Hardware Reviews

Here you’ll see tests and overclocking suitability of the following hardware components …

Crucial BX300 480 GB SSD Review

Today we are testing the latest development from Micron and this is the Crucial BX300 480GB SSD, which with the next generation 3D MLC NAND will become a price breaker with high performance in the entry-level segment and will even be offered as a small 120GB as well as a BX300 240GB SSD. So much in advance: It was a success!

Antec Mercury 120 Review

All-in-one coolers have found their way into domestic PCs for several years and we were already able to test dozens of them. Most AIO designs are very similar. Antec is trying to set some accents in the Mercury series with some eye-catching attachments and a very special lighting. We tested the model with the 120mm radiator and show in the current Antec Mercury M120 review how the new CPU cooler performs.

Aukey 1080P Dash Cam Review

Today we are testing an Aukey DR01 1080P Dashcam and show not only the technical details with some pictures of the dash cam, but also a video with different dash cam requirements in our OCinside YouTube Channel.

ASRock X370 Gaming-ITX/ac AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

Today we are testing the ASRock X370 Gaming-ITX/ac, the first AMD Ryzen motherboard in ITX format on OCinside. The AMD AM4 ITX motherboard has been tested and overclocked with an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU. The ITX motherboard results and the features almost match the large ATX AM4 motherboards. How high the ASRock X370 Gaming-ITX motherboard could be overclocked and what great features it has to offer on the smallest space we show in … Continue reading ASRock X370 Gaming-ITX/ac AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

AeroCool DS 230 Reader Review

Today a new reader test is published. This time, Blade1972 is testing the AeroCool DS 230 midi tower in his first OCinside.de reader review. Deadsilence remastered – In 2014, Aerocool landed a big hit with its predecessor DS200, which impressed with its innovative design and high quality. Today we look at the successor of the almost legendary DS 200 and see what Aerocool has come up with something new.

Intel 600p 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Today, we test the Intel 600p 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD on OCinside.de. The Intel SSD 600p supports PCIe Gen3 x4 and that is already one sign for high performance. But the best thing is that the Intel 600p is priced at the level of much slower SATA SSDs! In the following review you will find some benchmarks, a large SSD benchmark comparison, infrared thermal images of this Intel SSD 600p as well as tips for the correct NVMe SSD installation.

Thermaltake Core X9 Snow Edition Review

In the development department of Thermaltake, the 32.5 cm long GeForce 1070 graphics card is probably just worth a tired smile. For a long time it was clear that the graphics card, which would not fit into this new Thermaltake chassis, will probably not be invented so quickly. We are talking about the Thermaltake Core X9 Snow Edition case. An empty weight like that of some complete systems, a space like some server cabinets do not even offer and the … Continue reading Thermaltake Core X9 Snow Edition Review

ASRock X399 Taichi AMD TR4 Motherboard Review

After the ASRock X399 Taichi video, we have reviewed the AMD Ryzen Threadripper motherboard on OCinside today. The high-end Socket TR4 motherboard was tested in our OC test with an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X CPU and overclocked to the limit. The X399 motherboard offers an extremely good basic equipment with five PCI Express slots, eight DDR4 slots, three fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slots as well as 32Gb/s U.2 ports, eight SATA3 ports, ASRock BIOS flashback function for BIOS updates without … Continue reading ASRock X399 Taichi AMD TR4 Motherboard Review

Enermax ETS-T50 AXE Review

Enermax presents its new tower cooler ETS-T50 AXE. What the cooler has to do with an axe or a deodorant, we can not say. But how good the cooler in our Intel test system works, we will show on the next pages in the detailed Enermax ETS-T50A-DFP test with D.F. Pressure fans.

Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 5 Review

Cooler Master follows the trend and presents a new MasterBox Lite 5 case with acrylic glass side panel and smoke glass front. The MasterBox Lite 5 is available for less than 50 Euro and is thus placed in the entry segment. We have thoroughly examined it and just released the new Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 5 review with two videos on OCinside.de. At the end of this review you can even win a Cool Master MasterBox Lite 5 with luck!

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X+ 8GB Video Card Review

Although the new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti flagship from nVidia was released not so long ago, its predecessor is enjoying great popularity due to the drop in prices. One of these models is the MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Twin Frozr VI Gaming X Plus 8GB graphics card. Whether the motto Play hard, stay silent is more than just a phrase we find out today in the test on OCinside.de.

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.