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Kingston HyperX Holds DotA2 and Overclocking Competitions

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hokiealumnus

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Kingston asked I share this and the benching team forum seems like the best place to do so. If you compete in the overclocking competition, good luck!
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Kingston HyperX Holds Global DotA 2, Overclocking Competitions Leading Up to CES 2014

· 16 Professional eSports Teams to Battle for $50,000 (USD) in Total Cash Prizes
· Five Finalists Vie for Max Memory Frequency
· Finals for Both Competitions to be Held During 2014 International CES


Fountain Valley, CA – October 3, 2013 − Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, will soon begin two global competitions to further show its support and commitment to the eSports and the enthusiast community. The HyperX® DotA 2 League features 16 of the world’s top professional DotA 2 gaming teams battling for a large cash prize. On October 7, HyperX will begin an open global overclocking competition. The finals for both competitions will be held during 2014 International CES® in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The HyperX DotA 2 League tournament begins later this month with 16 teams competing for a total of $50,000 (USD) in prize money. An additional $40,000 will be offered to cover flight and hotel for the top four teams that advance to battle each other in Las Vegas for the championship. Each match is a best-of-three maps and all matches will be broadcast live so fans can follow the progress of their favorite team. The format and complete competition details can be found here.

Working together with HWBOT, the premier informational website for overclockers and performance enthusiasts, contestants will compete to post the highest benchmarks for Maximum Memory Frequency, Super PI and Intel® XTU. Beginning October 7, there will be an open online qualifying competition lasting four weeks. Winners will be determined weekly with the five final contestants competing in January 2014 during CES. For the finals, components will be supplied by Kingston and its partners: ASUS, Cooler Master and Intel®. Complete rules can be found here.

“The HyperX 2013 DotA 2 tournament will be epic as the best professional gaming teams in the world battle each other and fans will be able to watch every minute live online,” said Annie Leung, HyperX global strategic marketing manager, Kingston. “We are also very excited to hold an overclocking competition globally to see how far HyperX memory can be pushed. Both events will be fun and exciting for gamers and enthusiasts.”

Please visit the Kingston HyperX Website for more information.

Kingston is celebrating 25 years in the memory industry. The company was founded on October 17, 1987, and has grown to become the largest third-party memory manufacturer in the world. The 25th anniversary video can be found here along with more information, including a timeline of Kingston's history. In addition, HyperX memory is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The first HyperX high-performance memory module was released in November 2002.

Kingston can be found on:
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kingstonhyperx
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/kingstonhq
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/kingston
Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+kingston/posts

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Australia, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.kingston.com.

If you participate, good luck! :thup:
 

Janus67

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Very cool, I enjoy watching DOTA2 matches and people OCing, sounds like fun!
 

tungureanu

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I just was at dreamhack 2-3 weeks ago. It was awsome except the fact that there was no OC compo....i would have applied to get in a OC comp....