It’s that time of the year for GALAX most highlighted annual event, the GALAX Overclocking and eSports Carnival2017 (GOC/GEC).Just like every year, Gamers and Overclockers from all over the world will be competing and giving their best in the GOC & GEC events that are filled with passion and excitement.
While GOC/GEC is having its 9thanniversary, GALAX has confirmed the date, prizes, and location of GOC/GEC 2017. GALAX decided to take a leap and bring GOC/GEC to a brand new location from China to Thailand. Recent years, GALAX’s business has recorded significant growth in Asia Pacific, not only for graphics cards but also SSD’s, Memory and gaming accessories.
The online qualification contest of GOC has already finished. After a month of very competitive, extreme overclocking,12overclockers with the highest scoring submissions were already invited to compete in the Grand Final which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 25th November 2017.
During the GOC online qualifier, contestants have used GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti HOF OC Lab Edition and GALAX DDR4 memory for extreme overclocking with really out of this world results. Greek contestants OGS has completed 3DMark Time Spy with 2.7GHz core frequency, while South Africa contestantsDrWeez ran off the high score of 12429.
In addition, four more contestants broke the old world records of 7 sec 985 ms in the GPUPI 1B, which were OGS and Phil from Greece, Bob (NZ) from Australia and Rauf from Sweden, while Phil in 3.012GHz core frequency to achieve 7sec 765ms results, proved the quality of GALAX’s products.
*12 GOC Finalists
For GEC, local teams registered in October and will compete in the qualifying event of CS: GO in Thailand. The top 2 teams will be entered into the Grand Final round which also takes place at the same venue with GOC.
Jack Lee, Vice president of GALAX Sales and Marketing said, “We are excited to bring GOC/GEC to the world. Every year we have gathered overclockers and gamers from different countries to celebrate the biggest annual event of GALAX. Please come join us; we want to share our passion and excitement with all PC enthusiasts.”