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 →
Large CPU cooler comparison with buying advice! At OCinside.de we have tested over 200 CPU coolers in the last 21 years, ranging from air coolers, custom water coolers or AIO to compressor coolers. Today we would like to present a CPU cooler overview with selected coolers from Alphacool, Arctic, Asus, Cooler Master, Deepcool, Enermax, NZXT, Noctua, PCCooler, Scythe, SilentiumPC and SilverStone in the current CPU cooler chart 2021. So you can quickly find a suitable air cooling or AIO water … Continue reading CPU Cooler Comparison 2021 →
Arctic is getting more colorful! We have already presented the new Arctic BioniX P120 A-RGB fan on our OCinside.de YouTube channel and today we show in a detailed review how the 120 fan with addressable RGB lighting performs in practice.
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 →
Fast installation and high performance! From Icy Dock, we are looking at an external USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gb/s enclosure for PCIe SSDs today on OCinside. In the new Icy Dock MB861U31-1M2B, you can install a M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD in the format from 2230 to 22110 and connect it to USB Type-C or USB Type-A at up to 10Gb/s via USB 3.2 Gen 2. Whether on a notebook, tablet, smartphone or PC, the new ICYNano enclosure can be used … Continue reading Icy Dock MB861U31-1M2B ICYNano Review →
Compact and affordable! Today on OCinside.de we are testing the brand new Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo V2 cooler, which is designed for AMD Socket AM4, Intel LGA 1200 and many more sockets. Among others, we test the latest Hyper 212 Evo with an Intel Core i5-10500 CPU on the ASRock Z490 Steel Legend motherboard and show thermal images, 360 degree view and of course all results in the following review.
Today we test on OCinside.de the elegant Arctic Freezer 34 eSports cooler in grey/white, which is designed for current AMD AM4, as well as for current Intel 1200 and Intel 2066 sockets and can also be used for some older sockets. We have tested the grey/white version with 120mm BioniX P-Series PWM fan on a current ASRock Steel Legend LGA 1200 motherboard and show all results in the following review including 360 degree view and interesting thermal images.
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.
Icy Dock has just released another new product from the ToughArmor series, which we are already testing on OCinside.de. Just recently we had a look at the Icy Dock ToughArmor MB839SP-B PCIe card for use with 2.5-inch SATA drives and now there is an interesting solution with the Icy Dock MB840M2P-B PCIe slot card to install an M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD in a PCIe 3.0 x4 slot. We have tested this extraordinary PCIe card with removable M.2 NVMe frame extensively … Continue reading Icy Dock MB840M2P-B ToughArmor Review →
Today we test on OCinside.de the new Arctic Freezer 7 X cooler, which is very compact and designed for AMD as well as for current Intel sockets. Of course you can’t expect miracles from a 92mm fan on such a small heatsink and although it is multi-compatible, there may be space problems on some motherboards. How we solved this on the brand new Intel LGA1200 ASRock Steel Legend motherboards and if the extremely affordable Freezer 7 X cooler from Arctic … Continue reading Arctic Freezer 7 X Review →
After the previous ASRock H470 and ASRock B460 motherboard test we are looking at the ASRock Z490 Steel Legend motherboard, the third LGA1200 motherboard for Intel Comet Lake-S processors from the ASRock Steel Legend series, on OCinside.de today!
After the previous ASRock B460 Steel Legend review we are testing today on OCinside.de the current ASRock H470 Steel Legend motherboard for Intel LGA1200 processors. How the H470 motherboard performed in comparison to its counterpart with Intel B460 chipset and if you can better overclock an Intel Core i5-10500 CPU with it, we show in the following review.
Today we test on OCinside.de with the ASRock B460 Steel Legend a brand new motherboard for current Intel LGA1200 processors. The ASRock B460 Steel Legend offers a solid basic equipment including 2.5 Gigabit LAN and some features like the addressable RGB lighting at the chipset cooler and even under the motherboard. However, the inexpensive Intel B460 chipset also has disadvantages in overclocking. In the following review we will nevertheless try to get the highest performance out of an Intel Core … Continue reading ASRock B460 Steel Legend Motherboard Review →
Shortly after the launch, we are today testing the Arctic Freezer 13 X, a very compact tower cooler from Arctic, which would like to offer an inexpensive alternative to the boxed cooler. To be more precise, we take a look at the Arctic Freezer A13 X, where the A stands for the AMD variant and there is also an Intel counterpart with the Arctic Freezer i13 X. We also show a 360 degree view and of course the cooling results.
Today we are testing the NZXT Kraken X53 All in one water cooling on OCinside.de. The outstanding feature of this AIO solution is the pump head, which is equipped with mirrored RGB lighting and NZXT logo. The following review will show you the cooling performance and what else the AIO from NZXT has to offer.