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ASRock X79 Overclock ‘KING’ Motherboard Broke 3DMark 11 World Record!

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TAIPEI, Taiwan, February 20, 2012 - The global leading motherboard brand ASRock today announced the winner list of the 2012 Global OC Competition, partnered with Futuremark® and sponsored by Intel, Kingston, Cooler Master, Sparkle and ROCCAT. The final champion of Sandy Bridge-E event goes to Montenegro overclocker Perica_barii while the Croatia overclocker Quake won the title of Sandy Bridge event final champion.  

Incredibly, Perica_barii from Montenegro achieved a 3DMark 11 performance preset score of P12773 with ASRock X79 Extreme4 Motherboard, Intel Corei7 3930K and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580, and set   the official world record of 3DMark 11 single GPU score. The former record holder SuidePhoenix also made a breakthrough on his own score to P12529 with ASRock X79 Extreme6, Intel Corei7 3930K and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580, which came on the top in the final week of the competition. Moreover, in Futuremark's official 3DMark 11 Physics score Hall of Fame, 3 out of the top 20 results were from this contest.

The competition which ran from January 16 to February 12, 2012 attracted approximately 100,000 entries  worldwide that made the competition was extremely intense. With 22 entries scoring exceeding P10,000 on 3DMark11 test from the competition and myriads of  positive reviews from the global  media, ASRock X79 and Z68 series is widely regarded as motherboards of high reliability and excellent performance.  

Sandy Bridge-E Champion System Specifications:

ASRock X79 Extreme4, 

Intel Corei7 3930K 

Sandy Bridge Champion System Specifications: 

ASRock P67 Performance, 

Intel Core i7‐2600K 

Winner List: 

 

Overall

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Sandy Bridge-E

Perica_barii

Lucky_n00b

giorgioprimo

Milentije

SuicidePhoenix

P12773

P11484

P11866

P11712

P12529

Sandy Bridge

Quake

Dekara

cische

trut_bar

Coldest

P12474

P12251

P12179

P12096

P11375

For full winner/prize list of the ASRock Global OC Competition, please visit 

http://www.asrock.com/microsite/oc/  

For more product information, please visit :

http://www.asrock.com/microsite/intelx79/

About ASRock

ASRock Inc. is established in 2002, specialized in the field of motherboards. ASRock strives to build up its own brand. With the 3C design concept, "Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness", the company explores the limit of motherboards manufacturing while paying attention on the eco issue at the same time, developing products with the consideration of eco-friendly concept. 

ASRock has been growing fast and become world third largest motherboard brand with headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan and branches in Europe and the USA. The young and vibrant company targets at entry to mainstream segment MB business, owning reputation around the world market with its reliability and proficiency. Further information, please visit http://www.asrock.com/.

ABOUT 3DMARK®

3DMark® is the world's most popular benchmark and PC test. 3DMark uses specifically designed tests featuring high-end real-time graphics to accurately and consistently measure PC gaming performance. Futuremark currently offers 3DMark06 for Windows XP, 3DMark Vantage for Windows Vista, and 3DMark 11 for Windows 7. New versions of 3DMark for Windows 8 and for Android are currently in development and are expected to be released in 2012. Find out more and download 3DMark 11 Basic Edition for free from http://www.3dmark.com.