Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

Today a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. This time MisterY takes a closer look at the Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Hot Swap frame for 2.5 and 3.5-inch SATA drives and SSDs. Multiboot systems cause some times problems, especially when installing Linux and Windows. Two separate hard drives are already useful, but unplugging and plugging is not an option. What is the most viable option for users who attach importance to multiple hard disks? Dozens external hard drives? … Continue reading Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

16 Year OCinside.de Anniversary Contest Winners

Ho, ho, hooo, today the lucky winners were drawn from our 16 Year OCinside.de Contest ! Congratulations to the lucky winner of the ASRock AM1H-ITX Mini-ITX motherboard with AMD Athlon 5350 Kabini processor and cooler. We had so many participants, that we’ve decided to draw two additional winners of OC keychains and OC labels from our OC Fanshop. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers, webmasters, news posters and of course our partners Merry Christmas … Continue reading 16 Year OCinside.de Anniversary Contest Winners

Crucial Ballistix Tactical 32GB DDR4 4x 8GB DDR4-2666 Review

Today we are testing a brand new 32 GB DDR4-2666 Crucial Ballistix Tactical Kit on OCinside.de, consisting of four 8 GB DDR4 modules or two 16 GB DDR4 kits with two 8 GB modules each. The four DDR4 modules can be used optimally for both X99 systems in quad channel mode, as well as for Z170 PCs in dual channel mode. The Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR4-2666 8 GB CL16 memory modules have XMP 2.0 profiles for easy load of higher … Continue reading Crucial Ballistix Tactical 32GB DDR4 4x 8GB DDR4-2666 Review

Thermaltake BigTyp Revo Review

Many PC enthusiasts count on tower-cooler when it comes to CPU cooling, because they usually promise the most air-cooling performance. Thermaltake wants to show that also relatively low built coolers like their BigTyp Revo can handle bigger amount of excess heat. We will show in our review on OCinside.de if this big type can really hold up to its name.

ASRock Z170 OC Formula Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Today at OCinside.de we test the new ASRock Z170 OC Formula LGA1151 motherboard for overclockers with an Intel Core i5-6600K CPU and four Crucial Ballistix Sports DDR4-2400 4GB memory modules. Of course we have not just taken a look at the motherboard and created some benchmarks, but also heavily overclocked it as well. We have overclocked an unlocked Intel Core i5 6600K CPU with an open multi as well as the other a locked Intel Core i5-6400 CPU with fixed … Continue reading ASRock Z170 OC Formula Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Scythe Fuma Review

There is another CPU cooler review on our agenda. Today’s candidate is the Scythe Fuma. At review date the double tower cooler has not been officially released, but we have already received one for testing. The Scythe Fuma will be released very soon in Europe.

Cryorig H5 Ultimate Review

Review of the Cryorig H5 Ultimate CPU cooler. Today we want to present a cooler of a very young company. It is the H5 Ultimate from the company Cryorig. Just 2 years on the market, Cryorig prides itself to start something new, something big, and want to distance them from the competition. Easy installation and top performance are the slogans of their products. Whether the H5 Ultimate from Cryorig can convince us, we now find out on OCinside.de. In addition, … Continue reading Cryorig H5 Ultimate Review

Synology DS214+ NAS Review

Thanks to data theft and surveillance scandals, systems such as Network Attached Storage – or briefly NAS, again have a growing fan base. Today we have a NAS of a well-known manufacturer in our review – the Synology DiskStation DS214+. Whether it is a high-performance data storage at home, and if it can keep up with current cloud solutions, we will determine in this review.

ASRock H170 Combo Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Today we test a very special Intel LGA1151 motherboard at OCinside.de. Skylake supports DDR4 memory modules. Anyway, there are certainly some users who like to install, at least for some time, their DDR3 modules. For this reason ASRock offers this new H170 Combo motherboard. The ASRock H170 Combo motherboard can be equipped optionally either with up to four DDR3 modules or two DDR4 modules. We have tested both and done some benchmarks with two DDR4 and with two DDR3 memory … Continue reading ASRock H170 Combo Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Scythe Iori Review

Today we are testing the Scythe Iori CPU cooler with top-blow design on OCinside.de. Because of their flat design, top-blow coolers are suitable for small environments such as a HTPC. Iori is the Japanese word for a small mountain hut as place of refuge. We will find out, if a CPU can find safe refuge with the Scythe Iori.