CES – Las Vegas, USA – January 5 – 6


HWBOT World Tour Las Vegas 2017 : Performance Matters

The first stop of the HWBOT World Tour 2017 will be during the annual CES 2017 event in Las Vegas in the U.S. HWBOT invites all members to take part in a Kick Off gathering and party, followed by the first Overclocking World Championship Qualifier of the year which be held at the GIGABYTE Suites at Caesars Palace.

As with any HWBOT World Tour event, a major element involves some world-class, extreme, sub-zero Overclocking. Each extreme overclocking event of the tour is essentially a qualification round for the World Championship Finals at the end of the year. The contest winner will walk away some great prizes and a ticket to the Overclocking World Championship Final.

Event Partners

We would like to thank the following event partners for joining this world tour stop:

Event Information

The HWBOT Word Tour 2017 will follow the following schedule:

  • January 4th: Performance Matters Kick-off party, by HWBOT, Intel and technikPR
  • January 5th: HWBOT World Tour | Overclocking World Championship – Las Vegas 2017 Qualifier
  • January 6th: HWBOT World Tour | Overclocking World Championship – Las Vegas 2017 Finals

January 4th: Performance Matters Kick-off party, by HWBOT, Intel and technikPR

Welcome to the first ever HWBOT World Tour event on the west coast of the USA. To ensure we start the HWBOT World Tour 2017 with bang, we kick things off at the ‘Performance Matters’ Kick Off Party preceded by an exclusive overclocking demo of the latest processor platform from Intel. The event will be a celebration of overclocking, the OC community and the industry partners that support it.

As a demonstration of the global reach of Overclocking, five overclockers from five different regions of the globe will be in attendance to give an Overclocking demonstration using using the latest Intel platform, motherboards and memory from five different vendors and five different benchmarks.

From 8pm onward attendees of the event will be able to enjoy a Kick-Off Party to celebrate the start of the HWBOT World Tour 2017. A free bar with food and drink will available to all media and industry partners and all overclockers in attendance.

When? January 4th. 3pm – 10pm

Where? Palms Sky Villa Suite, 4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV

Showcase Overclockers

  • Der8auer (EU)
  • Steponz (US)
  • DognaOCer (JP)
  • Micka (CN)
  • Bboyjezz (APAC)

Showcase Motherboard Partners:

  • ASUS
  • ASRock
  • EVGA
  • MSI

Showcase Memory Partners

  • Corsair
  • Ballistix
  • HyperX


January 5th: Workshops & Overclocking World Championship Qualifier

On the second day of the HWBOT World Tour event several of North America’s most feared and respected Overclockers battle it out across three benchmarks in just three hours. The top four will be invited to return for the Semi-Finals on the following day.

  • Three Benchmarks in three hours
  • Next generation CPUs provided by Intel
  • Motherboards provided by GIGABYTE
  • Power Supplies provided by Seasonic

At the same time, the HWBOT staff will be hosting overclocking workshops to teach and demonstrate to media and visitors the overclocking capabilities of the latest Intel CPU’s on Gigabyte’s new motherboards.

January 6th: Overclocking World Championship Semi-Finals and Final

Day three of the HWBOT World Tour event at CES will see the top four overclockers compete a unique contest format that pits contestants against each other in a 1v1 format. Benchmarks will be randomly drawn from a pool of selected benchmarks. Each overclocker will possess one veto which can be used strategically to avoid an unfavorable benchmark being selected.

You can learn more about the contest rules here.

Co-op with Xtreme Systems

For this event we are proud to cooperate with Xtreme Systems. The mythical overclocking forum and his owner Charles “Fugger” Wirth who offered his help and assistance with the intricate logistics of getting Liquid Nitrogen into the Las Vegas hotel suites. Big shout out to him and the whole American overclocking community.

Event Location

GIGABYTE Suites, Caesars Palace, 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

Palace Ballroom 1-2 (Promenade level – 3rd Floor).


All the latest news from the HWBOT World Tour – Las Vegas 2017:


OCWC - Las Vegas 2017 Qualifier: Full Contest Roundup

It's been a few weeks or so since we enjoyed the first stop…

Overclocking World Championship Qualifier - Las Vegas 2017: Photo Album

The dust has settled on the first stop of the HWBOT World…

Performance Matters Kick-off Event and Party: Photo Album

The HWBOT World Tour 2017 started in fine style this week…

Event Pictures

Picture credit: overclocking-tv.com


For the Extreme overclocking activities, you are required to book a seat via this evenbrite event page.

NOTE: The tickets are sponsored by our main partners and will be refunded upon attendance. Thanks GIGABYTE!