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HWBOT Overclocking World Tour Press Conference at COMPUTEX 2016

While the latest in PC hardware will be in full display in Taipei for Computex, HWBOT will also be there to showcase how well some of these hardware perform by overclocking. In cooperation with CyberMedia and TAITRA, HWBOT will be having the Taiwan leg of their HWBOT World Tour right at Computex. The event is open to all attendees with overclocking workshops and amateur overclocking contests to promote the hobby. More details are available from the press release below:


HWBOT Overclocking World Tour Press Conference at COMPUTEX 2016

Brought to you by HWBOT, CyberMedia and TAITRA


May 2016, Taipei, Taiwan – HWBOT, an organization regulating international Overclocking competitions and rankings today announces its attendance at COMPUTEX 2016, teaming up with industry partners CyberMedia and TAITRA to host the HWBOT World Tour 2016.

Join HWBOT during COMPUTEX 2016 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei from May 31st 2016 to experience competitive Overclocking, amateur contests and overclocking workshops featuring the latest generation of overclocking DIY PC hardware.

The HWBOT World Tour will take center stage during Computex 2016, the biggest PC industry exhibition of the year,” commented Pieter-Jan Plaisier, Director at HWBOT. “Overclockers from all over the world are invited to learn, share and compete, highlighting the enormous significance of overclocking to the enthusiast PC market.”

HWBOT World Tour: Press Conference


The HWBOT World Tour press conference will include speeches from TAITRA and CyberMedia, plus an introduction to the world of Overclocking from HWBOT. Event sponsors will also deliver speeches to the press.

Time and Location

Date: May 31st, 2016

Registration: 10:30am


Event: 11am – 12pm

Location: Nangang 4F Light Gallery (Area L Lobby)

The HWBOT World Series Asia – May 31st – June 4th 2016

The HWBOT World Series Asia contest brings all of the excitement of competitive overclocking to Computex 2016. Extreme overclockers in attendance will compete for some great prizes, and most importantly a chance compete in the 2016 HWBOT World Championship in Berlin, Germany at the end of the year.

Qualification rounds are open to all Extreme Overclockers with a World Tour Ticket (see below) and will be held daily from Tuesday May 31st until Friday June 3rd. Semi-final and Final rounds will commence on Saturday June 4th on the HWBOT main stage.

OC Workshops and World Series Contest for Amateurs

An important feature of the HWBOT World Tour is the provision of open overclocking workshops. Here newcomers can learn the basic techniques involved with overclocking using the XTU benchmark, followed by a chance to submit a score to the OC-ESPORTS platform and enjoy a first taste of real OC competition.

OC Workshops will be conducted in Chinese in the morning sessions and English in the afternoon. Chinese language OC Workshops will be conducted by Coolaler, one Taiwan’s most seasoned and respected overclockers. Taiwanese attendees can pre-register for the OC Workshops by visiting the Coolaler website:

The OC workshops also act as the qualification round for the World Series for Amateurs with the highest four scores submitted throughout the week invited to join the semi-finals of the World Series for Amateurs held on the morning of Saturday June 4th. Semi-Final and Final rounds will be held on Saturday June 4th.

How to Attend the HWBOT World Tour at Computex

The HWBOT World Series Asia contest is open to participating overclockers in possession of a World Tour ticket. Tickets include unlimited access to LN2 and cost $100 USD (plus booking fee). World Tour tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite:

OC Workshops and the World Series Contest for Amateurs are open to all Computex 2016 attendees and do not require a ticket. Overclocking benchtables, including all necessary hardware, will be provided for use at the HWBOT booth.

For Computex 2016 ticketing, please refer to the Taitra Computex website:


Since its inception in 2005, HWBOT has grown to become the world’s leading platform for competitive overclocking. Founded in Belgium, HWBOT serves a growing and dynamic community of over 100,000 overclockers and welcomes 1.25 million visitors per year with a staff of 22 people.

HWBOT provides a dynamic platform for overclocking that include the competition platform, the World Tour events, the Overclockers League and the HWBOT historical database. We are partnered with leading players in the PC hardware industry including ASUS, GIGABYTE, G.SKILL, Intel, Kingston HyperX, and MSI and others.

About CyberMedia

Founded in 2005, CyberMedia is an international PR and communications agency specializing in the tech industry.  With its Headquarter based in Taiwan, CyberMedia provides full PR and marketing services, producing effective and creative solutions for brands expanding into international markets. CyberMedia’s primary area of focus are on consumer electronics, gaming, enterprise hardware and IT services. CyberMedia also acts as a media representative for many international tech publications and has the experience and capabilities to organize various international events. For information about our clients or services, please visit:


Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.  For more information, visit

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