OCWC Yogyakarta Qualifier: Contest Rules and Hardware Confirmed

The HWBOT World Tour returns to Indonesia for the Yogyakarta 2017 event at Yogyakomtek. Hosted in partnership with Jagat Review, primary hardware sponsor Intel and several other hardware vendors, the event will showcase the Overclocking World Championship Yogykarta 2017 Qualifier. Today we bring you confirmation of the overall structure and rules that will used in the contest and the hardware and benchmarks that will be involved.

Overclocking World Championship – Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier

Extreme overclockers in the region are invited to take part in the Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier contest. To compete, you have to purchase an LN2 ticket (available here), this will give you access to the Overclockers Gathering and unlimited LN2. Here’s a breakdown of how the contest is organized, starting with the schedule:

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017: Schedule

The OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier contest will follow the same general format as we have seen at previous World Tour 2017 events. The first day will involve a qualification round lasting three hours. This will be followed on the final day with 1v1 Semi-Final, Bronze Final and Final matches.

  • September 5th: Qualifying Phase
    • 11:00 – 12:00 XOC Workshop*
    • 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch Break
    • 12:30 – 14:00 XOC Workshop (continued)
    • 14:00 – 15:00 OCWC Distribute Hardware (CPU, RAM, SSD) & LN2
    • 15:00 – 18:00 OCWC Qualifier Session (3hrs)
    • 18:00 – 20:00+ Free Benching

*XOC Workshops  – for visitors and media interested to learn the skills of subzero overclocking with LN2

  • September 6th: Finals Phase
    • 13:00 – 14:00 OCWC Semi-Final 1 (Prep)
    • 14:00 – 14:30 OCWC Semi-Final 1
    • 14:30 – 15:30 OCWC Semi-Final 2 (Prep)
    • 15:30 – 16:00 OCWC Semi-Final 2
    • 16:00 – 17:00 OCWC Bronze Final (Prep)
    • 17:00 – 17:30 OCWC Bronze Final
    • 17:30 – 18:30 OCWC Grand Final (Prep)
    • 18:30 – 19:00 OCWC Grand Final

OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier – Rules, Hardware and Benchmarks

September 5th – Qualification Phase

Benchmarks (three in three hours)

  • Maximum Memory Clock (CPU-Z)
  • 3DMark Ice Storm (IGP / Full-out)
  • Intel XTU 6GHz (limit determined by XTU)

General Rules

  • If the processor is damaged (read: does not function normally anymore), no replacement will be provided. The participant is not disqualified nor loses the round, he may however be unable to continue competing depending on the damage.
  • Submitted score(s) will stand and will be taken into account for the ranking.
  • After the Qualifier the CPU has to be given back to the Judge. Removal of the CPU, positioning and closing the lid on the HWBOT test setup is the responsibility of the participant. This action is performed only in presence of a judge or HWBOT Staff member. Thus no CPUs are accepted by hand. CPUs have to be verified on the spot for proper functioning!
  • Scores have to be submitted by each contestant to the official OC-ESPORTS contest page (regular OC-ESPORTS rules apply).

Hardware

Processor:

  • Supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Intel Core i5 7600K

Memory:

  • Supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2666CL16 2x8GB
  • Note: Removing Heat Spreaders NOT allowed

Motherboard:

  • Not supplied
  • Model: Any brand, model on Z170 or Z270 chipsets. Engineering Sample or non retail hardware not allowed.
  • Note: Can bring Maximum of 3 motherboards to the arena.
  • Note: OFFICIAL RELEASE BIOS ONLY, BIOS MUST be available to download from OFFICIAL vendor website.

Graphics Card:

  • Not supplied
  • Graphics Card can ONLY be used in Non-IGP stage
  • Model: Any model allowed, latest AMD/NV driver provided (per 3rd week August 2017)
  • Note: ONLY MODEL WITHOUT ADDITIONAL POWER CONNECTORS ARE ALLOWED

Power Supply:

  • Supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Seasonic 750W

Storage:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers
  • Model: WD SSD 120GB, OS and benchmark pre-loaded
  • OS version: Windows 10 x64

Peripherals:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers

Cooling Solution:

  • LN2 supplied but not hardware (i.e. LN2 pots etc)
  • Model: No limitations
  • Note: Single-stage phase change/Cascades NOT allowed. We recommend torch over heat gun when possible.

September 6th – Finals Phase

Each Semi-Final, Bronze Final and Final is a 1v1 match lasting 30 minutes.

Benchmark Selection:

  • During the draw, participants may not talk outside the awaited answer – Pass, or Veto.​
  • A maximum of one Veto is allowed per competitor.
  • Competitors have 15 seconds to provide a clear reply. It will be repeated by the judge and can no longer be changed. No decision = Pass.
  • The draw priority is decided by the ranking position from the qualifiers. The Highest ranked from the qualifiers always gets to choose first.
  • Note: a BENCHMARK that has been USED, or VETO-ed, WILL be eliminated from the selection on the next match.

