GIGABYTE Motherboards Win 4 In-a-Row F1 OC #1 Titles

January 23, 2010 | 11:19

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- Setting New SuperPi 8M World Record on AMD Platform by Team Australia -

Taipei, Taiwan, January 18, 2010 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of
motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions proudly announce Team Australia
using a GIGABYTE GA-790FXTA-UD5 motherboard set a new Super Pi 8M world record for the AMD platform,
giving them the number one spot for the last challenge in this season’s F1 OC, making this the 4th
month in a row a GIGABYTE motherboard was used to win the challenge.

The highest Super Pi 8M score on the AMD platform for the December, 2009
<> F1 OC Highest FSB Challenge was achieved by Dinos22 from Team
Australia using a GIGABYTE GA-790FXTA-UD5 motherboard and AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE processor. The
result resets the SuperPi 8M world record to an amazing 2 min 08.984 secs, leaving his rival behind
with a 5 secs lead – a massive achievement that highlights Team Australia’s skill and prowess as
an international overclocking competitor and further cements GIGABYTE’s motherboard performance

“<FONT size=2>We are delighted that GIGABYTE motherbods have won four F1 OC events in a row,
especially considering each round featured a completely different overclocking challenge including
SuperPi 32M on the Intel P55 platform, the highest FSB, 3DMark 06 on integrated graphics and SuperPi
8M on any AMD platform,” commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd. “This unequalled track record in the first season of F1 OC proves
that there is no substitute for innovation leadership combined with good quality design and
manufacturing when it comes to high-end motherboards. We congratulate Team Australia for their
achievement and look forward to more record-breaking wins in the coming months from overclockers
around the world.”

“We were particularly impressed with Gigabyte during F1OC,” commented Nick Ross, Editor, The
Overclocker and Chairman of “In supporting some of the best overclockers in
the world, the company managed to break some major world records throughout the five rounds of
competition. It’s no understatement to say that Gigabyte has further cemented its place on the top
step of the overclocking world with F1OC – everyone has been impressed with the company’s
achievements – which can only result in an increased ROI.”
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