ASRock once again offers some brand new LGA 2011-3 motherboards. Today on OCinside.de 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.
Today, we test the Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD on OCinside.de. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 OCinside.de. 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
Today, a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. 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
This time on OCinside.de 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
How to overclock an Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Celeron and Pentium processor. The new Intel LGA1151 processors for Z170, H170 and B150 are already announced, therefore today we publish again a comprehensive and most current Intel OC guide for LGA1150 processors from Haswell to Broadwell for Intel Z97, Z87, H97, H87 and other motherboards from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. This step by step OC instructions helps OC beginners and gives tips for advanced overclockers on how to increase … Continue reading Intel LGA1150 CPU OC Guide – Overclock Intel Core i7, i5, i3 and Pentium
The small Dutch company Streacom manufactures high quality aluminium products since 2010. Their main focus is in PC cases. We have the opportunity to take a look at the Streacom F7c alpha optical case, which is a compact ITX case, well suited for building a media PC. For testing we used a Streacom Nano PSU and a ASRock Z97E-ITX/ac Intel LGA1150 motherboard.
Nowadays, SSDs have such a high reliability that we can operate multiple SSDs in a RAID0 to get multiple speed. We like to know how fast a RAID can be consisting of two SSDs, three SSDs and even four SSDs to reach a very high speed for small money. Notwithstanding that the Crucial MX300 SSD is already available, we use Crucial MX200 250 GB SSDs in this 2-way, 3-way and 4-way RAID SSD test.