To continue our gaming keyboard series we want to introduce a new keyboard from Cooler Master – the MasterKeys Pro S. Mechanical keys, intelligent RGB lighting, narrow design … that sounds like a true gaming keyboard. Whether the Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro keyboard can separate from most other models and if it can convince in practical use, we show in the following review. In the MasterKeys Pro S review, there are also two new videos of lighting effects.
From 17th to 21st August 2016, one of the most important European gaming fairs again took place in Cologne, Germany. Of course we attend gamescom as well and published a gamescom report with more than 400 pictures of current games, latest gaming hardware, VR headsets, DCMM casemods, Cosplayer and a lot of more interesting stuff on 14 pages at OCinside.de. It is available in German only, but it is worth watching the pictures with or without a translation tool to … Continue reading gamescom 2016 Coverage
Today, a new reader review has been published on OCinside.de. After the recent Cooler Master Devastator II unboxing video, lion149 has now written the detailed review of the keyboard and mouse combo. The Devastator II Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo was one of the Cooler Master devices, that could be seen on CeBIT 2016. For people who like mechanical keyboards and are looking for a new illuminated one together with a mouse at a low price could find this one … Continue reading Cooler Master Devastator II Reader Review
This time on OCinside.de we have a review of the Arctic Accelero Hybrid III-140, an alternate GPU cooler. The Accelero series has tradition among Arctics product. Arctic released their first GPU cooler under this name in 2006. The Hybrid-III, as the name suggests, is a hybrid cooling solution, meaning it got elements from both conventional air- as also water-cooling. All-in-one cooling solutions for CPUs already got a fair amount of market share, so why not transition it to GPUs?! We … Continue reading Arctic Accelero Hybrid III-140 Review
The small Dutch company Streacom manufactures high quality aluminium products since 2010. Their main focus is in PC cases. We have the opportunity to take a look at the Streacom F7c alpha optical case, which is a compact ITX case, well suited for building a media PC. For testing we used a Streacom Nano PSU and a ASRock Z97E-ITX/ac Intel LGA1150 motherboard.
Nowadays, SSDs have such a high reliability that we can operate multiple SSDs in a RAID0 to get multiple speed. We like to know how fast a RAID can be consisting of two SSDs, three SSDs and even four SSDs to reach a very high speed for small money. Notwithstanding that the Crucial MX300 SSD is already available, we use Crucial MX200 250 GB SSDs in this 2-way, 3-way and 4-way RAID SSD test.
A40 is not only a German Autobahn but also a so called all-in-one watercooler by manufacturer Cryorig. These kind of coolers are a real trend for CPU cooling for a few years now. It is promised a water cooling without the often maintenance and installation with a cheaper purchase price. Cryorig is known as an innovative manufacturer of CPU coolers and has detected as a weak point of such systems that compared with air cooling systems often the surrounding components … Continue reading Cryorig A40 Review
USB Ultra Infrared Receiver to remote control PC, remote power on PC and remote power off PC ! Today, another interesting infrared receiver solder guide for the PC is finished. Who like to control the PC or HTPC comfortable from the sofa, can solder different IR receiver types for commercially available universal remote controls. There are some self building guides in the ocinside.de modding section for several years and today a new special infrared receiver soldering guide for the PC … Continue reading USB Ultra IR-Receiver v2.0 to PC remote control and PC power On / Off
Recently we have published a CPU cooler comparison with many coolers. Today, there is an overview with selected coolers from Arctic, Cooler Master, Cryorig, Enermax, Intel, Scythe and Thermaltake, tested on an Intel Core i5 system in the second part of the cooler chart. So you can easily find the right air cooler or AIO water cooler for your AMD PC or Intel PC and get a quick comparison of the cooler test results.
About a year ago we tested the Fractal Design Define S case. This ATX case with noise reducing elements provides plenty of space for water-cooling. We were so convinced by this inconspicuous case that it was awarded the OCinside price-tip award. This time we are going to test the Define R5 which was the basis for the Define S but shows some significant differences. Its predecessor Define R4 was already a blockbuster and was often recommended in forums if you … Continue reading Fractal Design Define R5 Review