Today, we test the first motherboard with the new Socket FM2+ for AMD Kaveri processors at OCinside.de that is also backward compatible with Socket FM2 Richland and Trinity processors. The AMD FM2+ motherboard based on the AMD A88X Bolton-D4 chipset and has a total of five PCI Express slots, two PCI slots, four memory slots with AMP and XMP support, seven SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, HDMI-In, HDMI output, D-Sub VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, 7.1 purity sound and lots … Continue reading ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ AMD Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review
OCinside.de today published a new reader review. This time the reader Hattiro tested the inexpensive Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo CPU cooler. He published his experiences and make a purchase recommendation for this Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo CPU cooler. Here is the Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo reader review.
SSD, HDD or SSHD ? We have already published some SSD and HDD reviews on OCinside.de and for quite some time we are also testing the combination of solid state drive and hard disk drive in one drive – the so-called SSHD. The advantages of the SSHD are obvious: The price is several times below a SSD with identical capacity. Now we like to answer the question if the SSHD can keep at least partially with a SSD, or if … Continue reading Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB SSHD Review
You like to do a thousand things at the same time while playing online games. Jump and reload while overrunning the enemy hordes and post the teammate in the group the number of today’s victories. For a standard keyboard these functions are usually far apart and can not be assigned that easily. Here Logitech offers a solution with their G13 Gameboard. It is a little extra keyboard which is supposed to find its place next to the normal keyboard. Full … Continue reading Logitech G13 Advance USB Gameboard Reader Review
Today, the first official reader review at OCinside.de is published. Everyone, who like to test hardware or software, can now apply to the reader review in the OCinside.de Forum. In the first review of a reader, the Metadot DasKeyboard Model S Professional Clicky MX Blue is tested. Who often plays or writes long letters on the home PC, knows the following Problem. The plastic keyboard squeaks at all corners and edges, buttons falling out or are not correctly recognized when … Continue reading Metadot DasKeyboard Model S Professional Clicky MX Blue Reader Review
Everyone, who like to test hardware or software, can now apply to the reader review here in our OCinside.de Forum.
The Cooler Master V700 is a fully modular power supply and enables an optimal adjustment of all internal PC cables. The 80PLUS Gold power supply and the connecting cables are supplied each in a bag to have all necessary cables ready to hand for the next PC upgrade. The first impression of the new 700 watt power supply is already excellent. In the following review, we look at the modular Cooler Master V700 high-end PSU and compare the results with … Continue reading Cooler Master V700 PSU Review
Cooler Master offers with the Cooler Master G500 PSU a new 80PLUS bronze power supply in the lower price segment. At OCinside.de, we already tested some Cooler Master power supplies and can thus make a good comparison to some high-end and low-budget PC power supplies. Let us take a look at the inexpensive non-modular Cooler Master G500 power supply, that will convince with no frills but with a good energy efficiency at a reasonable price. Thanks for the support … … Continue reading Cooler Master G500 PSU Review
The Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 PC case does not only caught the eye by its special simplicity, but due to the large mesh surfaces on the top and the front, which have an extremely high airflow and thanks to the integrated dust filters they can be cleaned very easily as well. Fractal Design delivers the Arc R2 mid-tower PC case with an acrylic window, USB 3.0 ports, three silent 140 mm R2 fans with 3-step fan control and the … Continue reading Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Review
Today we test the new ASRock Z87 Extreme4 Intel LGA 1150 motherboard at OCinside.de. It is based on the Intel Z87 chipset and offers a high-quality solution for current 1150-pin Haswell processors like the Intel Core i7-4770K, Intel Core i5-4570 or the Intel Core i5-4670K, which we have used to test and overclock this motherboard. Surely only a few motherboards can compete with the recently tested ASRock Z87M OC Formula when overclocking, but the basic equipment of the ASRock Extreme … Continue reading ASRock Z87 Extreme4 Intel LGA1150 Motherboard Review
The gamescom 2013 took place in Cologne, Germany and is one of the most important gaming fairs in Europe. Of course also the OCinside.de online magazine visited gamescom and shows new games, hardware, consoles and casemods on 6 pages with more than 170 pictures. It is only available in German language, but it is worth watching the pictures with or without a translation tool to discover the latest gaming trends. Continue reading the gamescom 2013 Coverage …
Since we have some motorcycle enthusiasts in our community, it was time for the first OCinside.de motorcycle tour this summer. We decided to make an OCinside.de motorcycle tour 2013 instead, which began in Koblenz, a few hours through hairpin bends on the Mosel and along the Rhine from the 02.08.-04.08.13. Because of course, not everyone rides a motorcycle, we will vote soon in the Forum, when and where the next OC meeting takes place. Here are some pictures of the … Continue reading OCinside.de Motorcycle Tour 2013
Awesome This is how we could describe the brand-new ASRock Z87M OC Formula motherboard for Intel Haswell CPUs in the shortest mainboard review with just one word. We were also amazed about the plenty of features which can be integrated in such a small micro-ATX 8-layer PCB Z87 motherboard layout. ASRock offers especially very powerful options for overclockers with this LGA1150 motherboard. Overclock enthusiasts will have tears of joy in their eyes when looking in the UEFI Setup, so it … Continue reading ASRock Z87M OC Formula Intel LGA1150 Motherboard Review
Today we test a tiny AMD Trinity Socket FM2 motherboard on OCinside.de, which is ideal to build a fast HTPC or even a small gaming PC with its Mini-ITX form factor and AMD A85X chipset. Just 17x17cm in size, the ITX motherboard offers many amazing features of the recently tested ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 ATX mainboard, which received our OverClocking Dream award. The ASRock FM2A85X-ITX motherboard has one PCI Express slot, seven SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound … Continue reading ASRock FM2A85X-ITX AMD Socket FM2 ITX Motherboard Review
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