The Equipment

MSI has provided the following components and tools for each team:

Assembly.Figure 3: Assembly

There were two rounds of testing: the processor was the first, trying to achieve the highest score in SuperPi 32M; the second was video card, which aimed at achieving the highest score in 3DMark 11. SuperPI 32M is a relatively fast way to test the stability and performance of the processor and memory. 3DMark 11 is the world’s most popular reference test to measure graphics performance of PCs.On site, the contestants have worked hard to try to get the best scores possible with the available material. We saw excellent overclocking results in really low temperatures and the competition was fierce.

Adjustments.Figure 4: Adjustments


A Law graduate with an MBA in Marketing, Claudia lives in the state of Rio de Janeiro, and is crazy about new gadgets.