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Plextor Sponsors World Record Breaking Overclocking Team

Team HW GURUS with Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD after breaking new world record

Perica_barii, the Master of Overclocking, along with his team HW GURUS, breaks twelve overclocking world records on ASUS’ GTX 770 Cards with Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD

July 21, 2013 10:21 by

Plextor (, a leading developer of high-performance digital storage technology announced that it sponsored an overclocking team at recently held ASUS’ overclocking event in Belgrade of Serbia. The event was held at Delta City shopping mall, Novi Beograd, Serbia, saw the most famous regional Extreme OC team, HW Gurus, break twelve world records. The event also included a Gaming Challenge DOTA 2 tournament featuring the FNATIC team.

The overclocking event saw Perica_barii, the Master of Overclocking, along with his team HW GURUS, break twelve overclocking world records on ASUS GTX 770 Cards with Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD. The benchmarks that won the world records included 3DMARK Vantage, 3DMark 11, 3DMark 06, 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme, and Unigine heaven.

“Taking into account the fact that the world records were set on ASUS GTX 770 Cards with Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD, the SSDs remained a powerful helping hand in success of passing and surpassing all the benchmarks thrown at the GTX 770 cards,” explained Bill Liu, Regional Manager-Channel Marketing & Sales Div., Plextor. “Plextor currently has two main goals – one is to give consumers high-performance and to focus on developing extremely reliable high-quality SSDs.”

At the event, HW GURUS overclocking team got a chance to try, for the first time, the ASUS’ Maximus VI Extreme, combining it with the latest ASUS GTX 770 DirectCU II with Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD, and GTX 780 graphics cards. With modifications to the power hardware and liquid nitrogen cooling to -180°C, the team secured twelve overclocking world records over the weekend.

According to Bill, “each Plextor storage product undergoes extensive testing during development in Plextor’s state-of-the-art testing facilities ensuring that it meets precise standards. “Plextor SSDs can match users’ uncompromising standards for quality. During manufacturing every unit undergoes rigorous tests including extended burn-in/aging tests for complete reliability,” added Bill. “Plextor consumer SSDs are the most reliable in the industry with an annual failure rate of only 0.16%, an extremely low level that we continue to reduce.”

About Plextor
Plextor is a world-leading developer of solid-state drives, Blu-ray optical disc drives, and other high-performance digital storage devices for professionals, consumers, and enterprises. Since the company launched its first CD-ROM drive in 1989, Plextor’s prestigious multi–award-winning products have set the standard for quality and high performance. Plextor will continue to deliver new generations of products based on our core values of market-leading innovation, unequalled quality, complete service, and our belief that users should have full confidence in the performance and stability of the equipment we supply. The Plextor brand of storage and multimedia products is owned by Shinano Kenshi of Japan.

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