HWBOT World Tour 2017 Returns to Taiwan for Exclusive Pop Up OC Event

HWBOT World Tour – Taipei II Hosts Overclocking Workshops and Contests Outside Taipei’s Famous Technology Market

October 17, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan – HWBOT, an organization regulating international Overclocking competitions and rankings, today officially announces the Taipei II leg of the HWBOT World Tour 2017. Hosted on the doorsteps of the famous Taipei Electronics Market, HWBOT plus partners Intel, Seasonic, G.SKILL, CoolPC and Coolaler will give local PC enthusiasts a taste of Ambient and Extreme competitive overclocking.

“After the success of the Taipei 2017 event at Computex earlier this year, we are excited to return – literally bringing Overclocking to streets of this dynamic city,” commented Pieter-Jan Plaisier, Director at HWBOT. “We looking forward to harnessing the energy and talent of Taiwan’s PC enthusiasts on the steps of one of the world’s most iconic computer markets.”

Oct 21st to 22nd: Free Ambient Overclocking Workshops for all Taipei Tech Market Visitors

Local technology enthusiasts are invited to enjoy free Overclocking Workshops just outside the Syntrend Creative Park. Located next to the famous Taipei Guanghua Computer Market, visitors who sign up for a workshop session will be treated to expert tuition from local Overclocking master Coolaler. After learning the basics of overclocking, it’s time to get hands on and start making some benchmark scores of your own. Submit your highest score to the OC-ESPORTS platform and you could be invited to compete in a live 1v1 final contest with some great hardware prizes for winner.

Overclocking Workshop Schedule

OC Workshops will be conducted in Chinese throughout the day on October 21st and 22nd and will be conducted by Coolaler, one of Taiwan’s most seasoned and respected overclockers.

  • October 21st – 10:30am – 9:30pm
  • October 22nd – 10:30am – 7:30pm, Ambient Final 7:30pm

Local enthusiasts can learn more about overclocking by visiting the Coolaler website: http://www.coolaler.com

Overclocking World Championship – Taipei II 2017 Qualifier: Syntrend Creative Park – October 21st to 22nd

At each stop of the HWBOT World Tour 2017 an Overclocking World Championship Qualifier contest is held. These are extreme overclocking contests where the region’s top overclocking talent are invited to compete head to head for the ultimate prize – a ticket to the OCWC Final at the end of the year.

The OCWC Taipei II Qualifier contest will hosted outside the Syntrend Creative Park in downtown Taipei city. Attending overclockers will compete using a similar contest format to those used in previous OCWC 2017 contests. A Qualification Phase on Day 1 will see all competing overclockers compete across three benchmarks within a limited 3 hour time frame. The highest four scorers will be invited back to compete in 1v1 Semi-Final and Final matches on Day 2.

Contest Schedule:

  • October 21st – Qualification Phase (3 hours / 3 benchmarks) – 3pm – 6pm
  • October 22nd – Semi Finals and Finals (1v1 Semi-Finals / Finals) – 2pm – 6pm

Overclockers Gathering: Oct 21st to 22nd

The Overclockers Gathering is a place for overclockers to meet and enjoy overclocking together in a relaxed environment with unlimited access to LN2. The event is a BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) event. To take part you need to purchase an LN2 ticket (see below). The LN2 ticket also includes a chance to participate in the Overclocking World Championship Taipei II 2017 Qualifier (see above).

OCWC Taipei II 2017 Qualifier: Ticket Information

To compete in the OCWC Taipei II 2017 Qualifier contest you must first purchase an LN2 Ticket. LN2 Tickets include a chance to compete in the OCWC Taipei II Qualifier contest, a seat at the Overclockers Gathering and access to unlimited LN2.

LN2 Tickets are available from Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hwbot-world-tour-taipei-ii-2017-tickets-38755509773?aff=HWTsite

Taipei II 2017: Event Partners

The HWBOT World Tour Taipei II 2017 event would not be possible without the valued support of its industry partners. We would like to thank the following companies for their continued support:


As with many of the world’s most exciting overclocking events, Intel are making a massive contribution. All Taipei 2017 overclocking workshops and contests will use Intel® Core™processors.


As official Power Supply partner of the HWBOT World Tour 2017, the latest Seasonic Snow Silent 750W PSUs will be used to power all Overclocking Workshop systems at Syntrend Creative Center.


All memory and SSDs used in the Taipei II 2017 event will be provided by partners G.SKILL. Specializing in high performance memory, SSD products and gaming peripherals, G.SKILL combining technical innovation and rock solid quality to establish themselves as the No.1 choice for overclockers.


Established in 1995, CoolPC is an award-winning PC hardware retailer, located in 8 major cities across Taiwan. With more than 20 years dedicated to providing an excellent PC building experience and customer satisfaction, we provide a complete range of convenient services from online ordering to direct delivery of your PC, as well as a full after-sales technical service & repair support team. CoolPC also carries a wide selection of laptops, computer peripherals, and PC gaming products!


The Taipei II 2017 event is organized in conjunction with Coolaler, a well known and respected overclocker from Taiwan. Coolaler will host all overclocking workshops which will be conducted in Chinese.


Syntrend Creative Park

No. 2, Section 3, Civic Blvd,

Zhongzheng District,

Taipei City,

Taiwan 10058

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Since its inception in 2006, HWBOT has grown to become the world’s leading platform for competitive overclocking. With a global headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, HWBOT serves a growing and dynamic community of over 100,000 overclockers and welcomes 1.25 million visitors per year. HWBOT provides a dynamic platform for overclocking that include the OC-Esports.io competition platform, the HWBOT World Tour, the Overclockers League and the HWBOT historical database.


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