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Thursday, 28 August 2014

Catzilla launched a new 1.3 version, check it out!

Gaming benchmark Catzilla has been updated by the software developer Allbenchmark. Latest version 1.3 has also updated GPU support for some AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards.

Make sure you download a copy and try it out, here is a link: http://www.catzilla.com/download/finish/1-download/66-gigabyte-catzilla-v1-3

Here are the updates posted on ALLBenchmark.com page:

  • correct detection of the latest graphics cards and processors (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745, NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Z, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870, 880...)
  • Added support of AMD Carrizo
  • Added caching of GPU I2C devices to speed-up the scan process
  • Added support of more NVIDIA GM107 and GM108 models
  • and many more...

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Monday, 25 August 2014

Hardware Asylum podcast from Computex OC gathering

Have you guys heard of Hardware Asylum? They have a pretty interesting podcast that covers overclocking and tech in general. Check out the episode from Taipei during Computex 2014

Overclocking Discussions Recorded Live in Taipei

Click on image to listen to podcast

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Show Notes

Dennis has been attending Computex since 2003 and has watched the show slowly morph into something a little strange.  Not only has the show become more commercial but many vendors have gone to great lengths to attract visitors to their booth.  Sometimes this effort makes moments memorable and other times, not so much.  One of the hot topics at Computex 2014 is live overclocking including three professional competitions and at least six other independent overclocking demonstrations.

To help talking about the overclocking scene during Computex Dennis pulled in two special guests, Massman from HWBOT and Trouffman from Overclocking TV. 

Related Links:
Vivi`s Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Preset score
Overclocking TV
Computex 2014 HWBOT OC Gathering

Friday, 15 August 2014

Flashback Friday, Adelaide’s Reloaded LAN 2010 with TeamAU

This week we have a look at one of Adelaide’s iconic LANs which stopped operating back in 2011. TeamAU guys used to attend every year and bring some LN2 joy to Adelaidians every year. Fun times, check it out!

Friday, 8 August 2014

Flashback Friday, TeamAU on ABC Good Game TV program talking about overclocking

Back in 2007 TeamAU attended ABC Good Game studios to record a series of overclocking related programs. Dinos22 covered watercooling, Kayl covered phase change cooling and SLI_Dog covered subzero cooling.

We also tried to break some records in the last episode. It was an Australia frequency record as global frequency way out of reach for such a short amount of time we had.

Here are all 4 episodes for you to check out!

Friday, 1 August 2014

Flashback Friday, GOOC 2009 with deanzo and dinos22

After our first taste of a major global OC competition, deanzo & dinos22 made it out of the Australian qualifying rounds as the top 2 overclockers. Regional was held in Thailand and what a great experience that was! We ended up winning the regional. It was a pretty once sided affair but we did slip up on a bonus stage where Nick Shih grabbed the bonus prize.

Anyway, we were through to yet another global final and faced off against a smaller group of OCers compared to 2008. The comp was a controversial one where Fugger and Vapor were suspected of using mipmap tweak (which was never allowed in any contest nor HWBOT) in their 3D stage after everyone analysed their GPU/CPU clock frequencies and frames but it was already too late to do anything about it so it remained unquestioned.

GOOC 2009 Regional – Pan Asia (Thailand)

GOOC 2009 Final in Taiwan

Friday, 25 July 2014

Flashback Friday, dinos22 & deanzo compete at MOA 2009

Dinos22 pulled his camera out to record some of the great memories from Beijing’s MOA 2009 grand final. TeamAU were represented by deanzo and dinos22. We did alright in the first round, 3rd fastest wprime but failed in 3D stage pretty bad.

It was a good experience and I really enjoyed MSI’s hospitality and the sightseeing in Beijing as well as meeting some of the legends of overclocking for the first and second times. Always fun.

dinos22

Friday, 18 July 2014

Flashback Friday, dinos22 does an overclocking training video for ALTECH

ALTECH Distribution asked dinos22 for his help to train their staff in liquid nitrogen overclocking back in 2008 and what resulted was a step by step video on how to use liquid nitrogen. Check it out!