IFA 2018 Coverage

From 31 August to 05 September 2018 the IFA International Consumer Electronics Fair took place again in Berlin. We have visited IFA 2018 in Berlin and brought back impressions of hardware, audio/video, smartphones and other technological innovations with almost 400 pictures. Even on the last IFA day the crowd was still enormous, justifiably!

Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB MOD Video Tutorial

Shortly after the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB 8GB DDR4-2666 Review we received an improved Ballistix M.O.D. version of Micron. Now we could add the corresponding screenshots to the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB DDR4 review and also created a Ballistix MOD tutorial video in German with English subtitles about all Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB effects on OCinside.de. First of all, the Ballistix RGB RAM modules looks really good on the ASRock X299 Taichi motherboard in combination with the RGB chipset cooler!

CPU Cooler Chart 2018

We have tested numerous coolers on OCinside.de during the last 18 years. Today we would like to present in the new CPU Cooler Chart 2018 a roundup with selected CPU coolers from AMD, Antec, Arctic, Cooler Master, Cryorig, and Noctua that have been tested on an AMD AM4 system. So you can quickly find the right air cooler or AIO water cooler for the AMD Socket AM4 PC and compare the test results.

Arctic Accelero Twin Turbo III Review

After recently testing Arctic’s Twin Turbo II on OCinside.de, we are now focusing on the successor Arctic Accelero Twin Turbo III. According to Arctic, it should offer the same cooling performance as its predecessor, but without the use of thermal glue. You can read in the following review whether Arctic has managed this and if you have to make compromises.

ASRock B450M Pro4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

With the ASRock B450M Pro4 we test an inexpensive Micro ATX motherboard for the new AMD Ryzen 2000 CPU series. We have tested and overclocked this AMD AM4 uATX motherboard with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G processor with integrated GPU and with an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU. Since the ASRock B450M Pro4 is backwards compatible to the first AMD Ryzen 1000 CPU series, we have also tested it with the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU in comparison to the … Continue reading ASRock B450M Pro4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

gamescom 2018 Coverage

From August 21 to 25, 2018 one of the most important gaming fairs in Europe took place in Cologne, Germany. Of course we visited gamescom again and published this gamescom 2018 report on OCinside.de with more than 200 gamescom pictures and videos on several pages of current gaming hardware, current games, gaming seats, cosplayers, VR glasses and even without DCMM some casemods. You should not miss this!

Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L and Q300P Review

Today, we are testing the Q300L and Q300P, a new Micro ATX duo from Cooler Master, positioned in the budgetary space. We tested the two cases with an ASRock AB350M Pro4 motherboard and the Cooler Master MasterAir G100M UFO cooler to find out what you can expect from the two cases. We’ll see if they can break away from the crowd even in the lower price segment with some tricks.

EaseUS Todo Backup Home Review

A careless click, a wrong program and all important data including the operating system are lost. But it could be so easy! A daily or weekly backup of the system can save the user a lot of headaches. There are countless programs on the market with which you can perform this backup, whereby we have already explained some solutions in the Tips and Tricks Forum. We regularly get questions in our PC Community about the simplest and best backup software. … Continue reading EaseUS Todo Backup Home Review

ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance Motherboard Review

Today we test on OCinside.de another Intel motherboard with H370 chipset, the ASRock H370 Performance. As already introduced in the ASRock Polychrome RGB Video, this gaming motherboard now supports addressable LED lighting. Of course we have the focus on practical suitability of this new Intel LGA1151 motherboard from ASRock and show some thermal images which are very helpful especially on extremely hot summer days.

Icy Dock MB973SP-1B FlexCage Review

Today we test the Icy Dock FlexCage MB973SP-1B removable frame. Homeserver or self-built or finished NAS solutions are gaining popularity again. Almost all finished network attached storages have so-called hot-swap bays, which makes it easy to change the hard disks. But what if the performance of a NAS is not sufficient, but you don’t want to do without the comfort of the hot-swap bays? Many consumer cases or 19-inch cases in the lower price segment only have internal 3.5-inch and … Continue reading Icy Dock MB973SP-1B FlexCage Review

ASRock H370 Performance Polychrome RGB Software Video

Today we look at the latest development of the RGB control from ASRock. ASRock now offers addressable LEDs on some motherboards, which are controlled by the ASRock Polychrome RGB software. How exactly this works, which RGB effects are possible with addressable RGB LED strips and the interaction with other RGB LED hardware, we show in the new ASRock Polychrome RGB software video at our OCinside YouTube channel. German with English subs. The complete review of the new ASRock H370 Performance … Continue reading ASRock H370 Performance Polychrome RGB Software Video

Synology DS218+ NAS Review

Everyone’s talking about the cloud. In this way, large companies achieve a reduction in IT costs and shift responsibility to the cloud provider. But cloud storage is also becoming increasingly important for private users. The goal is to store large amounts of data securely and with high availability and to be able to access them from anywhere. However, the data should be stored in your own home if possible in order to have a certain degree of security. Therefore, today … Continue reading Synology DS218+ NAS Review