Arctic Liquid Freezer II Service Kit Installation Guide

Mistakes can happen! It is important that they are detected and fixed in time. Unfortunately, a certain batch of Liquid Freezer II water coolers from Arctic had faulty gaskets installed under the cold plates. Water leakage in the PC would of course be the last thing you want when running a water cooling system, as this may cause damage to the PC. Today we show on OCinside.de how to replace the gasket under the cold plate of the AIO water … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II Service Kit Installation Guide

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 A-RGB Review

At the release of the first water cooler with RGB lighting, Arctic only offered models with 12cm fans. In the meantime, Arctic has expanded its range and offers the full spectrum of CPU water coolers with two or three 12 or 14cm, RGB or A-RGB illuminated fans. Arctic is now also including an LGA 1700 mounting kit for the latest 12th generation Intel Core CPUs with all Liquid Freezer II series coolers. Time for us to run the more powerful … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 A-RGB Review

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 240 A-RGB Review

Today we are testing the first AIO water cooler with A-RGB lighting from Arctic! At the same time, the cooler specialists from Switzerland have also launched a variant with RGB, which is identical to the A-RGB version we tested except for the lighting. Both variants are available as 240mm version with two 120mm fans and as 360mm edition with three 120mm fans. Thus, they cover the most commonly installed sizes with both lighting options. There are also updates to the … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II 240 A-RGB Review

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420 Rev. 3 Review

Just in time for today’s launch of the new Arctic CPU water cooler, we took a close look at the 420mm AIO at OCinside.de! But not only the large radiator with three 140mm fans is new, also the mounting for AMD systems has been revised. What has been improved in detail on the Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420 Rev. 3 water cooler and of course a performance check including overclocking is presented in the following review.

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 360 Rev. 2 Review

We have received the updated version of the Liquid Freezer II CPU water cooler series from Arctic, which was introduced as first revision at the end of last year. This time we had the chance to test the powerful 360mm version with 3 fans extensively and took a close look at the differences between the revision 2 and the original Liquid Freezer II cooler. One thing in advance, fortunately there was no cost reduction at the expense of cooling performance! … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II 360 Rev. 2 Review

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 Review

For a while it was pretty quiet around the Arctic water coolers, but now the Swiss company is starting to conquer the PC cases of the water cooler fans again. Our detailed review on OCinside.de will show whether the Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 AIO water cooler introduced today will be able to do this. This special AIO was not only developed for CPU cooling and so there were some surprises during the tests. Enjoy reading!

Arctic P14 Slim PWM PST Review

Flat 140mm fans from Arctic! After the slim 12cm fans, Arctic now releases the larger P14 Slim PWM PST fans. The new super-thin, pressure-optimized 14cm fans have a thickness of just 16mm, making them only 1mm thicker than the thin 12cm Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST fans. When space is ever limited in the SFF PC case, these fans can be the solution. Our following test reveals whether they are also good besides being thin.

Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST Review

Flat problem solver! Today on OCinside.de we are testing the new, extra slim Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST fans. The Arctic fans are only 15mm thin and can therefore be real problem solvers. Because often it is very tight especially when installing a water cooling or AIO in the PC case near the motherboard, but also in ITX and server area flat fans can be very helpful. Among other things, we will test how the 15mm fans compare to the … Continue reading Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST Review

Intel Core i7-12700K Review

Intel Alder Lake CPU review! Today on OCinside.de we take another look at the Intel processors of the 12th generation. We test and overclock the Intel Core i7-12700K LGA1700 processor on an ASRock Z690 Taichi motherboard with Crucial DDR5-4800 RAM as well as on an ASRock B660 Steel Legend motherboard with Crucial Ballistix Max DDR4-4400 RAM and hope you enjoy comparing the results.

ASRock Z690 Extreme Intel LGA1700 Motherboard Review

Solid OC motherboard with many great gimmicks! Today on OCinside.de we take a look at the ASRock Z690 Extreme. In addition to the latest Z690 chipset, it is also equipped with the brand new Socket 1700 for Intel Alder Lake processors. Reason enough for us to check what ASRock’s new board has to offer and if the name Extreme also lives up to its name in terms of features and performance. All this and more can be found out in … Continue reading ASRock Z690 Extreme Intel LGA1700 Motherboard Review

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Review

Today on OCinside.de we are testing the AMD Ryzen 5 7600X 6-core processor for the new AM5 socket. Compared to the Ryzen 5000 generation and its predecessor AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, a lot has changed compared to the AMD Ryzen 5 7600X. Starting with the integrated RDNA2 graphics unit up to DDR5 and the new socket, hardly a stone has been left unturned. The following review reveals the final result and how the six-core performed in our tests on an … Continue reading AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Review