This is the general MSI MOA 2011 overclocking competition thread. We try to collect all information on the different aspects of MSI MOA 2011 qualifiers.
1. Structure of the MSI MOA 2011 event
There are three levels of competition:
- National: several online, live and handpicked contestants are selected from the countries (or group of countries) to compete in the live Regional finals.
- Regional: three live finals (Americas, EMEA and APAC) and two online competitions.
- Grand Final: one worldwide final is held in Taipei, featuring overclockers from all around the world.
There are two types of competition:
- Live: competitors meet in one location and compete with hardware provided by MSI and its partners
- Online: competitors compete online for a spot in a live final
1.1 - National events:
- Americas (finished)
- APAC (finished)
--- Online: Australia/New-Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam
--- Online + live: Indonesia, Japan, Philippines
- EMEA (finished)
--- Online: Greece, Italy, Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Sweden) and Turkey
--- Live: Poland (handpicked contestants)
--- Online + live: Benelux (Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands), France and Ukraine
1.2 - Regional events:
- MOA Americas (finished)
--- Online: qualifier for entire region at HWBOT
--- Live final: Las Vegas, Jan 6th
- MOA EMEA (finished)
--- Live final: Istanbul, April 14-17th
- MOA APAC (finished)
--- Live final: Jakarta, July 7th
- Futuremark Lords of Overclocking (finished)
--- Online: qualifiers split in 3 regions for tickets straight to worldwide final
- HWBOT competition (finished)
--- Online: one ticket to world-wide final
We'll there will always be debates on who got a nice cpu and who got a nice gpu, but one thing is for sure, elmor has won almost every competition, because he simply is the best haha. I think the competitions are fair enough.
Originally Posted by SoF
if I am not able to run sub 6.3s at 6.8ghz, I am not worthy to even screen it!
Good lucky to the winners...
Me and Fugger got #4 place at Vegas and i can t go...
We lose about only 12 points in the 3DM11...witha a crap CPU (and good VGA)..
That s a pity i can t go at this year...is the most wonderful overclocking competition that i know...
Best regards and take care with Elmor and Me4me...they are really good