Forum Wars (Winter Warz) Begins Feb. 1!


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Official Forum Wars website

Winter Warz Dates:

February 1-14 prelims ( Stock score posting )
Feb 15th ( last minute posting at TRP only!!!)
Feb 16th will be an off day for roster submissions
Feb 17th thru March 5th (go to war)( Database is closed (to competing forums) on March 2nd )
March 3rd ( All disputed scores listed at TRP )
March 3rd ~ 5th ( last minute posting at TRP only )

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.

Forum Wars rules can be found at the official rules page.

Some changes since the last Forum Wars:

Posting scores in the last few days will be allowed only at TRP.
Benchs are 3d03, 3d05, Super Pi 1m (with an OC bonus), GeekBench & wPrime 32.
Unlimited Xtreme & Limited Xtreme Classes are no more.
All Cooling options are allowed for all classes.
Windows 7 OS allowed.
TWKR & Guftown will not be allowed.
75% of all OC scores will need to verified before the Database closes and (ONLY) 25% can be entered during the last 3 days at TRP.
All players need to register to play .
CPU’s are now catagorized by their thread potental… meaning.. 8-threaded means the CPU is capable of running 8-threads.

And Forum Wars classes are as follows:

The A Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 8 thread capable) CPU and 4 VGA cores maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The B Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 8 thread capable) CPU and 2 VGA cores maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The C Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 8 thread capable) CPU and 1 VGA core maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The D Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 4 thread capable) CPU and 4 VGA cores maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The E Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 4 thread capable) CPU and 2 VGA cores maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The F Class (3 player teams)
Quad Core (Max 4 thread capable) CPU and 1 VGA core maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

The G Class (3 player teams)
Dual Core (Max 2 thread capable) CPU and 2 VGA core maximum
Unlimited downgrades per team
No unreleased architecture ES chips that are not available retail
No cooling restrictions (Air, Water, Phase, LN, DICE, Cascades)

Forum Wars isn’t about getting the best parts, most extreme cooling, and destroying your hardware all in the name of cranking out a few good benchmark scores.  It’s actually more about tweaking your setup to squeeze out every ounce of performance you can.  There’s a class for everyone, regardless of your budget and skill level.  If you’d like to participate in Winter Warz 2010, see the Official Forum Wars 2010 Thread.  You can post there, post here, or contact me if you have any questions.

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Let’s keep this winning streak going!

sno.lcn

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icebob

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I'm in for sure
EVGA E762 Classified
Xeon W3580
4x 5870
SS and LN2

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KonaKona

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Got almost an entire rig for this, bros knows I'm in.

Q6600
Tpower I45
4870 512mb
All on dice

Also just in case you need an extra rig,

E3200
EP45-UD3R
9600gt
Also on dice.

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sno.lcn

Senior2 Member

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I'll play.

Something on P55, not sure what yet.

Most likely Clarkdale and GTX 285.

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MIAHALLEN

Senior Member

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I'm in for one run:

i5 750 on LN2
x2 HD4870x2 on water

D CLASS BABY! :santa:

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Sam__

Member

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Im definitely in.

E8600
4870

both on at least DIce but most likely ln2.

im thinking e-class.

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nzaneb

Senior Member

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Count me in. Unfortunately no ATi to play with.

Currently available in any configuration:
i7 920 (H20), Q6600, E8400, E6600, E6400, some lower C2D's
2 - GTX285
3 - GTX260

Possibly available by the start:
DICE
another i7 920

Might be down a 285 by then, not sure. Let me know where you need me.

Edit: Down to 2 - 285's, but secured a Dragon Evo 2.4 for some Dice action

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moocow

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I'm in.

i7 860
2x 4890s
air :(

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torin3

Member

6,157 messages 245 likes

I'm in.

E8400
IP35-E
Either 8800 GT or GTX 295 (whichever is needed)
Dice on the CPU.

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Sir-Epix

Member

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I'm in.

X2 4050e
1-285 GTX; 1-260 GTX; 1-8600 GTS
Air

Edit: I just bought a 940 Quad...so I will have that in the mix as well possibly two rigs going for this.

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Voidn

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Count me in.

i7 920
2x GTX 275
Cold Air

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