Overclock to Win — $10,000 in prizes!

See the HyperX OC Takerover contest winners and scores!

Online Qualifier

October 7–November 4, 2013


Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV
January 9, 2014

Overclock your system with HyperX, ASUS, Intel and Cooler Master and you could win a prize package of products from all four companies plus a trip to the Finals in Las Vegas to compete for cash prizes of $2,000, $3,000 or even $5,000!

Register here!

The online contest on HWbot includes three events —Max Memory Frequency, SuperPi and Intel XTU. Participants will submit their highest or fastest scores in each category.

The online contest will be divided in four 1-week periods (all times are PST):

  • Week 1: October 7, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 14, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 2: October 14, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 21, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 3: October 21, 2013 11:00 a.m. to October 28, 2013 10:59 a.m.
  • Week 4: October 28, 2013 11:00 a.m. to November 4, 2013 10:59 a.m.

The five overclockers with the highest online points will qualify for the finals at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, with airfare and hotel covered.

In addition, contestants can win a $1,000 bonus in each category if they set a new world record at the finals.

Online Prizes

Product name: HyperX Predator 2400Mhz 8GB kit of 2
Model (KHX24C11T2K2/8X)
Retail Value: $117

HyperX Predator 2400Mhz 8GB kit of 2

Product name: Coolermaster Silent Pro Hybrid
Model number: RSA50-SPHAD3-US
Retail Value: $249.99

Coolermaster Silent Pro Hybrid

Product name: Intel® Core™ i7-4770K processor
Model number: 4770K
Retail Value: ~$350

Intel® Core™ i7-4770K processor

Product name: Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Extreme
Model number: Maximus VI Extreme
Retail Value: $399.00 USD

 Maximus VI Extreme
  • Week 1: Win a bundle in our drawing
  • Week 2: Leader of each stage wins a bundle
  • Week 3: Another chance to win a bundle in our drawing
  • Week 4: The five finalists are selected

In January, the finalists will be flown to Las Vegas to compete for $10,000 in prizes:

  • 1st - $5,000
  • 2nd - $3,000
  • 3rd - $2,000

Plus each winner gets a prize bundle and there’s a $1,000 bonus for each category for anyone who breaks the World Record.

Hardware brand restrictions for online qualifiers:

  • Kingston® or HyperX® memory
  • ASUS motherboards with Intel 8 Series chipsets
  • Intel 4th generation processors (Haswell)
  • Cooler Master power supply

Hardware for offline finals will be provided to contestants. This includes processor, memory, motherboard, graphics card, power supply, air-cooler and peripherals. Additional hardware for liquid nitrogen use, such as smaller flasks, CPU and memory pots, thermometer, probes, insulation, batteries and additional air fans, will be the responsibility of the contestant.

Register here!

Official Contest Rules

Terms and Conditions


Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products, created the HyperX brand to deliver products that meet the high-performance needs of technology enthusiasts, gamers, content creators and system builders. From 100-percent factory-tested memory modules and solid-state drives to the fastest and biggest USB Flash drives and cooling fans, Kingston HyperX has been meeting and exceeding the most stringent performance, build quality and style demands for more than a decade.


Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. The company’s platforms are used in a range of applications, such as personal computers (PCs) (including Ultrabook systems), data centers, tablets, smartphones, automobiles, automated factory systems and medical devices.


ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones.

Cooler Master

Cooler Master was founded to provide the best thermal solutions to its customers worldwide. Since its establishment two decades ago, it continues to invest in product development in order to provide the leading-edge innovations to people and businesses. Cooler Master’s enclosure technology line-up includes heat sinks and fans, chassis, power supplies, function panels and accessories. Cooler Master has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, with global branch offices located in Europe, America and APAC, so that it can offer to its customers the best service in time. For more information on Cooler Master, please visit coolermaster-usa.com and Cooler Master Americas Facebook Fan Page.