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136 Highest Records Set at MSI MOA 2014 Grand Finals

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Mon, 20 Oct 2014

[Taipei, Taiwan] On October 19th, MSI Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) 2014 Grand Finals came to a history changing conclusion. In the end, these extreme overclockers achieved the highest records ever on 136 categories in the NO LIMITS battle. Wizerty from France, bboyjezz from Indonesia, Steponz from the U.S., T0lsty from Ukraine, and Vivi from South Africa defeated all opposition to won the NO LIMITS battle with a cash prize of $7,500 USD. Wizerty had achieved the highest records in 35 categories to become the champion and took home $2,500 USD prize money.


In MOA 2014 NO LIMITS battle, MSI X99S MPOWER and Z97 MPOWER motherboards were chosen by most of the contestants to achieve the highest records. Built from the ground up to be the no-holds barred attitude, X99S MPOWER and Z97 MPOWER are OC Certified, that means they can survive any overclocking situation. The exclusive use of Military Class 4 components, optimized CPU VRM and socket area design can provide the best cooling efficiency. OC Engine offers a dedicated clock generator for more flexible BCLK adjustments. Using these straps prevents system crashing while overclocking on the edge and opens doors to achieve the absolute maximum.

For graphics card, GTX 980 and GTX 970 are both the latest GPU in NVIDIA Maxwell series which are the overclocking monster. It’s approved in MOA 2014 by 23 highest records in variety categories. MSI GTX 980 GAMING 4G and GTX 970 GAMING 4G are not only designed for easy gaming by new GAMING APP and the all-new Twin Frozr V, but also push core clock in unlimited range. Furthermore, half of the records are made by MSI R9 290 and 280, which show their immeasurable overclocking potential.

The summary of highest records winners as follows:

Rank Contestant Country Motherboard Graphics Card Prize (USD)
1st Wizerty France Z97 MPOWER   $2,500
2nd bboyjezz Indonesia X99S XPOWER AC
Z97 MPOWER MAX AC
GTX 970 GAMING 4G
R9 295X2 Series
$2,000
3rd Steponz U.S.A. X99S MPOWER R9 280 Series $1,500
4th T0lsty Ukraine Z97 MPOWER R9 290 Series $1,000
5th Vivi South Africa X99S MPOWER
Z97 MPOWER
GTX 980 GAMING 4G
GTX 970 GAMING 4G
$500



MOA 2014 NO LIMITS battle results details:
Classic Battle: http://hwbot.org/competition/moa_ww_2014_cb/
NO LIMITS Battle: http://hwbot.org/competition/moa_ww_2014_nlb/
2D Categories: http://oc-esports.io/#/round/moa_ww_2014_nlb_2d/submissions
3D Categories: http://oc-esports.io/#/round/moa_ww_2014_nlb_3d/submissions
 

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