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AMD Socket FM2 CPU Overclocking Guide

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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

SSD Capacity Doubler

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Double your SSD capacity Double the SSD capacity with a SSD puncher … All of us will know this … just bought a new SSD and the SSD has not enough space, at least very soon. OCinside.de has discovered a tricky solution how you simply can double the SSD capacity with a puncher ! Some still remember the 5.25-inch floppy disks, where you could also double the capacity with a simple hole and a similar procedure is now possible with … Continue reading SSD Capacity Doubler

Interactive Intel processor product ID guide v2.4

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Intel CPU description – The interactive Intel product ID guide The current interactive Intel product ID guide version 2.4 contains additionally to the previous version the latest Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i5 Haswell processors with the most important processor information. The interactive Intel product ID guide is used for a fast and easy identification of the most Intel processors. Just select the description of the processor in the interactive guide and you will see immediately the most important … Continue reading Interactive Intel processor product ID guide v2.4

Benchmark Database to compare PC performance

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The Benchmark Database got an extensive update. Most overclockers like to compare their computer performance with other results after successful PC overclocking. For this reason, the Redaktion ocinside.de Benchmark Database is available additionally to the OC-Database, which contains already more than 11000 entries. You can compare the results of the well-known benchmarking tools: Futuremark 3DMark11, 3DMark Vantage, 3DMark06, 3DMark05, 3DMark03, 3DMark01, Aquamark and Super PI. The benchmark database is updated like the oc-database each night, so the profile entry is … Continue reading Benchmark Database to compare PC performance

CPU OverClocking Database

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The ocinside.de OC-Database comprises more than 11,000 PCs with thousands of processor overclocking results. The latest update also contains some enhancements like e.g. the direct control, sorting and selection over the title bar. Furthermore new CPUs like the AMD FX Bulldozer processors and the AMD APUs are now added in the OC database for immediate selection and comparison. The database is updated each night. So when you register your system today, you can compare it tomorrow with more than 11,000 … Continue reading CPU OverClocking Database

Interactive AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2

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Interactive AMD product ID guide now also with AMD Bulldozer processors ! A so called product ID or OPN description is on each AMD Phenom, Phenom II and Athlon II CPU, but the product ID is not really easy to understand without studying several datasheets. On the new AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2 simply select the description of your processor over the drop-down fields or type it directly into the new OPN field. Then you will see the technical … Continue reading Interactive AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2

Interactive power consumption calculator – calculate current consumption and energy costs

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Interactive electricity costs calculator – calculate power consumption Calculate the current consumption and cost of electricity … With this simple online tool one can calculate fast and easy the current consumption and electricity costs. No matter, if one would like to calculate the computer power consumption or other household equipment. Simply change the values in the lower range and watch the approximate costs for your inputs. The interactive power consumption calculator and the examples are an excerpt from our last … Continue reading Interactive power consumption calculator – calculate current consumption and energy costs

Interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide version 3.1

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AMD description – The interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID OPN guide The interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide for the identification of the AMD CPU description (OPN) is available in the version 3.1 and contains all current AMD processors. Simply select the description of the AMD Athlon 64 CPU over the dropdown fields and get the technical data of the processor virtually. The service is of course completely free and can be directly controlled by online Shops, forums, … Continue reading Interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide version 3.1

Intel Unlock Overclock – Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide

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Intel Unlock Overclock – Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 3 – Overclocking the Intel Core i7 PC … Who did not already read the beginning of the guide, find here the first page of the Intel Unlock Overclock article. Well, then we power on the PC and look if everything is working. This Gigabyte full screen boot logo looks very nice, but we should deactivate it in the BIOS. BIOS Update … Before we change any … Continue reading Intel Unlock Overclock – Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide

Intel Unlock Overclock Guide

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Intel Unlock Overclock Mission Last week the Redaktion ocinside.de got a request, if we are interested in an unique Intel Unlock Overclock Mission. Intel Unlock Overclock Mission? That sounds a bit unreliable, but after a few mails it was almost clear what we are talking about and of course ocinside.de like to participate in any Unlock or Overclock topic. Thus we agreed without further ado and a few days later came a large package from the United States. The Intel … Continue reading Intel Unlock Overclock Guide

AMD Phenom II CPU Unlock Guide – Unlock the Multi, Vcore and X4 CPU Core

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AMD Phenom II CPU multiplier unlock, Vcore unlock and fourth core unlocking Unlock an inexpensive AMD Phenom II 710 X3 CPU with 3 cores and multi lock to an AMD Phenom II X4 Engineering Sample with 4 cores, Vcore selection and unlocked multi ! Introduction … It is already well-known that one can unlock the fourth core of a triple core AMD Phenom II CPU. But during a test of the current ASRock A790GXH/128M motherboard at ocinside.de it was possible … Continue reading AMD Phenom II CPU Unlock Guide – Unlock the Multi, Vcore and X4 CPU Core

Less memory – BIOS or Operating System does not recognize the whole memory

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Less memory detected Why doesn’t the BIOS or operating system recognize the total installed RAM ? Introduction … The last memory reviews on ocinside.de already contained a few references and information about the problem with 4GB RAM memory expansion in Microsoft Windows 32 bit operating systems. Because of the constantly decreasing RAM prices more questions about these memory sizes reach our mailbox and forum. So there is now a seperate workshop guide, which describes the difficulties with larger memory size … Continue reading Less memory – BIOS or Operating System does not recognize the whole memory

AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking

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AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking Here are some AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking results. AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking review Introduction … Fast processors are due to the very low prices at the top of most PC enthusiasts’ shopping lists. But which one should you buy and what CPU overclocking result can you expect? ocinside.de ordered 3 x AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ socket AM2 CPUs and overclocked these very inexpensive CPUs. … Continue reading AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking

Interactive Memory Product ID guide to decode RAM part numbers

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RAM designation identify – The interactive memory module product ID guide DDR, DDR2 and DDR3 memory modules can be overclocked very simple over the BIOS to get a better PC performance. But what does this frequently mentioned part marking like e.g. Micron D9GMH, D9HNH, etc. exactly mean and how to find out the memory size on basis of the part number? This new interactive guide will answer you these and more questions about memory modules.

How to take off RAM heat spreader – RAM heatspreader removal guide

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This guide explains step by step, how to remove the RAM heatsink / heat spreader. It is e.g. necessary to identify the chips used on the memory modules. But of course, this guide is also useful to replace the passive memory cooler for example with active air or water cooled RAM heatsinks. How to take off RAM heat spreader RAM heat spreader removal guide The introduction about RAM heatspreader … This guide explains step by step, how to remove the … Continue reading How to take off RAM heat spreader – RAM heatspreader removal guide