LN2 ticket gives you a seat at the Overclockers Gathering and also allows you to compete in the Overclocking World Championship Cape Town Qualifier contest. Here?s what they have to say on the HWBOT World Tour site:

The HWBOT World Tour 2017 is shaping up nicely. After events in Las Vegas, Sao Paulo, Poitiers and Taipei, the next stop on the Tour is a trip to Cape Town, South Africa where we will be in attendance at EGE . The great news today is that tickets are now available for all South African overclockers who want to join in the fun. LN2 tickets entitle you to take part in the Overclockers Gathering the Overclocking World Championship Qualifier contest.

HWBOT will be hosting an Overclockers Gathering, providing a relaxed social environment where Overclockers will access to unlimited liquid nitrogen and have to chance to do some free style overclocking. Note: this is a BYOC event. Purchasing a LN2 ticket also gives you the opportunity to compete in the Overclocking World Championship Cape Town Qualifier contest. After a qualification stage on July 29th when overclockers compete across three benchmarks, the top scoring four overclockers will then compete in 1v1 Semi-Final and Final matches. The winner will be invited to compete in the Final in Berlin at the end of the year.

Tickets cost $100 USD (plus booking fee), include a ticket to EGE 2017 and access to unlimited LN2. What more could an overclocker ask for? You can read the full blog post on the HWBOT World Tour site here, or just skip ahead to this Eventbrite page and get yourself a ticket.


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Default HWBOT World Tour – Cape Town 2017: Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets available now. Event starts on July 28th... just a few weeks from today. Should be really good fun.
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Any details on the hardware and brands that will be used for the extreme oc competition?
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@QuantumX so regarding competition hardware:

You will need :
- Your own motherboard - You are free to choose brand, model, color => No ES boards, needs to be retail & run publicly available BIOS
- LN2 gear
- SSD

We will provide for the competition:
- CPUs (2x pieces each for qualifier // 1x draw for each final match) => will be 7700K
- Memory (one kit for qualifier, one kit draw for each final match) => Will be ... surprise!
- SSD (only for final matches) => OS will be win10, you are free to clone the OS on location if you want to use the same for qualifiers on your won drive.

I will publish next week the detailed rules for the contest incl. benchmarks etc.
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