SOURCE: Futuremark Corporation

Futuremark Corporation

June 23, 2009 09:00 ET

Winners Announced in World's Largest Overclocking Contest

SARATOGA, CA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) - Futuremark® Corporation today released winners' details from its worldwide Lords of Overclocking contest. After four weeks of intense competition and more than 225,000 entries, Andre Yang has been crowned the "Lord of Overclocking" for 2009. He will now be invited to the MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2009 event in Beijing, China this August 29, 2009. http://www.futuremark.com/lords

The Lords of Overclocking contest saw overclockers worldwide competing to achieve the highest score with 3DMark06, a benchmark program from Futuremark that measures the 3D gaming performance capabilities of PCs. 3DMark software has been downloaded more than 45 million times. The 3DMark06 edition is currently the world's most popular benchmark and can be downloaded for free from the Futuremark website. http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/

Overall Winners

                          Lord of Overclocking
             (highest overall score - World Record Broken)
                             Andre Yang

     Lord of Americas        Lord of Asia          Lord of Europe
       Andre Yang        HWA OC Team Turkey      benchbrothers.de

Weekly Winners

                Week 1         Week 2        Week 3        Week 4
Americas    Chris Morrell    Road-runner   Michael Graf  Mike Guava
Asia        Goddy Roodt      Gaidin        Chris         Pofigist
Europe      Sampsa Kurri     Haakon        Sacha35       Loc_oc

Futuremark Hall of Fame: http://www.futuremark.com/community/halloffame/lordsofoverclocking/

All winners received a selection of prizes from contest sponsors MSI, Huntkey, Thermaltake, GlacialTech, Enermax and Patriot Memory.

"Our congratulations go out to all the winners for their amazing achievements in pushing their PCs to the limits," said Jukka Mäkinen, Futuremark's Vice President, Products and Services. "We thank everyone who took part and made Lords of Overclocking the world's largest overclocking competition."

Links

Lords of Overclocking  http://www.futuremark.com/Lords
Download 3DMark06 http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/
Futuremark Corporation http://www.futuremark.com
MSI (Motherboard and VGA sponsor) http://www.msi.com
Huntkey (Power Supply sponsor) http://www.huntkeydiy.com
Thermaltake (Case sponsor) http://www.thermaltake.com
GlacialTech (Cooler sponsor) http://www.glacialtech.com
Enermax (Fan sponsor) http://www.enermax.com
Patriot Memory (Memory sponsor) http://www.patriotmem.com

Keywords and suggested tags
Futuremark, 3DMark, overclock, benchmark, competition, MSI,
Huntkey, Thermaltake, GlacialTech, Enermax, Patriot Memory

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Lords of Overclocking winners: http://bit.ly/LcT23

About Futuremark Corporation

Futuremark® Corporation is the leading provider of performance analysis software and services for PCs and smartphones. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including 3DMark® (with more than 45 million copies distributed worldwide), PCMark®, SPMark™ and VGMark™ and value-added services powered by the ORB, an online database of over 30 million real life benchmarking results. Futuremark maintains offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com

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