ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that supreme overclockers competing at the ROG OC Showdown arena achieved three world records and one global first place.
Participants were challenged to break all previous performance boundaries using ROG’s Rampage V Extreme X99 chipset-based gaming motherboard and ASUS GTX Titan X graphics cards. Supporting hardware components included Predator DDR4 memory from Hyper®, Intel® Core™ i7 5960X processors and Seasonic® Platinum Series 1200 power supplies.
Commenting jointly on their world-class results, Ian Parry (aka ‘8Pack’) from Overclockers UK and Roman Hartung (‘der8auer’) from CaseKing.de, said: “Once we figured out the best settings, we had an amazing performance and were able to take down world records and achieve a global first place — all in the same benching session.”
World’s best hardware and world’s best overclockers combine to smash world records
Two new world records were set with the Catzilla benchmarking tool, including both three-way 720P and four-way 1440P, setting respective new bests of 1550MHz/2000MHz and 1625MHz/2000MHz.The third world record was set in 3DMark11’s Performance category, notching up 1587MHz/2000MHz. For their achievement, 8Pack and der8auer won a cash prize of US$750 per world record — for a total award of US$2,250.
The world-beating overclocking pair also secured the global first place position with Catzilla 720P’s four-way benchmark, pushing GTX Titan X to 1575MHz/2000MHz.