Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD Review

Today, we have for review the Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SATA3 SSD. We already know the Sandforce SF-2281 controller inside of this MX-DS Fusion 60GB from some previously tested SSDs. Of course for our review we updated the MX-DS Fusion SSD to the most current firmware, then we tested it with some benchmark tools in AHCI and Legacy IDE mode at the SATA3 controller. Thanks for the support … Many thanks to for the support with the … Continue reading Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD Review

Mainboard manufacturer and BIOS upgrades

ABIT Computer – ABIT Computer Germany – ABIT Computer BIOS Downloads Albatron – Albatron Germany – Albatron BIOS Downloads AOpen – AOpen Germany – AOpen BIOS Downloads AsRock – AsRock Germany – AsRock BIOS Downloads ASUS – ASUS Germany – ASUS BIOS Downloads Biostar – Biostar Germany – Biostar BIOS Downloads Chaintech – Chaintech Germany – Chaintech BIOS Downloads DFI – DFI Germany – DFI BIOS Downloads ECS Elitegroup – ECS Elitegroup Germany – ECS Elitegroup BIOS Downloads ENMIC (NMC) … Continue reading Mainboard manufacturer and BIOS upgrades

German overclock sites

3D Center – Great graphiccard overclocking site – Daily News and reviews – Have to see this overclocking site Hardware-Mag – oc page with pricewatch and files – OC news and price comparsions – Hardware related site from austria PC-Extreme – Games and Hardware news Planet 3DNow! – Daily news Technic3D – Hardware Seite rund ums Übertakten, Kühlungen, Reviews Tobitech – news page Tomshardware – Excellent german page with tips and tricks about Hardware Tweak PC … Continue reading German overclock sites

Benchmark Database to compare PC performance

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 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

CeBIT 2012 Coverage

The CeBIT 2012 computer fair in Hanover showed also in this year a lot of new products. On the following 10 pages of our CeBIT 2012 report you will see approx. 150 pictures with new IT products. This CeBIT 2012 report is hardware related and contains new video cards, motherboards, Mini-PCs, chassis, cooler, PSUs, SSDs and memory modules. It is only available in German language, but it is worth watching the pictures or use a translation tool to discover … Continue reading CeBIT 2012 Coverage

Online Shops

Online shops and special overclocking shops Amazon – Hardware, software and more Avitos AG – Hardware, software and telekommunication Caseking – Modding, cases, cooler, PSU, etc. – Insulation, design and tuning Dell – Computer, laptops, printer, monitors and more – Huge store with inexpensive ink cartridges EA Store – Electronic Arts games download FortKnox – Hardware Frozen-Silicon – Cooler and peltier elements – PCs, and lot of hardware Home of Hardware – Very big Hardwarestore IcyDock – … Continue reading Online Shops

Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 Intel LGA1155 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte offers with the GA-Z68XP-UD3 an Intel LGA1155 Sandy Bridge motherboard with some interesting characteristics and a lot of OC features. The Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 is based on the Intel Z68 chipset for current LGA1155 processors like e.g. the Intel Core i7-2700K, Intel Core i3-2100, or the Intel Core i5-2500K processor which is used for the overclocking tests. We test, overclock and benchmark the Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 with different video cards and compare the current consumption in this review.

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

Today we have tested the new Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard with an AMD Phenom II CPU and an AMD Bulldozer processor. The AM3+ board is based on the AMD 990FX chipset with SB950 southbridge and offers a total of six PCI Express slots, up to four USB3.0 ports, up to fourteen USB2.0 ports, six SATA3 ports, two eSATA3 port, one Gigabit LAN port and 7.1 sound over six analog sound connectors or digital sound over an optical SPDIF output connector. The … Continue reading Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review