Enermax NEOChanger Review

For a custom water cooling system, Enermax offers an interesting reservoir / pump combination with lighting, which we will take a closer look at, listen to, and test thoroughly. At our OCinside YouTube Channel there is a new video of all Enermax NEOChanger 300ml RGB effects and in the review there is of course a 360 degree view in addition to the sound sample of the integrated pump.

Crucial MX500 1 TB M.2 SSD Review

A few weeks ago we reviewed the Crucial MX500 1TB SSD in 2.5-inch format and today we are testing the Crucial MX500 1TB SSD as M.2 version on OCinside.de. In the review we show the differences between the MX500 2.5-inch vs. M.2 SSD and test the M.2 both with and without passive M.2 heatsink on the ASRock Z390 Extreme4 motherboard. So we can be curious whether the small surcharge to the M.2 SSD is worth it and how well the … Continue reading Crucial MX500 1 TB M.2 SSD Review

ASRock Z390 Extreme4 Motherboard Review

Today we test on OCinside.de the ASRock Z390 Extreme4 motherboard with the latest Intel Z390 chipset. As already shown in the Z390 Video, this motherboard offers a great basic equipment and supports the Intel 8th Gen as well as the newest Intel 9th Gen processors. Of course we again show some thermal images of the voltage regulators and overclocked the new Intel LGA1151 v2 motherboard with an Intel Core i7-8700K CPU.

CPU Cooler Comparison 2018 Part 2

After the big CPU cooler comparison 2018, where we tested numerous coolers on an AMD AM4 system, we would like to present another cooler test overview on OCinside.de today. In the second part of the cooler chart there is now an overview with selected CPU coolers from Antec, Arctic, Cooler Master, Cryorig, Enermax, Intel and LEPA that have been tested on an Intel Core i5 PC system. So you can easily find the right air cooler or AIO water cooler … Continue reading CPU Cooler Comparison 2018 Part 2

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