Arctic Summair Light Review

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Today, we’re testing the Arctic Summair Light USB fan in our OCinside.de summer special, which is not a CPU cooler or graphics card cooler. Even an overclocker can get warm, not just his hardware. We are therefore testing the USB fan Summair Light from Arctic, which is already well known for their PC cooling.

AIO Water Cooling Maintenance Guide

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In the third part of our AIO water cooling mod series on OCinside.de, we are now explaining how to maintenance an AIO water cooling system, which has been in operation for a longer time. Deposits and air inclusions resulted in a noisy AIO and poor cooling results. In this AIO refurbish guide, we will show you step by step how to repair the AIO water cooling.

Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

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Today, we test the brand new Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD. Who already knows the numerous M.2 reviews on OCinside.de, is familiar with the advantages of a NVMe SSD: high performance! However, the Plextor M8Se without heatsink achieved such a very high temperature, that we recommend purchasing the M8SeY or M8SeG version or at least a M.2 heatsink. The new Plextor NVMe SSD will be available soon. We show today some benchmarks, compare the results with dozens of … Continue reading Plextor M8SeGN 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX Case Review

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Today we test on OCinside.de the new Streacom FC8 Alpha Mini-ITX case and the Streacom Nano160 PSU 160 Watt power supply. The Streacom FC8 is an upper-class passive cooled aluminum ITX case, with which you can build an excellent fanless Office PC or even gaming system without any fan. But of course, the most sensible application would be a silent HTPC for the living room. However, there are also downsides you should know before you buy. We have tested the … Continue reading Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX Case Review

How to build a Fanless PC Tutorial

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Step by step to a silent living room HTPC without any fan noise. For the soon coming review of the Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX case, we have written a new HTPC construction guide. This time we have build even a completely silent PC for the living room.

ASRock Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

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Today we test a nice, tiny Mini ITX motherboard for Intel LGA 1151 processors with the ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac. In the previous video on YouTube, we have already shown an overview of the ITX motherboard and today following the review with all the details, OC results, benchmarks and infrared thermal images. Soon, we will also publish an ITX case review where we have installed this awesome gaming ITX motherboard. One thing in advance: We are excited!

AOC Agon AG241QG Monitor Review

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Although it is not faster than light, the new 24-inch AOC gaming monitor has an amazing fast refresh rate of 165 Hz and also supports the Nvidia G-SYNC technology. We are talking about the new AOC AG241QG from the AGON series. If it can do more than just looking good on the desk, we will find out in today’s test report.

Interactive Fit for Fan guide v3.1 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?

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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?

ASRock X370 Taichi AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

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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.

Enermax Platimax D.F. 600W Power Supply Review

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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

APC Back-UPS Pro 900 UPS Review

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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

Logitech MX Master Review

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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.

ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

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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