Poitiers – 2017: Event Schedule Confirmed

As we edge closer and closer to the next leg of the HWBOT Tour at Gamers Assembly in Poitiers, France, event details are starting to become clearer. Today we can confirm a detailed schedule of all the activities for the event including the Overclocking workshops and contests that will span four days. Read on for a day-by-day break down:

Poitiers – 2017: Gamers Assembly – Event Schedule

Friday April 14

  • 6pm – Doors open. Overclockers are allowed to setup on the overclocking area (Hall A next to the bar).
  • Freestyle overclocking allowed with access to LN2 non stop.

Saturday April 15

  • 10am to 8pm – Overclocking workshops will take place in the Exhibitor Area
  • Free style overclocking with LN2 all day

Sunday April 16

  • 10am to 8pm – Overclocking workshops will take place in the Exhibitor Area
  • 1pm to 4pm – OCWC Poitiers 2017 Qualifiers (All vs All qualifier segment)
  • Free style overclocking with LN2 all day

Monday April 17

  • 10am – Free style overclocking with LN2 ends
  • 8:30am to 4pm – OCWC Poitiers 2017 (1v1 finals) and Ambient Overclocking Finals (Note: This will take place in  the Exhibitor Area. Finalists should have their system insulated and ready to go.)

OCWC Poitiers 2017 & Ambient Contest: Full Schedule

Here is a full breakdown of the Semi-Final, Bronze-Final and Grand Final matches:

  • 8:30am – Preparation (CPU / Ram / OS distribution)
  • 10am – OCWC Semi-Final 1
  • 11am – OCWC Semi-Final 2
  • 12pm – Ambient Semi-Final 1
  • 1pm – Ambient Semi-Final 2
  • 2pm – OCWC – Bronze Final
  • 3pm – Ambient Final
  • 4pm – OCWC Final
  • 4:30pm – Award Ceremony
  • 5pm Packing

Overclocking World Championship Final: Hardware Details

The World Overclocking Championship Poitiers 2017 Qualifier contest is largely a BYOC event. HWBOT will provide only CPUs and memory for contestants, except for the Finals when PSUs will be provided. Other equipment such as motherboards, power supplies, graphics cards, monitors, keyboards, mice etc must be provided by the contestants.

HWBOT will provide Kaby Lake Intel Core i7 7700K CPUs. Contestants may use either Z170 or Z270 motherboards (retail only). Processors will be drawn at random.

Note: A more detailed and comprehensive list of contest rules will published prior to the event.



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