Yogyakarta Benchmark Draw List

  • Geekbench 3 Single core (6,410MHz Limit)
  • Geekbench 3 Single Core – ALL OUT
  • Geekbench 3 Memory Score Multi-Core – ALL OUT
  • 3DMark11 Physics (6,210MHz Limit)
  • 3DMark11 Physics – ALL OUT
  • HWBOT x265 1080p (6,012MHz Limit)
  • HWBOT x265 1080p – ALL OUT
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Physics – (6,012MHz Limit)
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Physics – ALL OUT
  • Intel XTU ALL OUT

Hardware

Processor:

  • Supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Intel Core i5 7600K

Memory:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2666CL16 2x8GB
  • Note: Removing Heat Spreaders NOT allowed

Motherboard:

  • Not supplied
  • Model: Any brand, model on Z170 or Z270 chipsets. Engineering Sample or non retail hardware not allowed.
  • Note: OFFICIAL RELEASE BIOS ONLY, BIOS MUST be available to download from OFFICIAL vendor website.
  • Note: NEED TO USE THE SAME MODEL THAT WAS USED IN THE QUALIFIER

Graphics Card:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers
  • Model: MSI GT710 – signal on HDMI Out only.

Power Supply:

  • Supplied by the organizers
  • Model : Seasonic 750W

Storage:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers
  • Model: WD SSD 120GB, OS and benchmark pre-loaded
  • OS version: Windows 10×64

Peripherals:

  • Only use the one supplied by the organizers

Cooling solution:

  • LN2 supplied, but no cooling gear supplied
  • Model: No limitations
  • Note: Single-stage phase change/Cascades NOT allowed. We recommend torch over heat gun when possible.

General Rules

  • BIOS/software profiles will be reset by the judge before the start of the match. Loading any pre-configured user/manufacturer Bios/software profile is not allowed. The Judge will clear all Profiles (even empty ones) one by one before each round start.
  • During the match one can save new profiles, though these will be removed or reset again before the start of the next round.
  • Prepared notes, usage of any aid device (laptop, smartphone,…) is only allowed during the qualifiers. Taking notes is allowed during the 1v1, though these can’t be re-used for the next round.
  • It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure the provided hardware/OS/Benchmarks and other software are working before the beginning of the match.
  • Setups have to be running at approx. 20°C Celsius before the round starts.
  • The system must be in the BIOS before the start of the match.Benchmarks screens have to remain visible at all times, no reducing or minimizing the window is allowed. For Cinebench, Realtime mode is not allowed
  • To qualify for the next round at least one score has to be submitted. Failing to submit a score results in losing the match
  • After each round the CPU and memory kit has to be given back to the Judge. Removal of the CPU, positioning and closing the lid on the HWBOT test setup is the responsibility of the participant. This action is performed only in presence of a judge or HWBOT Staff member. Thus no CPUs are accepted by hand. CPUs have to be verified on the spot for proper functioning!
  • Scores have to be submitted by each contestants to the official OC-ESPORTS contest page (regular OC-ESPORTS rules apply).

Stage behavior

  • It is not allowed to walk off stage. Participants may stop competing but they must remain on stage until the end.
  • If a participant walks off stage without the judge’s permission, he forfeits the match (W.O.).
  • Participants are allowed to forfeit the match (W.O.). He must inform the judge.
  • Talking is allowed on stage, though intimidation or any form of firm verbal abuse will not be tolerated by the judge. Think before you speak as it can lead to a warning or even disqualification.
  • The audience is not allowed to interfere with the contestants on stage during the round in any manner that could affect the outcome of the benchmark result.
  • Leaving the stage and not being in attendance for the award ceremony voluntarily may result in disqualification. Please respect the audience, organizers and partners supporting the event.

Foul Play Rules

Foul play leads to a warning or disqualification. Two warnings lead to disqualification.

Warning

  • Annoy other participants. (warning)
  • Excessive swearing. (warning)
  • Consulting an electronic device such as a smartphone or a laptop. or pre-made notes
  • during a 1v1 match. (warning)
  • Deliberately damage other equipment. (warning)

Disqualification

  • Not follow LN2 safety rules. (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3)
  • Deliberately damage hardware.
  • Physical assault on anyone / anything.

For more details regarding the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier and the Yogyakarta 2017 leg of the HWBOT World Tour in general, visit this page.

You can purchase a ticket to the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier here. Tickets include entry to Yogyakomtek 2017, a chance to compete in the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier and access unlimited LN2.

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