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

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

ASRock Z170 Extreme6 Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

Today we published the first Intel Skylake motherboard review at OCinside.de. Skylake provides, with the LGA1151 socket and the DDR4 memory support, many innovations compared to a LGA1150 PC. We test the new ASRock Z170 Extreme6 LGA1151 motherboard with an Intel Core i5-6600K CPU and four DDR4-2400 4GB Crucial Ballistix Sport memory modules. We also overclocked the i5-6600K on the ASRock Z170 Extreme6 and looked at the many peculiarities of the current LGA1151 ASRock motherboard.

Crucial 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2133 Review

Today, we test some brand new DDR4 memory modules here at OCinside.de, which are supplied without heat spreaders, but reasonable priced. In this review, we have selected four Crucial 4 GB DDR4-2133 CL15 memory modules as 16 GB DDR4 Quad Channel Kit and tested on an Intel LGA 2011-3 system with ASRock X99 Extreme6 motherboard and Intel Core i7-5930K processor. Of course the DDR4 modules have been overclocked again to the limit and we have added a DDR4 comparison chart … Continue reading Crucial 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2133 Review

Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2400 Review

Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2400/PC4-19200 16GB (4x 4GB) Memory Review Today, here at OCinside.de we test another 16 GB DDR4 quad channel Kit or rather two 8 GB DDR4 kits consisting of two 4 GB DDR4 modules. The Crucial Ballistix Sports 4 GB DDR4-2400 CL16 memory modules are equipped with heat spreaders and also have XMP profiles. Let us see how well the DDR4 modules can perform and how high this kit can be overclocked stable with or without voltage boost. … Continue reading Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2400 Review

ADATA Premier 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2133 Review

ADATA Premier DDR4-2133/PC4-17000 16GB (4x 4GB) Memory Review DDR4 memory modules are on many hardware shopping lists at the latest since the introduction of the Intel Haswell-E processors. DDR4 modules are not only interesting in the server area, but conquer also the upper mainstream area thanks to higher bandwidth and lower power consumption. But what are the DDR4 advantages compared to DDR3, which DDR4 memory you should buy and how high can one overclock DDR4 memory? We have today at … Continue reading ADATA Premier 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4-2133 Review

Plextor M6e 256GB PCI Express SSD Review

Who like to purchase a current Intel Z97, X99, etc. motherboard or get at least information about an update, certainly have discovered that some motherboards are coming with a so-called M.2 socket. But what exactly is M.2, which devices can you install and how fast is the transfer rate of this M.2 socket ? These and many other questions will we be explained in this very special review of the Plextor M6e 256GB PX-G256M6e PCIe M.2 2280 SSD and of … Continue reading Plextor M6e 256GB PCI Express SSD Review

Mushkin XP2-6400 2x1024MB PC2-6400/DDR2-800 (996523) Memory Review

Mushkin’s current XP2-6400 DDR2-800 memory is not only highly overclockable, but also reasonably priced. The high performance of the DDR2 800 modules exceeds the expectations and the reason becomes clear with a look under the heatspreader. Because Mushkin uses the well-known Micron D9GMH memory chips on the tested modules and these memory chips are also used on high-end DDR2-1200 modules. Just the maximum allowed memory voltage for the Mushkin XP2-6400 RAM is a little bit lower with 1.9 Volt up … Continue reading Mushkin XP2-6400 2x1024MB PC2-6400/DDR2-800 (996523) Memory Review

Mushkin XP2-8500 2x1024MB PC2-8500/DDR2-1066 (996535) Memory Review

Mushkin shows with their current XP2-8500 DDR2-1066 memory modules that it’s possible to get high performance for low cost. Because ocinside.de was able to overclock an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Socket AM2 CPU to approx. 3000 MHz and the enormously high memory overclocking up to 600 MHz (DDR2-1200) was an important factor for these results. If you’re using a DDR2 motherboard with some overclocking options, you shouldn’t miss this Mushkin XP2-8500 Review. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for … Continue reading Mushkin XP2-8500 2x1024MB PC2-8500/DDR2-1066 (996535) Memory Review