Posts Tagged: Forum Wars

A Forum Wars Journal Part 3: Very Unsafe Scores

Now before I start today, I must increase the vocabulary of all 5 readers of this article by an entire word! The word, is ‘welp’. Now current definitions aside, it is a word invented by me and one of my buddies that is used to express disappointment. Read More

Forum Wars Journal Part 2: "Safe" Scores

With stock scores in the rear-view mirror and the first weekend of Forum Wars coming to a close, most of the safe runs have been done. Well, I say safe, what this usually means is just slow enough to keep things from making a mess all over the room with hot electronics. Igniting various fabrics and hairs is a possibility as well, if you don’t know how to insulate or spend more than $20 on a power supply… Read More

A Forum Wars Journal Part 1: Stock Scores

As for this article, I’m going to be posting what is actually done in Forum Wars. This will be my third time competing, so I make roughly 40% less newbie mistakes than the first timers. Unfortunately, this will be my first time using dry ice for Forum Wars, and the second time ever using it, so I’ll probably be making a lot of mistakes. Anyway, on to the hardware… Read More

Forum Wars (Winter Warz) Begins Feb. 1!

Forum Wars is an online, team-based overclocking/benchmarking competition hosted by The Raptor Pit. Basically, each team is divided up into classes, based on hardware limitations. Classes compete against each other, and basically the team with the most winning classes wins the wars. There’s quite a bit of strategy involved in class placement, and we’ve got some guys on our team that are great at that. OC Forums is on quite an impressive winning streak, which we’d like to keep going. Read More