Hardware Reviews

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

CPU Cooler Comparison 2021

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

Tribit Stormbox Pro Review

Can not only loud with lots of bass, but also very quiet and plays even after a dive in the sea! Bluetooth speakers are a dime a dozen and people like to take them with them. We therefore test the Tribit Stormbox Pro speaker today and take a close look at whether this premium Bluetooth speaker can stand out from the crowd.

PCCooler GI-CX240 ARGB Review

Today we are testing the new 240mm AIO watercooler from PCCooler, a newcomer that is rather unknown in our areas so far, who promises us interesting features and a fancy ARGB lighting. We take a closer look at the AIO in the following review on OCinside.de. In addition, we offer new videos of the RGB effects on our OCinside YouTube channel, as well as the pump noise and fan sound in the review. And with a little luck, you can … Continue reading PCCooler GI-CX240 ARGB Review

Cooler Master MasterBox 540 Review

New Cooler Master case! On OCinside.de we take a look at the new MasterBox 540 from Cooler Master, which is a special midi tower. Besides a cool look, the manufacturer also promises a lot of space as well as tool-free installation. Whether Cooler Master can keep their promise, we will show in the following review including a video of the outstanding effects and hope you enjoy it.

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6800 16GB Review

Initially, we wanted to wait a bit with the graphics card review until the prices normalize again, but normal graphics card prices are still out of sight! Therefore, we are testing the Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6800 16GB graphics card on OCinside.de today. After AMD has successfully attacked the nVidia RTX 3000 series with RDNA2, also known as Big Navi, we take a look at the Sapphire RX 6800 Nitro+ today. This is equipped with the currently smallest chip of … Continue reading Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6800 16GB Review

Thermaltake Argent M5 RGB Review

Stylish mouse that is not just good for gaming! Today we are testing the Argent M5 RGB, a new gaming mouse from Thermaltake, who are well-known among gamers for their extensive product portfolio. Today we take a look at the features of the Argent M5 RGB mouse and test how it performs.

ASRock Z590 Extreme Motherboard Review

Extreme good LGA 1200 motherboard! Today we test the brand new ASRock Z590 Extreme motherboard on OCinside.de for Intel LGA1200 processors of the 11th and 10th generation. Besides Hyper M.2 and Ultra M.2 slots it offers 2.5 Gigabit LAN and 1 Gigabit LAN, USB 3.2 Gen2, ALC1220 audio codec and 14 phases for latest Intel processors. How the motherboard compares to previous Z490, H470 and B460 motherboards and if it can convince, we will now show in the following review.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

Fast gaming CPU! AMD introduced the new Zen 3 processor architecture a few months ago, which is manufactured in a 7 nm process like Zen 2. Today on OCinside.de we present a comprehensive AMD Ryzen 5000 review. Of course, we also take a look at the included Wraith Stealth cooler and explain the new features of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series. In addition, we test how the Ryzen 5 5600X compares to a Ryzen 7 2700X and how well the … Continue reading AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

GHT PW-S7403H USB HDMI 4 Port KVM Switch Review

Affordable 4 port keyboard, mouse, monitor switch and well usable with the tips! Today we test on OCinside.de the inexpensive GHT PW-S7403H 4-port KVM switch with HDMI and USB as well as two USB 2.0 connection for shared USB stick or USB printer use. All in all, this USB/HDMI KVM switch can be used to connect up to four PCs to one monitor and switch between them using direct buttons or the keyboard. Whether this works in practice as well … Continue reading GHT PW-S7403H USB HDMI 4 Port KVM Switch Review

Vivify Aceso W10 and Vivify Arquus W73 Review

Finest RGB cables! 6 products are currently in the range of the Taiwanese manufacturer Vivify, but these are unique products. It sounds all the more surprising when you hear that these are cables. We have tested two HDMI cables and the USB-A to USB-C cable from them. What is special about these cables and whether it is worth buying them is revealed in our following review here on OCinside.de

Thermaltake The Tower 100 Review

More than mini! Today on OCinside.de we are taking a look at a fancy ITX case from Thermaltake, The Tower 100, which claims to be a full featured mini ITX gaming case. What it can and cannot do, we show in the following Thermaltake Tower 100 review including a small ITX PC building guide. We hope you enjoy it.

Interactive Fit for Fan guide v3.2 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?

Now with Intel Z590, H570, B560 LGA1200 motherboards, AMD X570, B550, W480 Socket AM4 Ryzen motherboards as well as many more motherboards and many new coolers! Also new is the integrated share button! Since 1999 we have been testing coolers and motherboards on OCinside.de and check which CPU cooler can be used for which motherboard. With the interactive Fit for Fan guide v3.3 you can find out with a few clicks by trying the desired CPU cooler virtually on the … Continue reading Interactive Fit for Fan guide v3.2 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?