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 →
With the ASRock Z270 Taichi we test another Intel Z270 motherboard for Intel Kaby Lake processors today on OCinside.de. After the unboxing video of the ASRock Z270 Taichi there is now the detailed test report. New for the review are also infrared thermal images of the Z270 motherboard with Intel Core-i5 7600K Kaby Lake CPU. And after this review you can win a 3DMark key and a VRMark key with a little luck!
How to overclock an Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Celeron and Pentium processor. The new Intel LGA1151 processors for Z170, H170 and B150 are already announced, therefore today we publish again a comprehensive and most current Intel OC guide for LGA1150 processors from Haswell to Broadwell for Intel Z97, Z87, H97, H87 and other motherboards from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. This step by step OC instructions helps OC beginners and gives tips for advanced overclockers on how to increase … Continue reading Intel LGA1150 CPU OC Guide – Overclock Intel Core i7, i5, i3 and Pentium →
Today, we test the new ASRock Z270 Killer SLI motherboard at OCinside.de, which is designed for the 7th generation of Intel Core processors. Just in time for CPU Intel Kaby Lake we had already published an unboxing video of the ASRock Z270 motherboard and today the ASRock Z270 Killer SLI is extensively tested and overclocked. In this motherboard review, we install the latest Intel Core i5 7600K Kaby Lake CPU and compare the Intel 7600K Kabylake vs Intel 6600K Skylake … Continue reading ASRock Z270 Killer SLI Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review →
Ho, ho, hoo, today the lucky winners were drawn from our 17 Year OCinside.de Contest ! Congratulations to the lucky winner of the ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer 3.1 motherboard. We had so many participants, that we’ve again decided to draw two additional winners. They won a 3DMark Steam Key and a VRMark Steam Key sponsored by Futuremark. Congrats to the lucky winner of the ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer 3.1 motherboard, 3DMark Steam Key and VRMark Steam Key. We would like … Continue reading 17 Year OCinside.de Anniversary Contest Winners →
No matter if you do video editing, graphic design, 3D animation, architectures or if you are just an allrounder or even a gamer – the latest Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 processors offering great performance at an affordable price. Today we are testing on OCinside.de the new ASRock E3v5 WS Intel C232 workstation motherboard with an Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 LGA1151 CPU as well as with an Intel Core-i5 6600K LGA1151 CPU.
After the Crucial C300, m4, M500, M550, MX100, MX200 and BX100, today on OCinside.de we have tested the latest BX200 SSD from Crucial which is intended mainly for price-conscious buyers. According to the review of the BX100 with 500 GB and 1 TB MLC memory we take now a close look at the BX200 SSD 480 GB TLC NAND. Crucial is breaking new ground, but only partly able to convince us with the inexpensive BX200. This week Crucial has provided … Continue reading Crucial BX200 480 GB SSD Review →
Today we are testing a brand new 32 GB DDR4-2666 Crucial Ballistix Tactical Kit on OCinside.de, consisting of four 8 GB DDR4 modules or two 16 GB DDR4 kits with two 8 GB modules each. The four DDR4 modules can be used optimally for both X99 systems in quad channel mode, as well as for Z170 PCs in dual channel mode. The Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR4-2666 8 GB CL16 memory modules have XMP 2.0 profiles for easy load of higher … Continue reading Crucial Ballistix Tactical 32GB DDR4 4x 8GB DDR4-2666 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 →
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 →
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.
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 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 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 →
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 →