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Arctic P14 Slim PWM PST Review

Flat 140mm fans from Arctic! After the slim 12cm fans, Arctic now releases the larger P14 Slim PWM PST fans. The new super-thin, pressure-optimized 14cm fans have a thickness of just 16mm, making them only 1mm thicker than the thin 12cm Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST fans. When space is ever limited in the SFF PC case, these fans can be the solution. Our following test reveals whether they are also good besides being thin.

SilentiumPC Fera 5 Dual Fan Review

Affordable air cooler without bling-bling! SilentiumPC has released the Fera 5 Dual Fan CPU cooler, a quiet and powerful tower cooler with a heat management of max. 220W TDP, compact design and two 120mm PWM High Performance Fluctus fans. The Fera 5 has to hold its own against strong competition and in the review on OCinside.de we show whether it succeeds.

Interactive Fit for Fan guide v4.0 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?

Now with Intel Z690, H670, H610, B660 LGA1700 motherboards, AMD X570S, X570, B550 Socket AM4 Ryzen motherboards as well as many more motherboards, new coolers, integrated share button and zoom function! 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 v4.0, you can find this out in just a few clicks by virtually fitting the desired CPU cooler on the … Continue reading Interactive Fit for Fan guide v4.0 – will the cooler fit on the motherboard?

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 A-RGB Review

At the release of the first water cooler with RGB lighting, Arctic only offered models with 12cm fans. In the meantime, Arctic has expanded its range and offers the full spectrum of CPU water coolers with two or three 12 or 14cm, RGB or A-RGB illuminated fans. Arctic is now also including an LGA 1700 mounting kit for the latest 12th generation Intel Core CPUs with all Liquid Freezer II series coolers. Time for us to run the more powerful … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280 A-RGB Review

Thermaltake UX210 ARGB Review

Thermaltake has released the UX210 CPU cooler, a compact high air flow cooler with a heat management of max. 150W TDP, slim design and an ARGB 120mm high speed fan. The UX210 has to stand its ground against strong competition among CPU coolers. Positive features are the good cooling performance, simple and universal mounting and the bright ARGB fan at a very reasonable price.

Sapphire Nitro+ S360-A Review

The first AIO water cooling from Sapphire! We are testing the Nitro+ S360-A, the very first all in one water cooling from Sapphire introduced today. A standout feature is the aRGB illuminated pump head, which is made in the style of the Nitro+ series. Sapphire calls it the Organic Spider Pump Cap design. In the review, we’ll see how good the cooling performance is on an AMD Ryzen 9 5900X system and show a video of the fancy aRGB effects … Continue reading Sapphire Nitro+ S360-A Review

Thermaltake ToughFan 12 Racing Green and Turquoise Review

We take a look at the brand new Thermaltake ToughFan 12 Racing Green and Thermaltake ToughFan 12 Turquoise fans and again show a 360 degree view in the latest review on OCinside.de. The ToughFan 12 are 120mm fans from Thermaltake that generate a high static pressure while remaining pleasantly quiet. We were recently able to convince ourselves of the performance in a detailed Thermaltake ToughFan 12 review and now Thermaltake even brings color into the case!

Thermaltake Toughliquid 360 ARGB Sync Review

Large radiator surface and a different ARGB control! Today we are testing the new 360mm AIO water cooling system from Thermaltake. The Toughliquid 360 ARGB Sync combines the ToughFan fans already tested by us with a chic ARGB lighting and a large radiator. We are excited and take a closer look at the AIO on OCinside.de in the following review. In addition, there are again new videos of the RGB effects on our OCinside YouTube channel and a video of … Continue reading Thermaltake Toughliquid 360 ARGB Sync Review

Arctic Liquid Freezer II 240 A-RGB Review

Today we are testing the first AIO water cooler with A-RGB lighting from Arctic! At the same time, the cooler specialists from Switzerland have also launched a variant with RGB, which is identical to the A-RGB version we tested except for the lighting. Both variants are available as 240mm version with two 120mm fans and as 360mm edition with three 120mm fans. Thus, they cover the most commonly installed sizes with both lighting options. There are also updates to the … Continue reading Arctic Liquid Freezer II 240 A-RGB Review

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

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

Arctic Freezer 50 Review

We have long awaited the Freezer 50 A-RGB in the OCinside.de editorial office! After the powerful Freezer 50 TR has been available for building AMD Threadripper systems for some time, Arctic has now adapted their most powerful air cooler for the mainstream desktop sockets from AMD and Intel. Everything you could want in an air cooler, Arctic has included into a bundle at a competitive price. Whether the best ingredients are enough to build perhaps the best air cooler on … Continue reading Arctic Freezer 50 Review

Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST Review

Flat problem solver! Today on OCinside.de we are testing the new, extra slim Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST fans. The Arctic fans are only 15mm thin and can therefore be real problem solvers. Because often it is very tight especially when installing a water cooling or AIO in the PC case near the motherboard, but also in ITX and server area flat fans can be very helpful. Among other things, we will test how the 15mm fans compare to the … Continue reading Arctic P12 Slim PWM PST Review