Live Overclocking Competitions Overview

On this page we collect information on the live overclocking competitions. We hope to make this page more dynamic in the near future and support the live overclocking competition scene with more data, statistics and information. For now, we hope you can already enjoy this information!

The HWBOT Staff.

HWBOT Live OC Standings

In below table you can find the best performing live overclockers based on our HWBOT point algorithm. For each live overclocking competition, no matter if global or regional, the winner receives 50 points. Second to fifth receive 40, 30, 20 and 10 points respectively. Participation yields 1 point. These include invitational as well as qualifying competitions. For overclocking competitions in teams, each of the team members receive the maximum amount of points. So in a winning team of two, each receives 50 points.

OverclockerTotal2008200920102011201220132014
1.SwedenElmor403921101015050
2.PolandXtreme Addict2625161150
3.SwedenME4ME26011010050
4.RomaniaMatose26020801005010
5.USASplave234151401141
6.PolandRyba2344113032301
7.FinlandSF3D193711001120
8.Koreaoc_windforce183120415071
9.UkraineT0lsty1644112120
10.GreeceAristidis16340180411
11.KoreaLittleboy16120415050
12.IndonesiaLucky_n00b155502101911
13.BelgiumMassman1531070721
14.UK8 Pack15117081
15.BelgiumPt1t139470211241
16.USAFugger13452511120
17.MontenegroPerica_barii12312110010
18.RomaniaMonstru13212110010
19.SwedenCrotale1209030
20.ThailandZolkorn1163512141
Last update: July 3rd, 2014

By Cash Prize

TotalOverclockerYears Active
1.USD $12,850Splave2010-2014
2.USD $11,663Xtreme Addict2012-2014
3.USD $10,413Elmor2008-2014
4.USD $7,750Matose2010-2012
5.USD $5,500T0lsty2010-2013

By Appearances

AppearancesOverclockerYears Active
1.14Elmor2008-2014
2.13Pt1t2012-2014
3.11Splave2010-2014
4.11SF3D2010-2013
5.10Ryba2010-2013

Most prestigious competitions

Below you can find the most prestigious overclocking competitions ranked by total prize purse. Competition series with multiple live overclocking events are grouped together. This table is maintained manually so check back for updated figures.

Prize PurseContestLinkOrganizerYearQ/ITypeLocation
USD $25,000Intel OC Challenge 2014HWBOTIntel2014InvitationalTeam (4)Taipei
USD $20,000Computex OC Main EventCorsair/Intel2013InvitationalTeam (2)Taipei
USD $15,000HyperX OC Takeover 2014HWBOTHyperX2014QualifierIndividualLas Vegas
USD $15,000MSI MOA 2014HWBOTMOA2014QualifierIndividualTaipei
USD $12,500G.SKILL OC World Cup 2014HWBOTG.SKILL2014QualifierIndividualTaipei
USD $15,000MSI MOA 2011HWBOTMSI2011QualifierTeam (2)Taipei, Istanbul, Jakarta, Las Vegas
USD $10,333MSI MOA 2013HWBOTMSI2013QualifierIndividualTaipei
USD $10,000HyperX OC Takeover Computex 2014HWBOTHyperX2014invitationalTeam (2)Taipei
USD $10,000HyperX OC TakeoverHWBOTHyperX2013QualifierIndividualLas Vegas
USD $9,000MSI MOA 2010HWBOTMSI2010QualifierTeam (2)Taipei, Paris
USD $8,000GIGABYTE GOOC 2010HWBOTGIGABYTE2010QualifierIndividualTaipei
Last update: July 1st, 2014

Highest Cash Prize Per Individual

ValuePositionContestYear
USD $10,0001stG.SKILL OC World Cup2014
USD $5,0001stDiTech Int’l Overclocking Championship2008
USD $5,0001stGIGABYTE GOOC 2010 Grand Final2010
USD $5,0001stHyperX OC Takeover2013
USD $5,0001stMSI MOA 20142013
USD $3,0001stMSI MOA 2013 Classic Battle2013

Overall Championship Series

ValueRoundsContestYear
USD $70,83312MSI Master Overclocking Arena2008-2014
USD $35,0003HyperX OC Takeover2013-2014
USD $25,0001Intel OC Challenge2014
USD $24,0004GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship2008-2010
USD $20,0001OC Main Event2012

Competitions Included In Data

Below a list of live overclocking competitions of which the data is included in above tables.

2014

  • MSI MOA 2014
  • HyperX OC Takeover 2014
  • HyperX OC Takeover Computex 2014
  • Intel OC Challenge 2014
  • G.SKILL OC World Cup 2014

2013

  • Computex OC Main Event
  • MSI MOA 2014 Classic Battle
  • MSI MOA 2014 Freestyle
  • ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2013
  • Galaxy Overclocking Carnival 2013

2012

  • MSI MOA 2012 Grand Final
  • ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2010

2011

  • MSI MOA 2011 “Operation Taipei” Grand Final
  • MSI MOA 2011 “Operation Las Vegas”
  • MSI MOA 2011 “Operation Istanbul”
  • MSI MOA 2011 “Operation Jakarta”
  • MSI MOA 2011 “Operation Jakarta”

2010

  • MSI MOA 2010 Grand Final
  • MSI MOA 2010 EMEA
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2010 Grand Final
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2010 North America
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2010 Europe
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2010 Latin America
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2010 Pan-Asia

2009

  • DiTech International Overclocking Championship
  • MSI MOA 2009 Grand Final (incomplete)
  • MSI MOA 2009 Europe (incomplete)
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2009 Europe
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2009 Grand Final (incomplete)

2008

  • MSI MOA 2008 Grand Final
  • MSI MOA 2008 Europe
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2008 Grand Final
  • GIGABYTE GOOC 2008 Grand Final Freestyle
  • Advanced Overclocking Championship 2008 (incomplete)
  • Advanced Overclocking Championship 2008 Berlin (incomplete)

2006

  • Abit Overclocking Competition 2006

2003

  • Abit Overclocking Competition 2003