The Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB SSD is the first SSD in 1.8-inch size, tested at Redaktion ocinside.de. With this tiny, 5mm thin SATA3 SSD it is possible to upgrade a netbook, notebook, MP3 player, media player or also a conventional PC and Mac in order to reach an undreamed-of SSD performance. In today’s test report one can see several benchmarks compared with other 3.5-inch hard disk drives and 2.5-inch SSDs installed on the SATA2 and SATA3 port. Furthermore on visitor … Continue reading Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB 1.8-inch SATA3 CTFDDAA064MAG-1G1 SSD Review
The Sapphire IPC-AM3DD785G is the first Mini ITX motherboard for AMD Socket AM3 processors tested at ocinside.de. Thanks to the small form factor, Mini ITX motherboards are excellently suitable for mediaplayer, NetTop PCs, or industrial PCs. The AMD 785G chipset is already recommended in some ocinside.de reviews and offers with its onBoard graphics unit a good basis to build such a system. However, on these systems overclocking is less important than a low current consumption. So the current review of … Continue reading Sapphire IPC-AM3DD785G Socket AM3 DDR3 Mini ITX Motherboard Review
The Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 has a good price for a 500 Watt power supply unit. Let us see, if we can expect high quality at such a low price, if the power supply is sufficient for overclocking, if the energie efficiency is good and if the Silent Pro M500 is really as silent as promised by the name. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the Silent Pro M500 PSU RS-500-AMBA-D3 by the manufacturer … Continue reading Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 500W Modular PSU Review
Who like to overclock the PC to get a better performance, should buy an recommendable OC motherboard, RAM, processor, heatsink, carefully selected enclosure and a suitable power supply. Because at least during a longer operation time on high power consumption an unsuitable PSU can get unstable. Not only Overclocker can profit from a well dimensioned power supply, but also all other users, who prefer a stable PC and also like to reduce the electricity bill. In this review the modular … Continue reading Cougar SX-700 700W Modular PSU Review
Sapphire offers a high-quality AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 motherboard with their PC-AM3RS890G, which is based on the current AMD 890GX chipset and the SB850 Southbridge. We already know the AMD 890GX chipset with the fast onBoard HD4290 graphics unit and 128MB sideport memory from previous ocinside.de reviews. This review will show if the Sapphire PC-AM3RS890G motherboard is an amazing board with a fast performance and high overclocking values.
Some Socket AM3 motherboards with AMD 7xx chipset were already tested at ocinside.de and today the Sapphire PI-AM3RS785G is overclocked and tested. The micro ATX motherboard is based on the AMD 785G chipset with SB710 southbridge and it has a HD4200 onBoard graphics unit with 128MB sideport memory. This combination was already very powerful in previously tested AMD 785G standard ATX boards. In the current review we will see if the Sapphire micro ATX motherboard performance is also impressive and … Continue reading Sapphire PI-AM3RS785G AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Micro ATX Motherboard Review
ASRock 890FX Deluxe4 is really a Deluxe Socket AM3 motherboard based on the AMD 890FX chipset with SB850 southbridge. Five PCI Express slots, four USB3.0 ports, whereby two of them are connected with the enclosed USB3.0 front panel, six SATA3 connectors provided by SB850, two additional SATA3 ports provided by a Marvel SE9120 chip, one eSATA3 connector, one conventional IDE port, Gigabit LAN, optical and coaxial SPDIF sound output in addition to the six analog sound connectors of the ALC892 … Continue reading ASRock 890FX Deluxe4 Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review
ASRock tops their own excellent 890GX Extreme3 with the brandnew ASRock 890GX Extreme4 motherboard. With this board overclocking is fun and makes overclockers hearts beating faster. The overclocking result became once again better, there are more voltage adjustments and also the equipment was extended. Thanks to the enclosed front USB3.0 panel it is now possible to insert USB 3.0 devices like for example USB3.0 memory sticks finally into the PC front. In this review, the new 890GX motherboard with onBoard … Continue reading ASRock 890GX Extreme4 AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review
With the 256GB RealSSD C300 Crucial developed an enormously fast SATA3 SSD, which can clearly eclipse usual SATA2 Solid State Drives. In this test report, the Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA3 SSD was practically tested and benchmarked on a SATA3 interface and on a SATA2 controller. The Redaktion ocinside.de review will show, if the at present largest and fastest 256GB RealSSD from Crucial is a great choice. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the Crucial … Continue reading Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA3 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 SSD Review
USB infrared receiver drivers – download and installation First we need the Igor USB drivers, which can be !!! downloaded here !!! Unpack the files e.g. with Winzip in any folder of your hard drive, in my case I put it into C:IgorPlugUSB. Now in this folder there is the needed .inf file for Win 9x, Win 2000, Win XP and so on, the original firmware and a little test program. Now the time is right to plug in your … Continue reading USB infrared receiver driver download and installation
A few weeks ago, the ASRock 890GX Extreme3 motherboard was tested at ocinside.de and the result was excellent with the updated BIOS version. In this review, an equivalent Micro ATX board with 890GX chipset is overclocked to the limit. This mATX motherboard has also integrated USB3.0, SATA3 and eSATA3, as well as the fast onBoard HD4290 GPU with sideport memory. Let us see, if this small 890GM Pro3 mATX motherboard can keep up with the large 890GX Extreme3 ATX board.
The gamescom 2010 took place again in Cologne, Germany this year and is without a doubt one of the most important gaming fairs in Europe. The ocinside.de online magazine visited also the gamescom and shows on 7 pages several new games, hardware, casemods, controller and game consoles. It is only available in German language, but it is worth watching the pictures or use a translation tool to discover the latest gaming trends. Continue reading the gamescom 2010 Coverage …
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
This review is not about an SSD, but about the current Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB HDD with a very good cost-performance ratio. Sure, many PC or Mac owners save already their money for a fast Solid State Drive, however the price difference between HDD and SSD with the same capacity is so enormously high, that most SSD buyers will need an additional hard disk drive for their PC or Mac. Let us have a closer look at the results of … Continue reading Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB SATA2 HDS721010CLA332 HDD Review
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