Just yesterday the Yogyakarta 2017 leg of the HWBOT World Tour moved on from the AOCT contest and amateur ambient overclocking, kicking of the next competitive overclocking contest of the week, -the one and only Overclocking World Championship Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier contest. Hosted at Yogyakomtek, one of South East Asia’s biggest tech tech exhibitions, HWBOT and Jagat Review set out to find out which Indonesian overclocker will appear in the OCWC Finals at the end of the year. The LN2 is prepped. The hardware is ready… let’s go and meet the seven contenders that will go head to head in Day 1.
OCWC Yogakarta 2017: The Contestants
Indonesia of course is on the world’s most active overclocking regions of the globe, partly because of the hard work that the guys at Jagat Review have done to help nurture and promote the hobby in the last decade or so. We know the names, but don;t always get to see the faces that these name represent. Thanks to this article from Jagat OC, we can at last become more familiar with the competitors in this Qualification Phase of the contest. Let’s look at the seven players:
1. Leontius “bboyjezz” Jesse
In the Extreme League on HWBOT bboyjezz is ranked No.1. He has plenty of experience on the big stage and has competed in several International contests in recent years including the MSI MOA 2017 contest. He will certainly be one of the favorites to compete in Berlin later this year. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus IX Apex
2. M. Farid Abdat “speed.fastest”
Welcome to the second highest ranked Extreme Overclocker in Indonesia, speed.fastest. He has lots of experience and in fact finished runner up last year’s final. He will not want a repeat of that feeling. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus IX Apex
3. Christi “rhodie” Roderto
The 3rd ranked Extreme Overclocker from Indonesia is rhodie. Again a seasoned veteran of several contests. He should not be discounted as a contender. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus IX Apex
4. Dendy “r0yal_flush” Son
Known as royal_flush, this guy is a relative new comer on the OC stage. Now ranked as the tenth best overclocker in Indonesia, he certainly made his mark this weekend in the AOCT contest were he came second. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus VIII Impact
5. Hutri Samani “sandlewood”
As regards older members of the Indonesian OC scene, sandlewood is a fine example. A veteran of several contests he is currently ranked 11th in Indonesia. expect this old timer to know every tweak in the book. Motherboard – Biostar Z270GTN
6. Ivan “IvanCupa” R. Akbar
IvanCupa is a young and up and coming star in Indonesian overclocking. Currently ranked as No.1 Enthusiast for his country, he is also winner of the AOCT contest that took place a day earlier. Expect big things from this guy. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus IX Apex
7. Chandra “BlueFiber” Wijaya
The other have of the winning AOCT 2017 team is BlueFiber. Ranked as the No.2 best Enthusiast in the HWBOT leagues, he will another young star to fear in the OCWC Qualifier. Motherboard – ASUS Maximus IX Apex.
A full article covering all the action from the OCWC Yogyakarta 2017 contest on Day One can be found here.