Hardware Reviews

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

NZXT H400i Review

Today we have with the H400i from NZXT a high-quality Micro-ATX case tested, which can already be classified in the higher price range. Unlike many of its competitors, NZXT uses in this small case a tempered glass instead of acrylic glass. Beside some pictures there is also a video with different RGB effects contained in this review. As always, we hope you enjoy it.

Crucial MX500 1 TB SSD Review

A few weeks ago Crucial introduced their new MX500 series with 64 Layer 3D TLC NAND. After the MX100, MX200 and MX300 follows not the MX400 SSD, but now the MX500 SSD. The Crucial MX500 is available in capacities from 250GB over 500GB and 1TB up to 2TB and offers a number of features designed to provide greater stability and data security. In our previous test of the Crucial BX300 we were already enthusiastic about the Silicon Motion SMI 2258 … Continue reading Crucial MX500 1 TB SSD Review

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Review

In the last few months, many manufacturers have again made us happy with new computer games. Of course, some of the users take the time to play these games. Unfortunately, one often finds out that the faithful companion, the graphics card, no longer plays these games with 100 FPS in FullHD or even 4K. So we have just the right thing for you. The GeForce GTX 1080Ti Gaming X Trio from MSI. We have recently tested the MSI GTX 1080 … Continue reading MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio Review

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

Samsung SSD 860 Pro vs Samsung SSD 860 Evo Review

The new Samsung SSD 860 Pro and Samsung SSD 860 Evo 2.5-inch SSDs which are available from 250GB over 500GB, 1TB, 2TB up to 4TB total capacity are being tested on OCinside.de. The EVO and PRO are looking almost identical and they are fast at first glance, but why are their prices so different? We also take a second look at the two brand-new Samsung SSDs and show the differences between the Samsung SSD 860 PRO and Samsung SSD 860 … Continue reading Samsung SSD 860 Pro vs Samsung SSD 860 Evo Review

Aukey SK-S1 Bluetooth Speaker Review

Smartphones and tablets are nowadays an integral part of everyday life. In addition to the usual activities such as writing and reading e-mails and maintaining social media, they are also increasingly taking on the task of a modern jukebox. Powered by the local media library or web radio, the mobile devices usually lack the sound needed to create the right atmosphere. Aukey would like to change this with the SK-S1 Bluetooth loudspeaker and brings a loudspeaker to the market, which … Continue reading Aukey SK-S1 Bluetooth Speaker Review

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Review

We are living in a smart world. Refrigerators that order food on their own, televisions that are better connected than some PCs and Home automation which can relieve the user of even the simplest tasks. Today, we want to take a closer look at an area that makes things easier for the user and at the same time contributes to physical exercise. We are talking about intelligent wristwatches, also known as smartwatches. Our well-informed users are likely to have followed … Continue reading Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Review

Aukey CB-C55 Multiport USB-C Hub Review

Notebook manufacturers are following the trend of new USB-C ports, while other hardware manufacturers are still sleeping. Nevertheless, there are already Ultrabooks that do not have previous USB 2.0 or 3.0 ports. Like with the Acer Swift 7, there are only three USB-C ports left! But we wouldn’t be OCinside if we don’t have a pragmatic solution: The Multiport USB-C Hub from Aukey. What it provides and much more can be found on OCinside.de!

Cooler Master MasterAir MA410P Review

At Cooler Master, the sails have been set on RGB course for a while now. With the MA410P, Cooler Master combines a heat pipe tower cooler with their proven RGB fans. Today, we are checking whether the Cooler Master MasterAir MA410P can convince both with its cooling performance and its optics. Additionally there is a new video in the Cooler Master MasterAir review and another video with all RGB effects in our OCinside YouTube channel.

AOC Agon AG271QX Monitor Review

After testing the AOC AG241QG nVidia G-Sync monitor we are testing today on OCinside.de the 27-inch AOC AG271QX FreeSync monitor with 2560×1440 16:9 WQHD resolution and up to 144 Hz frame rate. In the detailed review we also give some tips on buying a monitor, on display settings and a comparison of the current monitor resolutions.

Arctic Freezer 33 eSports One Review

Today we are testing the brand new Arctic Freezer 33 eSports One cooler, which Arctic offers in red, white, green and yellow. Of course the cooler is eSports compatible, but the price is even more sporty, because at the moment the new Arctic Freezer 33 eSports One CPU cooler is even significantly lower than the recently tested Arctic Freezer 33 Plus. We test the air cooler with an Intel Core i9-7900X system in different scenarios and show what to consider.

ASRock X299E-ITX/ac Intel LGA 2066 Motherboard Review

Today we test with the ASRock X299E-ITX/ac on OCinside.de the first ITX sized motherboard for the Intel LGA 2066 socket. When you look at the mainboard layout, it quickly becomes clear that ASRock had to use every millimetre of the board to accommodate this excellent basic equipment. The Intel X299 ITX motherboard even offers room for four DDR4 SODIMM modules with quad channel support, three fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slots, six SATA3 ports, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, 7.1 Purity 4 … Continue reading ASRock X299E-ITX/ac Intel LGA 2066 Motherboard Review