Hardware Reviews

Here you’ll see tests and overclocking suitability of the following hardware components …

Crucial MX300 2TB SSD Review

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Today, with the Crucial MX300 2TB SSD, we test the so far largest capacity SSD on OCinside.de. Recently we have already tested the smaller MX300 750 GB limited edition and now Micron has released with the Crucial MX300 2050 GB an interesting SSD, where many users do not have to think about additional hard disks in their PC or Mac. We will see how the MX300 with 2 TB Micron 3D NAND compares against other SSDs from ADATA, Crucial, Intel, … Continue reading Crucial MX300 2TB SSD Review

Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe Review

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After testing the Samsung 960 Pro SSD we evaluate the cheaper Samsung 960 Evo SSD today at OCinside.de. The Samsung 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe SSD comes contrary to the Samsung 960 Pro not with 2-bit MLC, but only with 3-bit MLC, so-called TLC NAND. With an 32 GB/s Ultra M.2 slot we have tested, if the Samsung 960 EVO is nevertheless unbelievable fast and we have compared it with the Samsung 960 Pro, as well as other current … Continue reading Samsung SSD 960 Evo 500 GB M.2 NVMe Review

Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Review

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Brand new from Cooler Master! Today, we test the recently announced Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro USB headset with virtual 7.1 and bass FX in our OCinside.de test laboratory. The multi-channel design is positioning the MasterPulse Pro already in the gaming area. In ego shooters, but also in other games, it is very important to know exactly where the opponent is located. Just this advantage can make the difference between victory or defeat. Another feature is the bass FX feature that … Continue reading Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Review

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 Review

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We do not need to introduce the company Cooler Master. No matter whether cases, power supplies or peripheral, the manufacturer from Taiwan is at the top of many categories. Today with the MasterLiquid Pro 240 we introduce the latest compact water cooling from Cooler Master. Enjoy reading the review and exploring the new features.

ASRock Z270 Killer SLI Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

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Today, we test the new ASRock Z270 Killer SLI motherboard at OCinside.de, which is designed for the 7th generation of Intel Core processors. Just in time for CPU Intel Kaby Lake we had already published an unboxing video of the ASRock Z270 motherboard and today the ASRock Z270 Killer SLI is extensively tested and overclocked. In this motherboard review, we install the latest Intel Core i5 7600K Kaby Lake CPU and compare the Intel 7600K Kabylake vs Intel 6600K Skylake … Continue reading ASRock Z270 Killer SLI Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Vernee Apollo Lite Reader Review

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Today, a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. Jamaicaman is testing the Vernee Apollo Lite smartphone in his first reader review. Vernee first appeared since February 2016. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer offers in its portfolio well equipped smartphones at surprisingly low prices. The models include Vernee Thor, Mars and Vernee Apollo Lite, which we evaluate in this review. Lite? The hardware equipment can not suspect that, however Apollo is ready to launch and can be booked in advance … Continue reading Vernee Apollo Lite Reader Review

ASRock Z270 Killer SLI Motherboard Unboxing Video

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Today, on OCinside.de we have published a new unboxing video in German with English subtitles of the today announced ASRock Z270 Killer SLI Intel LGA 1151 motherboard, which we’ve tested with the latest Intel Core-i5 7600K Kaby Lake and compared with the previous Intel Core-i5 6600K Skylake CPU. The full written review of both ASRock Z270 Killer SLI motherboard with Intel Intel Z270 Chipset is coming soon as well.

Samsung SSD 960 Pro 1 TB M.2 NVMe Review

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The Samsung 960 Pro 1 TB M.2 NVMe SSD can convince all along the line and received our OC Dream Award ! The SSD is incredibly fast, but does not reach the limit of our ASRock test system thanks to 32Gb/s Ultra M.2 slot. Let us begin now with the delivery, price, specifications, firmware update and some SSD tips, before the fast NVMe M.2 SSD has to compete against many SSDs and SSD RAID array on following pages.

ASRock G10 Gaming Router Review

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Recently, the so-called router requirement is cancelled. This means that no one is forced to use equipment from his Internet service provider. So the next test candidate is us just in time. Today, we test the ASRock G10 gaming router through its paces. But why gaming router? What makes playing games different to normal Web browsing, or watching videos in our YouTube channel? We will explain this and much more in this review on OCinside.de.

AeroCool Project7 P7-C1 Tempered Glass Edition Review

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Today we are reviewing the new AeroCool Project7 P7-C1 Tempered Glass Edition case on OCinside.de, convincing not only with LED effects, but also with many little gimmicks. Following this review is with a little luck this AeroCool Project7 P7-C1 or an AeroCool DS-230 chassis free of charge for a reader review !

ASRock X99 Professional Gaming i7 Intel LGA 2011-3 Motherboard Review

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Today, we test a new X99 motherboard on OCinside. This time we overclock and test the ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming i7 Intel LGA 2011-3 motherboard, which offers similar features like the recently tested excellent ASRock X99 Taichi motherboard. But in addition it offers some special gaming features. The ASRock X99 Gaming i7 has 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, two Gigabit LAN ports with teaming support, an USB 3.1 type-C and an USB 3.1 type-A 10 Gb/s port, two ultra M.2 … Continue reading ASRock X99 Professional Gaming i7 Intel LGA 2011-3 Motherboard Review

Sudio Vasa Bla Review

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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

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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

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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

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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.