As an established manufacturer Cooler Master has already proved several times their experience in many product areas. For some time now, Cooler Master produces AIO water cooling systems and we have already tested their powerful Eisberg Prestige 240L cooler. The latest water cooler model is the Cooler Master Nepton 140XL, at which we will take a closer look today. The analogy to the Greek god of the sea can not be a coincidence. Whether Cooler Master’s latest creation will chase … Continue reading Cooler Master Nepton 140XL Review
Another interesting reader review is published on OCinside.de today. This time the Cremax Icy Dock MB153SP-B 3-in-2 SATA internal RAID backplane is tested. Each disk can be removed individually, so for example it is not always necessary to run all hard drives, if there are backups or infrequently used data on the hard disk. More advantages would be that each drive has its own status LED for example. Take a look at the latest reader review to see what the … Continue reading Cremax Icy Dock MB153SP-B SATA Hot Swap HDD Cage Reader Review
In two weeks it’s time again: The gamescom 2014 open its doors from 13 to 17 August 2014 in Cologne, where the first gamescom day is again the so-called trade visitors and media day. Of course, OCinside.de will also visit this year’s gamescom again and published today a preview with gamescom 2014 highlights and will show for which current games you should overclock your computer. It’s published in German, but it’s worth discovering the latest games or use a translation … Continue reading gamescom 2014 Preview
Today, a very special review of the ASRock Z97 Extreme6 motherboard is published here at OCinside.de, which brings tears of joy to the eyes of enthusiasts. The motherboard is based on the Z97 chipset, which already has many features and ASRock has perfected these features again at this new Z97 flagship. The ASRock Z97 Extreme6 offers e.g. a HDD saver function, an Ultra M.2 slot with up to 32 GB/s, a M.2 with 6 GB/s, a mini PCIe slot, SATA … Continue reading ASRock Z97 Extreme6 Intel LGA1150 Motherboard Review
A relatively new brand on the PC market is the company X2 Products, with their headquarter in the Netherlands. The more interesting it will be for all readers, that we are taking a closer look at their first CPU cooler, today. Here at OCinside.de we test today the brand new X2 Products Eclipse IV CPU cooler. If the cooler leaves the competiton behind and even obscure the sun, we like to find out for you in this review. Thanks for … Continue reading X2 Products Eclipse IV Review
Titan is a known brand in the pc hardware and accessories scene. Not only because of their massive aluminum frame fans and various accessories. Meanwhile, the Taiwanese company also produces a wide range of CPU coolers. One of them is the Titan Fenrir Siberia Edition. We will find out in this review, if it remains just as cool as the eponymous Fenris Wolf in the far north. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the review to Marauder25 and … Continue reading Titan Fenrir Siberia Review
Today, we test the latest Crucial MX100 SSD here at OCinside.de. Just a few weeks after announcing the Crucial M550 there is again an awesome SSD from Crucial, that is currently available with capacities of 128 GB, 256 GB up to 512 GB. Despite the extremely high level of performance and brand new 16nm MLC NAND it is available for an amazing low price. The review will compare this inexpensive Crucial MX100 SSD with 512 GB capacity against the current … Continue reading Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review
Today, we test another awesome power saving motherboard in the low-budget price segment here at OCinside.de, which could find a place in a small media player PC, NAS or office PC. Let us see how fast the approx. 60 EUR inexpensive ASRock Q1900M Bay Trail-D Micro-ATX motherboard with integrated Intel Celeron J1900 APU is and if it is as good as an AMD Socket AM1 Kabini or some other PC systems.
Not for overclockers, but instead a great choice to save power with high standards, this is how you could shortly describe the latest OCinside.de review of the current AMD Socket AM1 Mini-ITX motherboard. The ASRock AM1H-ITX motherboard has one PCI Express slot, two DDR3-1600 slots, four SATA3 ports, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound with optical S/PDIF output, and graphics output via D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI, or DisplayPort 1.2 and offers even 4K resolution. The power connection is optimally solved, because the ASRock … Continue reading ASRock AM1H-ITX Socket AM1 Mini-ITX Motherboard Review
In order to view a summary before purchasing a AMD motherboard, a new chart comparing all the Socket AM3+, AM3, FM2+, FM2, FM1, AM2+, AM2, 939 and 754 motherboards previously tested on ocinside.de is now online. This overview is a summary of all results and also contains the most important overclocking options like e.g. multiplier, Vcore, etc.
Who like to upgrade an Ultrabook or Tablet with a fast SSD or install a motherboard with an mSATA port, will be happy about this review. Because this time OCinside.de is testing the tiny Plextor M5M mSATA SSD board with 128 GB capacity, which is also available with 64 GB or 256 GB. The Plextor PX-128M5M SSD is based on the Marvell 88SS9187 controller and achieved in practice tests with the latest firmware 1.04 great results, which are compared in … Continue reading Plextor M5M 128GB SSD Review
Crucial has developed the new M550 SSD, which not only has a significantly better performance, but also provides more usable capacity. Fortunately, we tested all Crucial SSD generations since the first Crucial RealSSD C300 on OCinside.de and see again significant improvements at the current Crucial M550 compared to its predecessors. The Crucial M550 is available as 2.5-inch SATA, mSATA and M.2 SSD with a capacity range between 64 GB and 1 TB. The detailed review will show how fast the … Continue reading Crucial M550 512GB SSD Review
Today, here at OCinside.de we test the ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer – a brand new Socket FM2+ motherboard with special gaming features, or rather killer features. The Socket FM2+ motherboard is backward compatible with Socket FM2, so we have tested it with an AMD Richland and AMD Trinity in addition to the latest AMD Kaveri processor. Not only the compatibility has been tested, but also the performance and the overclocking options with an AMD A10-7850K, A10-6800K and A10-5800K APU on … Continue reading ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review
Today, two fast Crucial m4 128GB SSDs were tested in RAID0 to get more performance. Regarding TRIM there are still weak points for a SSD RAID, but the ocinside.de review will show if this is really important. The team of 2x Crucial m4 128GB in RAID0 is compared against 1x 256GB Crucial m4 and against 1x 128GB Crucial m4. We will see who keeps one step ahead and if it is better to buy one large SSD or two smaller … Continue reading Crucial m4 128GB CT128M4SSD2 SSD RAID Review
Double your SSD capacity Double the SSD capacity with a SSD puncher … All of us will know this … just bought a new SSD and the SSD has not enough space, at least very soon. OCinside.de has discovered a tricky solution how you simply can double the SSD capacity with a puncher ! Some still remember the 5.25-inch floppy disks, where you could also double the capacity with a simple hole and a similar procedure is now possible with … Continue reading SSD Capacity Doubler