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
Casemods, graphics card mods, display soldering instructions, etc.! On these pages instructions for Casemods, LCD solder instructions, GLCD soldering instructions, How to build IR receivers, electronics instructions, videocard mods and much more !
Alphacool Eisbaer Aurora AIO Pump Replacement Tutorial
Today we are disassembling an AIO water cooling system at OCinside.de to replace the pump in an Alphacool Eisbaer Aurora 360 and in our case to exchange it for a more powerful Alphacool DC-LT 3600 pump. We show the conversion using the Alphacool Eisbaer Aurora 360 AIO water cooling system including an extensive video on the OCinside YouTube channel!
DIY Nickel Plating Guide
This is how to nickel plate. Nickel-plated surfaces are frequently encountered in everyday life. Furniture fittings, tools and even CPU coolers are often coated with a thin layer of nickel. It protects objects from corrosion and makes them resistant to environmental influences. In the computer area, high-performance CPU coolers are often nickel-plated, as bare copper would otherwise oxidize quickly. In the following nickel plating tutorial on OCinside.de we nickel plate a coldplate and test the nickel plated AIO with liquid … Continue reading DIY Nickel Plating Guide
Build Compressor Cooling DIY Tutorial
A new reader test or rather reader project has just been published on OCinside.de. We have already tested several PC compressor coolers, but have not yet built a compressor cooler ourselves. Today Thomas aka tjh has created a worklog in our PC forum and shows step by step how he built his own compressor cooler.
ASRock Radeon RX 5700 Liquid Cooling Upgrade Tutorial
Today on OCinside.de we have a step-by-step guide on how to retrofit water cooling on an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card. More specifically, we are upgrading an ASRock Radeon RX 5700 XT Taichi X 8G OC+ with an Alphacool Eisblock Aurora Plexi GPX-A AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT. The instructions for building the water cooler graphics card are available both as a tutorial video on our OCinside YouTube channel, and as detailed illustrated instructions.
AIO Water Cooling Conversion Tutorial
Triple Radiator Custom Loop Tutorial
Can you install water cooling with a total of three radiators in a midi tower enclosure? Yes, it works! Today we tested the Deepcool Macube 310P case on OCinside.de and show in this little mod guide how the custom loop water cooling together with Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm graphics card and Alphacool Eisbaer Aurora, was integrated into the small case to create a chic, compact water cooling system.
Asus ROG Ryujin 360 VRM Review and Loop Guide
After we already looked at the CPU cooling performance, RGB effects and the OLED display in the Asus Ryujin 360 review, today the VRM cooling is on the test bench. We take the AIO apart, build a new loop out of it and cool a previously delidded Intel Core i9-7900X without heatspreader with liquid metal. As always including new videos, whereby you shouldn’t miss the extensive video with the water cooling loop tutorial!
Water Cooling Upcycling Guide
Nintendo Game Boy as Retro Gaming Handheld DIY Tutorial
After the Arcade Machine DIY Guide today we have a very special tutorial for the readers on OCinside.de! We show step by step how to build a Retro Gaming Handheld from a 30 year old Game Boy using Raspberry Pi Zero. You can play your favorite games from the beginning of the console age to the last millennium on a single Retro Gaming Handheld in color. Unlike the original Game Boy, this even works in the dark without any additional … Continue reading Nintendo Game Boy as Retro Gaming Handheld DIY Tutorial
nVidia G-Sync with FreeSync Monitor Tutorial
For the technology fair CES in early January 2019, nVidia announced unexpectedly that now, in addition to its own proprietary G-Sync technology, FreeSync is now also supported. Thus, with nVidia graphics cards of the 1000 and 2000 series from now on synonymous Adaptive Sync monitors are operated with variable refresh rate. In this tutorial we explain on OCinside.de step by step how to set up a FreeSync monitor with a nVidia G-Sync graphics card.
Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB MOD Video Tutorial
Shortly after the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB 8GB DDR4-2666 Review we received an improved Ballistix M.O.D. version of Micron. Now we could add the corresponding screenshots to the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB DDR4 review and also created a Ballistix MOD tutorial video in German with English subtitles about all Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB effects on OCinside.de. First of all, the Ballistix RGB RAM modules looks really good on the ASRock X299 Taichi motherboard in combination with the RGB chipset cooler!
ESP8266 Module Review with ESP8266 Tutorial
Today, we would like to focus on an IT branch that is currently enjoying great popularity and is forecast to continue to grow strongly in the coming years. We are talking about Smart Energy. In particular, we would like to take a closer look at an IoT module that allows us to control domestic devices via smartphone. The NodeMCU ESP8266MOD module contains WLAN functionality, various inputs and outputs, a relatively powerful CPU and enough memory for programs. In this WLAN … Continue reading ESP8266 Module Review with ESP8266 Tutorial
Arcade Machine DIY Guide
Today we have published something very special on OCinside.de: A guide how to build an arcade machine or a worklog to do so. Daniel, one of our longtime PC forum members built a fully fledged 24-inch arcade machine construction using Raspberry Pi 3. As always, we wish you a lot of fun reading this new arcade machine diy guide and of course to copy the Retro arcade machine.
IR Repeater USB DIY Guide
It is time to solder again on OCinside.de today. With an IR repeater you can place your HiFi equipment and the TV receiver in a cabinet or even control the PC or HTPC with IR receiver via the infrared remote control in another room. This new IR-Repeater is designed as an USB Edition, so that you don’t need a battery as power source, but can use it directly on an USB port. All components for soldering the new IR-extender are … Continue reading IR Repeater USB DIY Guide