Now with Intel Skylake-X X299 LGA2066 motherboards, AMD Ryzen B350 and X370 Socket AM4 motherboards, Intel LGA1151 Z270, H270 and B250 Kaby Lake motherboards, Intel X99 LGA2011-3 motherboards and many new CPU coolers ! Since the year 1999 OCinside.de is testing coolers and motherboards and followed the question, which CPU cooler can be used for which motherboard. With this interactive fit for fan guide one can find out exactly this with a few clicks, by moving the desired CPU cooler … Continue reading Interactive Fit for Fan guide v3.1 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?
Today we have reviewed another AMD Ryzen motherboard on OCinside. The ASRock X370 Taichi high-end AM4 motherboard is overclocked in the OC review with an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU and could surpass the high results of the previous motherboard review. In the following review we will also explain the AMD chipset differences between X370, B350 and A320, which are important for your AMD Ryzen PC purchase.
Only power helps in the long run! A sentence, which should be known in the car tuning scene, can also be used in the hardware area. It is true that manufacturers have been struggling to reduce the energy consumption of their products steadily for some years, but someone who has high performance gaming hardware, should know power consumption around 500 watts. More than a small plug-in power supply is necessary to guide our heroes in a safe and secure manner … Continue reading Enermax Platimax D.F. 600W Power Supply Review
The energy transition is coming. No matter whether our electricity comes from wind farms, solar parks or hamster wheels in the future … it should be uninterrupted! Exactly that could be a problem. Due to the environmental conditions, it is not always possible to ensure the same energy generation over a certain amount of time. For such cases, companies like Schneider Electric have been manufacturing uninterruptible power supplies under the brand APC for many years. After all we are pleased … Continue reading APC Back-UPS Pro 900 UPS Review
There are many users who can live without cables. For this group, Logitech has just the right thing in the portfolio, the wireless MX Master mouse. There are so many cordless mice like sand at the beach. Nevertheless, we would like to take a look at this model today and perhaps we will discover some points, which differentiates the Logitech MX Master from other mice.
AMD Ryzen had an amazing launch, because the new AMD processors promises a very good price / performance ratio. Right there, also ASRock would apply with this inexpensive Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 motherboard, which we are testing on OCinside.de, today. In this ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 review we will test and overclock the motherboard both with an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, as well with an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU. We will also give a few AMD … Continue reading ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review
With the ASRock Z270 Taichi we test another Intel Z270 motherboard for Intel Kaby Lake processors today on OCinside.de. After the unboxing video of the ASRock Z270 Taichi there is now the detailed test report. New for the review are also infrared thermal images of the Z270 motherboard with Intel Core-i5 7600K Kaby Lake CPU. And after this review you can win a 3DMark key and a VRMark key with a little luck!
After our test of Crucial MX300 2 TB SSD we take a look at the 2280 M.2 SSD from the MX300 series. We test the Crucial MX300 525GB M.2 SSD and compare the benchmarks with SSDs from Intel, Samsung and other SSDs. Another subject is particularly interesting at M.2 SSDs and that is the temperature of M.2 SSDs. For this reason we have taken pictures with a thermal imaging camera and even published a M.2 thermal video in our OCinside … Continue reading Crucial MX300 525 GB M.2 SSD Review
In the first part of the AIO water cooling mod series, we would like to show you today at OCinside.de how an Arctic Cooling Hybrid II 120 graphics card cooler can be transformed to a CPU cooler and how to refill the AIO water cooling system, renew the tubes and prepare for future extensions like custom loop. We explain how to do that step by step in the following Arctic Accelero Hybrid II All in One liquid cooler mod guide.
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
AMD Socket FM2 Processor OC Guide How to overclock an AMD A10-5800K, A10-5700, Athlon II X4 750K, etc. CPU and APU The introduction … If you like to get a faster PC, or like to save some money when you purchase a new PC without renouncing to play current games, or just having fun to overclock, you can overclock your PC with this new AMD overclocking guide. AMD socket FM2 processors are currently not only very popular due to the … Continue reading AMD Socket FM2 CPU Overclocking Guide
The EU saving madness continues! After light bulbs prohibition and 2-slot toaster prohibition now CPU coolers have to be expensively upgraded! On the basis of the latest eco-design-2017/0104/EC all CPU coolers must have a sense starting next year according to the EU Commission. No CPU cooler should fry more useless energy and what is there closer to put a frying pan on the cooler? We have two new Noctua cooler models looked at, the NH D15BP frying pan cooler and … Continue reading Noctua NH-D15GDKT Gourmet Edition Cooking Pot Cooler Review
Today, on OCinside.de we have published an unboxing video in German with English subtitles of the new ASRock Z270 Gaming ITX/ac, which is an ITX size motherboard with a great basic equipment and Intel LGA 1151 Kaby Lake processor support. The full written review of this ASRock Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac motherboard is coming soon as well.