Winners announced in world’s largest AMD overclocking contest

September 29, 2009

Winners announced in world’s largest AMD overclocking contest

Fantastic prizes to be awarded in two categories by GIGABYTE, FSP, Maxcube, GlacialTech, GSkill, and Enermax

Helsinki, Finland – September 29th, 2009 - Futuremark® Corporation today released winners' details from its worldwide GIGABYTE Dragon contest after four weeks of intense competition and a record 24,199 entries.


The GIGABYTE Dragon contest saw overclockers worldwide competing to achieve the highest score with 3DMark06 in two segmented categories.

Overall Winners

Grand Winner 36,022 3DMarks Sarkis (DeDal)
2nd Place 35,570 3DMarks Giorgioprimo
3rd Place 35,501 3DMarks Mean Machine

Top CPU Overclock %

Grand Winner (33,977) 5.651 Ghz Chew
2nd Place (33,331) 6.161 GHz Sarkis (DeDal)
3rd Place (31,668) 6.049 GHz Giorgioprimo

Random Winners

  • Week 1 nalonon
  • Week 2 jugiho
  • Week 3 N_tno_c
  • Week 4 Blaz_joystick

All winners receive a selection of prizes from contest sponsors GIGABYTE, FSP, Maxcube, GlacialTech, Gskill, and Enermax. Prizes include GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P motherboard, FSP Everest 800 Watt power supply, Maxcube Amoris 6010 Architectural Designed Gaming Case, GlacialTech X-Wing Notebook Cooling Pad, Gskill F3 12800CL8D DDR3 1600 MHz 4GB (2GBx2) memory module, and Enermax Apollo series 12cm Fan. Additional prizes awarded to second and third place runner-ups as well as one weekly lucky draw prizes for GIGABYTE motherboards given away just for entering.

"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 GIGABYTE Dragon the world’s largest AMD overclocking competition."


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Futuremark Corporation
GIGABYTE (Motherboard and VGA sponsor)
FSP (Power Supply sponsor)
Maxcube (Case sponsor)
GlacialTech (Cooler sponsor)
Enermax (Fan sponsor)
Gskill (Memory sponsor)

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

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Company Contacts

North America:
Oliver Baltuch
President, Futuremark Inc.
Phone: +1 408 517 0910 (PST)

Europe and ROW:
Jukka Mäkinen
Vice President, PC Products and Services
Phone: +358 20 759 8250 (GMT +2)

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