PC Enthusiasts, gamers and Overclockers of Indonesia were invited to take part in a free seminar and workshop at the UNS University in Surakarta to learn all about the world of Overclocking. The event took place thanks to the efforts of the UNS Overclocking Team, ASUS Indonesia and other supporting partners . The idea of course was to give local students the chance to learn about the basics of Overclocking, starting with a presentation from Indonesian Enthusiast Overclockerm, and ASUS representative Setyo Ryanto. There was also a chance to witness some serious Extreme Overclocking with a demo from Hazzan, the country’s No.2 ranked Overclocker on HWBOT. In fact local Overclocker speed.fastest also took part, managed to break a Global First Place record live at the event.
The “How to Maximize Your PC” event took place at the Sebelas Maret University. It’s an Indonesian public university in the suburban area of Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia – colloquially known to many simply as UNS. The UNS OC Team is a team of Overclockers that originate from the UNS University. The UNS Team hosted the event to spread the word of Overclocking to the local undergraduate students with the hope of expanding the team’s numbers, adding new recruits directly from the campus. The event was held on Thursday and Friday of February 9th and 10th in the Seminar Room of the University’s central library. As well as key sponsors ASUS Indonesia, the event was also supported by Seasonic, G.SKILL, Amalia Tour, Gaming Distro Indonesia and hexatekno.com.
On Day One. organizer Setyo Ryanto began with a seminar where he made a presentation to attendees explaining the basics of what of Overclocking is all about. The presentation covered a lot of ground, introducing the skills needed to get the most performance from your PC as well as advice about cooling and thermal limitations. As a representative of ASUS Indonesia, Setyo also talked about the latest OC-optimized ASUS motherboard, the ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex board. Attendees were treated to insights about how ASUS has designed products like the Maximus IX Apex to deliver leading performance for Overclockers with a full introduction to the board’s innovative features.
Day 2 gave attendees a chance to find out just how deep the performance rabbit hole can go, with a demonstration of Extreme Overclocking thanks to an appearance from one of Indonesia’s most respected Elite Overclockers, Hazzan Jadid. Hazzan is a seasoned veteran of many high profile global OC contests and an Overclocker that is at his best when pushing a system live on stage. Joined by members of the UNS OC Team plus respected Indonesian Overclocker speed.fastest and lots of LN2, they managing to beat the x4 Global First Place ranked score for the Intel XTU benchmark.
The new highest score for a quad-core CPU in the XTU benchmark now stands at 2,305 marks. This is just ahead of World No.1 Dancop who managed a score of 2,301 marks just weeks ago. The score was made with a Kay Lake-based Intel Core i7 7700K pushed to 6,630MHz, a massive +57.86% beyond the processor’s stock settings. As well as an ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex motherboard, the rig also included a G.SKILL Trident Z DDR 4 kit clocked at 2,108MHz and a Seasonic 1,200 watt powers supply. You can find the submission from speed.fastest here on HWBOT.
You can learn more about the “Maximize Your PC” event at the UNS University, Surakarta Indonesia here on hexatekno.com
You can also find the original listing for the event on the HWBOT X listings page here.