Deepcool Castle 240EX Review

After we’ve recently tested the Assassin 3 aircooler from Deepcool, the 240mm AIO Castle 240EX follows today, which wants to score with special aRGB lighting and Deepcool’s exclusive anti-leak technology. In the following test on OCinside.de we will find out how the water cooling performs and if the optics are convincing. As always with new videos and sound samples.

Intel IHS CPU Heatspreader Flatness

Today at OCinside.de we take a close look at the Intel CPU Heatspreader and clarify whether it is worth the effort to grind and polish the CPU IHS or not. The latest high-tech measuring equipment is used, as it is used in aerospace and Formula 1. First of all, there will be some surprises! The following workshop will show you exactly which ones.

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!

Ballistix Elite 16GB DDR4 2x 8GB DDR4-4000 RAM Review

We are testing the brand new Ballistix Elite memory modules on OCinside.de that have just been introduced. The brand new 16GB DDR4-4000 Ballistix Elite Gaming Memory Kit consists of two 8GB DDR4 modules which are designed for DDR4-4000 at 18-19-19-39. We tested on an AMD Ryzen 3000 and on an Intel 9th Gen system to see if this really works and if these modules can even be overclocked. Of course there is also again a thermal image as well as … Continue reading Ballistix Elite 16GB DDR4 2x 8GB DDR4-4000 RAM Review

Intel Apollo Lake and Gemini Lake OC Tutorial

Overclocking an inexpensive Intel N3450 Apollo Lake or Intel N4100 Gemini Lake CPU is officially not possible due to the locked multiplier, but we have looked into this issue in order to provide a little bit more performance for users of slower PC systems and have even written a small OC Tool. So from now on you can not only overclock a common Intel CPU, but also get some more out of a low budget Intel Apollo Lake system.

With Liquid Metal Laptop Permanently On Turbo Boost Tutorial

Get your Notebook operating permanently on turbo mode thanks to liquid metal! In this new tutorial on OCinside.de we have modified a laptop using liquid metal so that the CPU can be overclocked higher thanks to better cooling and can even be operated permanently at maximum turbo clock. In this tutorial, we test the Conductonaut liquid metal from Thermal Grizzly, which has already proven its worth in CPU Delidding. It was worth it!

Cooler Master MasterAir G100M Review

Unlike the recently tested MA410P, MA610P and MA620P tower coolers, the small round Cooler Master G100M UFO cooler is more for the small space requirement in Micro ATX or Mini ITX enclosures, without sacrificing an optical highlight. We test whether the cooling performance is still satisfactory and also have the 360 degree view, a new video with sound and yet another video with all the RGB effects in our OCinside YouTube channel.

Arctic Freezer 33 Plus Review

In this review we would like to present a new product from Arctic’s portfolio. The Arctic Freezer 33 (Plus) is a development of the previously tested Arctic Freezer i32/A32. Where we can find the innovations and what the cooler does in our test system, we show on the next pages.

Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX Case Review

Today we test on OCinside.de the new Streacom FC8 Alpha Mini-ITX case and the Streacom Nano160 PSU 160 Watt power supply. The Streacom FC8 is an upper-class passive cooled aluminum ITX case, with which you can build an excellent fanless Office PC or even gaming system without any fan. But of course, the most sensible application would be a silent HTPC for the living room. However, there are also downsides you should know before you buy. We have tested the … Continue reading Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX Case Review

How to build a Fanless PC Tutorial

Step by step to a silent living room HTPC without any fan noise. For the soon coming review of the Streacom FC8 Alpha ITX case, we have written a new HTPC construction guide. This time we have build even a completely silent PC for the living room.

ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

AMD Ryzen had an amazing launch, because the new AMD processors promises a very good price / performance ratio. Right there, also ASRock would apply with this inexpensive Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 motherboard, which we are testing on OCinside.de, today. In this ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 review we will test and overclock the motherboard both with an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, as well with an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU. We will also give a few AMD … Continue reading ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

AMD Socket FM2 CPU Overclocking Guide

AMD Socket FM2 Processor OC Guide How to overclock an AMD A10-5800K, A10-5700, Athlon II X4 750K, etc. CPU and APU The introduction … If you like to get a faster PC, or like to save some money when you purchase a new PC without renouncing to play current games, or just having fun to overclock, you can overclock your PC with this new AMD overclocking guide. AMD socket FM2 processors are currently not only very popular due to the … Continue reading AMD Socket FM2 CPU Overclocking Guide

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 Review

We do not need to introduce the company Cooler Master. No matter whether cases, power supplies or peripheral, the manufacturer from Taiwan is at the top of many categories. Today with the MasterLiquid Pro 240 we introduce the latest compact water cooling from Cooler Master. Enjoy reading the review and exploring the new features.

Scythe Kabuto 3 Review

This time we got our hands on the Scythe Kabuto 3, the revised version of Scythes 120mm top blow CPU cooler. The cooling concept stayed mostly the same, but design and the heatpipe construction have been reworked radically. Four of the overall six 6mm heatpipes have been replaced by three 8mm heatpipes, reducing the total number of heatpipes to five. On the next pages we show you how the new Scythe Kabuto 3 performs.