The much awaited annual GALAX Overclocking and eSports Carnival 2017 (GOC/GEC) is just around the corner, an annual event where gamers and overclockers from around the world will be competing and this round of GOC / GEC happens to be its 9th anniversary and GALAX has confirmed the date, prizes, and location of GOC/GEC 2017.
Unlike the events of past years that were held in China, this time around the GOC / GEC is in Thailand, it’s without a doubt that GALAX’s business has recorded significant growth in Asia Pacific, not only for graphics cards, but also SSD’s, Memory and gaming accessories.
With the online qualification of GOC completed, after a month of extreme overclocking, 12 of the top overclockers are now set to be at the Grand Finals that is to take place in Bangkok, Thailand at 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 contestants DrWeez ran of 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.
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 take 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.”