City of Industry, Calif., August 17, 2010– GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards is pleased o announce and congratulate the top three winners of the North America Regional Final of the GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship (GO OC) 2010; 1st place winner Sno.Icn and second and third place winners Mikeguava and Ross (respectively).


Sno.Icn earned his North America Regional Finals Championship title with an outstanding 68 points and Mikeguava won second place with a total of 60 points. Third place went to Ross with the final score of 52 points. Congratulations to the winners! Sno.Icn and Mikeguava were awarded the grand prizes valued at over US$3,000. Prize packages included sponsored products from GIGABYTE, Kingston and Thermaltake, as well as a customized system via iBuyPower or CyberPower and a round-trip ticket to Taipei and a chance to compete in the GO OC Global Final Competition.

GIGABYTE is also excited to announce the following winners of the “GUESS THE WINNER” contest:

Don Lynn (doninkansas@*****.***), Winner of a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD5 Motherboard

Andrew Sy (firebird2628@*****.***), Winner of a GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R Motherboard

James Warmer (forever.spyder@*****.***), Winner of $200 Cash Reward

Fredrfick Fischer (fritz70@*********.**.***), Winner of $100 Cash Reward

Larry Ngo (graveflame@*****.***), Winner of $100 Cash Reward

Kyle Moschell (lmark101@*****.***), Winner of a GIGABYTE GO OC 2010 Limited Edition T-shirt

Mark Leverett (OregonSlacker@*****.***), Winner of a GIGABYTE GO OC 2010 Limited Edition T-shirt

Sean Mcaffry (Blunt2thaface@***.***), Winner of a GIGABYTE GO OC 2010 Limited Edition T-shirt

Finally, GIGABYTE would again like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who participated and supported the GO OC 2010 North America Regional Finals, making this one of our biggest and best events so far. Also, GIGABYTE would like to thank all of the sponsors including Intel, Kingston, Thermaltake, iBuyPower and CyberPower. Your generous support is what made this event possible.

After four months of serious competition in 33 country qualifiers and 5 regional finals throughout the world, GO OC 2010 is now entering the final round of competition. The contestants who have qualified for the worldwide final are the best of the best, and they are set to battle it out to win the crown of GO OC 2010, in Taipei, September 25.

To see all the final contestants from around the world, details about the regional and final events and to vote who you think will be the champion, please visit: https://gooc2010.gigabyte.com

To see more photos of the GO OC 2010 N.A. Regional Finals, please visit: picasaweb.google.com.tw/gigabyteusamkt

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