G.Skill announces the OC World Cup 2023 after a 3 year break!


After a three-year break, G.Skill announces a new edition of itsflagshipoverclocking competition. So, in 2023, we will have the right to the OC World Cup 2023 with a final taking place in Taiwan, during the Computex. Are you ready? Get your passports ready!

OC World Cup 2023: Qualification starts on March 1st!

G.Skill OC World Cup 2023After all these years of covid and closed borders, business is starting again for G.Skill. The brand takes advantage of the 2023 edition of Computex to announce a new OC World Cup. The latter will take place in three phases, like the 2019 edition in short.

Thus, the first phase will take place from March 1 to April 5 with the online qualifications held on HWBot. To qualify, there are four events: Highest memory frequency, Cinebench R15, Y-Cruncher – Pi 2.5b and SuperPi 32M. However, there is a small constraint in terms of hardware. Indeed, it will be necessary to use G.Skill RAM and a specific Intel platform.

Then, the nine qualifiers will go directly to Taiwan to participate in the live qualifications. These will take place from May 30 to June 1, directly at the Computex trade show held at the World Trade Center in Taipei. Finally, on the last day of the show, the grand final will be held to decide between the three finalists.

This year, the brand announces a cash prize of $40000 US divided as follows:

  • 1st place: $10000
  • 2nd place: $6500
  • 3rd place: $5000
  • 4th place: $4200
  • 5th place: $3400
  • 6th place: $3000
  • 7th place: $2800
  • 8th place: $2600
  • 9th place: $2500
The nine qualifiers for the OC World Cup 2019

In other words, if you manage to qualify, you won’t leave empty-handed in addition to receiving a 32GB (2x16GB) DDR5-7800 kit. As for the people who qualified during the first phase, a draw will be held and three participants will receive a DDR5-7200 kit in 32 GB (2×16 GB).

So, are you ready to take a trip to Taiwan?

Here is the brand’s sheet!