16 Top Overclocking Teams Raring to Go
Taipei, Taiwan – MSI, the leading global mainboard and graphics card manufacturer, is organizing the grand finals of the fifth edition of Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) 2012 dubbed “Steel World”. The grand finals that everyone has been waiting for will be held at the NTU Sports Center on September 28! Sixteen top teams consisting of overclockers selected through regional qualifiers will now travel to Taiwan for the clash of champions! In addition to the nail-biting overclocking arena, Popular Taiwanese idol Puff Guo will also lead the top 5 Steel Lovers, as voted by global users, into a live showdown! A range of events has also been organized specially for fans of MSI and MOA. Come and feel the heat at MOA 2012″Steel World”!
16 Overclocking Teams from Around the World Ready for Final Battle at NTU Sports Center on September 28
Finalists for the Master Overclocking Arena 2012 Worldwide Grand Final have emerged from the regional qualifiers for the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions, as well as the Futuremark LOC 2012 online overclocking tournament. Sixteen teams consisting of top overclockers from 14 countries around the world will now meet in Taiwan. On September 28th, the final battle will be held at NTU Sports Center to see who claims the title of MOA 2012 Champion!To warm up the MOA 2012 event, web users can visit the voting event site to predict the champion team; you might get a chance to win the weekly lucky draw!
|Country||Team Name||Contestants||Qualified from|
|1||Romania||LAB501||matose||Monstru||MOA 2011 Champion Team|
(MOA 2012 Seed Team)
|2||USA||Team_USA||Splave||Romdominance||MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 1st place|
|3||Brazil / Indonesia||Fusion Overclocking Team||Rbuass||Hazzan||MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 2nd place|
|4||Brazil||Loading CFX5BR||Gnidaol||OverHeat||MOA 2012 Americas Qualifier 3rd place|
|5||Poland||Xtreme Team||Xtreme Addict||Piwor||MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 1st place|
|6||Ukraine||XtremeLabs.org||T0lsty||cyclone||MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 2nd place|
|7||Greece||HwBox Hellas OC Team||Aristidis||Stelios||MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 3rd place|
|8||Poland||ASD Crew||ryba||Joanna||MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 4th place|
|9||Russia Federation||Team Russia||Smoke||12||MOA 2012 EMEA Qualifier 5th place|
|10||Indonesia||JagatReview.com||I.R.I.S||Lucky_n00b||MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 1st place|
|11||Australia /New Zealand||Team.au||SniperOZ||Deanzo||MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 2nd place|
|12||Australia||Team Mipmap||SOOGE||Pula (jjjc_93)||MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 3rd place|
|13||Korea||Team_MPBK||OC_Windforce||Littleboy||MOA 2012 APAC Qualifier 4th place|
|14||South Africa||Team-SA||dRweEz||ViVi||LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 score, Performance Preset, single GPU-categories winner|
|HW GURUS team||Perica_barii||Quake||LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 Physics Score, a test of pure CPU performance-categories winner|
|16||Indonesia||JagatReview-Binus CE||Coldest||bboyjezz||LOC 2012 : 3DMark 11 Graphics Score, Performance Preset, Multiple GPUs – categories winner|
MOA 2012 Worldwide Grand Final Is On! Puff Guo Invites You to Visit “Steel World”
The MOA 2012 Worldwide Grand Final will be held at the NTU Sports Center in Taipei on September 28. MSI has spared no expense in transforming the event venue into Steel World, creating a high-tech metallic experience that captures the raw power and appeal of cold steel. In a stunning opening for the show, a 2.5m tall Steel Man will enter the stage, while sexy dancers fuse strength and beauty in their performance. The wispy vapors of liquid nitrogen, used for rapid cooling in the overclocking arena, will fill the stage, arousing in the audience the same powerful spirit of competition!
Popular Taiwanese idol Puff Guo has also been invited to take part in the event. Guo will appear as the Steel Goddess in a sexy high-tech outfit that symbolizes a woman’s iron will. Apart from joining MSI executives in kicking off the opening ceremony, Guo will also judge the showdown between the 5 Steel Lovers as they attempt the “Box of Fear”, the “Breakthrough Challenge,” and the “Steel Lovers Cooking Show” as part of the PK challenge. These events, together with audience interaction and challenges, are sure to make for a very exciting day!Audience join in the MOA event in person on the day will get the chance to win the latest MSI Z77 MPOWER mainboard or MSI GTX 660 Ti Power Edition graphics card!
Apart from staging the battle of the top overclocking teams, MOA has invited 8 online babes to play the role of the Steel Lovers. The top 5 Steel Lovers chosen by online voters will appear at the MOA 2012 Worldwide Grand Final to take part in the PK challenge and interact with the audience. The competition for online votes is still very intense so go online now and vote for a chance to win one of many fabulous prizes! The more you vote, the more chances you get to win!
For more information about MOA, please refer to the links:
- MOA Official Website: http://www.msi-moa.com/index.php?lang=en
- MOA 2012 Voting Event-Site: http://www.msi-moa2012.com/en/index.php
- MSI Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/MSIHQFANCLUB
MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena (MOA) is a hallowed battleground for global overclocking masters. Every year, MSI invites worldwide overclocking gurus through on-line or on-site qualifications for a high-tech showdown. Equipped with today’s most powerful computers, each invited master challenges the limit of their equipment with their excellent overclocking technique to obtain the honor of being crowned the worldwide overclocking master. These overclocking masters break world records under close watch of global media and fellow overclocking enthusiasts.
MSI’s dedication to extreme overclocking has led to outstanding achievements. Not only do its various online or on-site overclocking events prove successful, the annual MOA has even become the Mecca for overclockers from around the world. MOA is a global event where one can marvel at the integration of top-notched computer technology and incredible overclocking skills of top players; it is therefore the ultimate arena for the world’s best. From MOA 2008: Roman Arena, MOA 2009: IT Olympics and MOA 2010: Star Wars to MOA 2011: Military Operations, this year’s MOA bears Steel World as its theme. The 2012 event is held in collaboration with well-known overclocking websites HWBOT and Futuremark as an open arena for online contests. The winners of the regional qualifiers will gather in the MOA 2012 Worldwide Grand Final and start the ultimate battle in the Steel World.