Futuremark's Gainward Overclocking Competition Attracts Worldwide Interest

October 18, 2011

Futuremark's Gainward Overclocking Competition Attracts Worldwide Interest

HELSINKI, FINLAND – OCTOBER 14, 2011 – Futuremark® today announces the winners of its most recent 3DMark 11 overclocking competition, sponsored by Gainward. The competition attracted worldwide interest and more than 5,000 entries from around the globe.

"Gainward congratulate the winners, and thank everyone for making this contest a worldwide success," said Paul Sun, General Manager at Gainward Technology International Ltd.


This segment was open to all owners of Gainward GeForce® graphics cards. The winner of the USD $1000 top prize for submitting the highest score was Hazzan of Indonesia, who beat runners up from Italy, Belgium and Finland.


This segment was open to all 3DMark 11 users, with all brands of PC hardware. Each week featured a different precision overclocking challenge with the aim of hitting a specific score target. Winners included PetraD (Germany), Vlad5566 (Ukraine) jannee__ (Finland) and Bolonar (Russia).


All 3DMark 11 scores submitted to 3DMark.com using GeIL brand memory during the four week contest were entered into a special GeIL memory lucky draw. Winners included SArd (Russia), theis.rainer (Germany) and Andy van Hollywood (Germany).

About Futuremark® Corporation

Futuremark® Corporation creates the world's most popular benchmarks and PC performance tests. Futuremark's free 3DMark®, PCMark® and Peacekeeper™ tests have helped millions of people measure and improve their PCs' performance for games, media, applications and web. Futuremark Games Studio, wholly owned by Futuremark Corporation, creates original games with new and entertaining gameplay. The studio is currently developing Hungribles™, a skill shot puzzle game for iPhone® and iPad® and has two further unannounced titles in development. Futuremark maintains offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. http://www.futuremark.com/

About Gainward

Gainward was founded in 1984 with a commitment to develop the most advanced graphics accelerators in the industry and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Received great reputation for manufacturing of leading edge products for the enthusiastic market. Gainward "Golden Sample" (GS) and "Golden Sample Goes Like Hell" (GS-GLH) are two signature synonyms for aggressive overclocked and extreme overclocked graphics cards in the gaming society. In 2010, Gainward successfully released innovative brand new thermal solution, Gainward “Phantom series” which interprets Gainward innovative R&D ability and adopts the best-in-class materials for enthusiastic gamers. As one of the top graphics cards leading brands, Gainward continues to provide cutting edge products with excellent quality. Furthermore, Gainward brand name symbolizes our belief in gaining trusts and respects from our valued customers. With Headquarter based in Taipei, Taiwan, factory in Shenzhen, China and European Headquarter in Munich, Germany. Gainward is ambitious to address worldwide market and cooperates closely with its globally localized channel partners. For further information please visit http://www.gainward.com

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