Sudio Vasa Bla Review


Sudio is a relatively young company from Sweden. They want to combine high quality in-ear and earbud earphones with elegant design. We got our hands on the model Vasa Bla (the a is pronounced similar to the o in or), which are Bluetooth in-ear earphones with an integrated microphone. You can choose between 4 fashionable colors combinations, black, white, blue or pink. First two got rose gold and the latter two golden highlights.

Aerocool XPredator II Review


The well-known manufacturer Aerocool released a real beast with their new Xpredator II case. With this case they are going big, not only in terms of size. With its aggressive design and the window it addresses mainly gamer and modder who want to show which hardware they have inside. Its predecessor has been available in many different color designs while the Xpredator II is only available in the classic colors white with blue fans and black with red fans as … Continue reading Aerocool XPredator II Review

Scythe Kabuto 3 Review


This time we got our hands on the Scythe Kabuto 3, the revised version of Scythes 120mm top blow CPU cooler. The cooling concept stayed mostly the same, but design and the heatpipe construction have been reworked radically. Four of the overall six 6mm heatpipes have been replaced by three 8mm heatpipes, reducing the total number of heatpipes to five. On the next pages we show you how the new Scythe Kabuto 3 performs.

ASRock X99 Taichi Intel LGA 2011-3 Motherboard Review


ASRock once again offers some brand new LGA 2011-3 motherboards. Today on we will look at the latest ASRock X99 Taichi motherboard. ASRock called the X99 Taichi a stylish all-round motherboard – we find it is much more! Of course we have again overclocked the board up to the limits, this time with the latest Intel Core i7-6900K Broadwell-E CPU. But first let us start with the very impressive basic equipment.

Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD Review


Today, we test the Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD on With the MX300 SSD not just Micron 3D NAND is used for the first time in Crucial SSDs, but there are also new sizes at Crucial with 275 GB, 525 GB, 750 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB. In the following review we will take a look at the features of the new Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD and compare benchmark results with many other SSDs from ADATA, Crucial, … Continue reading Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD Review

Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station Review


If you are looking for a good soldering station for beginners or semi-professionals, you often get mentioned brands like Weller, Ersa, JBC or Metcal. A brand which is, however, mentioned in the very same breath is Hakko, headquartered in Japan. Since OCinside has always also covered the area of electronics and delight our IR receiver and IR repeater manuals great popularity, we are happy to present you today the Hakko FX-888D soldering station. Whether this soldering station is only for … Continue reading Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station Review

Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128 GB Review


Today we have once again something special with strong performance for the smaller purse – the Samsung SSD 850 Pro with 128 GB capacity. Nowadays many select a larger SSD to get the larger capacity and faster performance, so it is not surprising that we are testing mainly 512 GB or 1 TB SSDs. Our first test of Samsung is now more than 5 years and our last SSD test with only 128 GB is also a few years ago. … Continue reading Samsung SSD 850 Pro 128 GB Review

Cryorig C7 Review


How about a little less? You hardly hear this question when it comes to PC hardware, especially coolers. But with cramped conditions you need to adapt sometimes. Cryorig produces a cooler with the minimalistic name C7 for these situations. Cryorig is a relatively new company which has the mission to bring in some fresh air into the cooling segment with small, but unorthodox innovations. You can check some of their products out in our previous Cryorig reviews. In this test … Continue reading Cryorig C7 Review

Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 1070 X3 Reader Review


Today, a new reader review has been published on OCinside. This time DarkFacility takes a closer look at the Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 1070 X3 8GB graphics card. By rolling out the brand new generation, called pascal, nVidia decided to bring up two versions of the graphics card. There is the version called founders edition, which is the legacy reference design and the custom card. Those custom cards are special versions of the founders edition where manufacturers change specific parts, … Continue reading Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 1070 X3 Reader Review

Teufel Concept E 450 Digital 5.1 Review


In the old days there were the 5.1 sound systems from Cambridge Soundworks that brought the surround sound to the gamers. Later Logitech published i.a. the legendary Z5500 Digital System and so not only taught the postman to fear. For the past 36 years, there is also the manufacturer Teufel (devil) who has brought this new 5.1 speaker system to the market. Whether the Teufel Concept E450 Digital 5.1 speaker set can be described justifiably as devilish and scare neighbors … Continue reading Teufel Concept E 450 Digital 5.1 Review

Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro S RGB Review


To continue our gaming keyboard series we want to introduce a new keyboard from Cooler Master – the MasterKeys Pro S. Mechanical keys, intelligent RGB lighting, narrow design … that sounds like a true gaming keyboard. Whether the Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro keyboard can separate from most other models and if it can convince in practical use, we show in the following review. In the MasterKeys Pro S review, there are also two new videos of lighting effects.

gamescom 2016 Coverage


From 17th to 21st August 2016, one of the most important European gaming fairs again took place in Cologne, Germany. Of course we attend gamescom as well and published a gamescom report with more than 400 pictures of current games, latest gaming hardware, VR headsets, DCMM casemods, Cosplayer and a lot of more interesting stuff on 14 pages at It is available in German only, but it is worth watching the pictures with or without a translation tool to … Continue reading gamescom 2016 Coverage

Cooler Master Devastator II Reader Review


Today, a new reader review has been published on After the recent Cooler Master Devastator II unboxing video, lion149 has now written the detailed review of the keyboard and mouse combo. The Devastator II Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo was one of the Cooler Master devices, that could be seen on CeBIT 2016. For people who like mechanical keyboards and are looking for a new illuminated one together with a mouse at a low price could find this one … Continue reading Cooler Master Devastator II Reader Review

Arctic Accelero Hybrid III-140 Review


This time on we have a review of the Arctic Accelero Hybrid III-140, an alternate GPU cooler. The Accelero series has tradition among Arctics product. Arctic released their first GPU cooler under this name in 2006. The Hybrid-III, as the name suggests, is a hybrid cooling solution, meaning it got elements from both conventional air- as also water-cooling. All-in-one cooling solutions for CPUs already got a fair amount of market share, so why not transition it to GPUs?! We … Continue reading Arctic Accelero Hybrid III-140 Review