Today at OCinside.de we take a close look at the Intel CPU Heatspreader and clarify whether it is worth the effort to grind and polish the CPU IHS or not. The latest high-tech measuring equipment is used, as it is used in aerospace and Formula 1. First of all, there will be some surprises! The following workshop will show you exactly which ones.
Overclocking an inexpensive Intel N3450 Apollo Lake or Intel N4100 Gemini Lake CPU is officially not possible due to the locked multiplier, but we have looked into this issue in order to provide a little bit more performance for users of slower PC systems and have even written a small OC Tool. So from now on you can not only overclock a common Intel CPU, but also get some more out of a low budget Intel Apollo Lake system.
Overclockers, watch out! Recently we have shown on OCinside.de how to tweak with liquid metal PC and notebook, but today we show an even simpler method. We explain in the following tutorial how you can overclock your CPU in the egg boiler and even repair a defective CPU! There is only one catch, because the already very high demand for egg cookers at Easter could drive up the prices for the magic devices even higher. Edit 2nd April 2019 – … Continue reading AMD and Intel CPU Tweaking in egg boiler
The OCinside.de OC database contains over 11,000 PCs with thousands of processor overclocking results. In the new update some extensions were made, like for example the direct control, sorting and selection over the title bar. Furthermore, new Intel and AMD CPUs and AMD Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5 as well as Ryzen 7 have been added to the database for direct selection. The OC database is updated every night. If you register your system today, you will be able to compare … Continue reading CPU OverClocking Database
Get your Notebook operating permanently on turbo mode thanks to liquid metal! In this new tutorial on OCinside.de we have modified a laptop using liquid metal so that the CPU can be overclocked higher thanks to better cooling and can even be operated permanently at maximum turbo clock. In this tutorial, we test the Conductonaut liquid metal from Thermal Grizzly, which has already proven its worth in CPU Delidding. It was worth it!
Many have certainly heard of the processor bug Meltdown and Spectre, because it has already been in the press for weeks. Not a bug is the Earth Hour shutdown, which will be integrated into AMD and Intel processors via microcode update in the future. To do its part in climate protection, the CPU is switched off once a year in April for one hour! It doesn’t matter if you’re in the middle of a gaming battle or making an online … Continue reading Earth Hour shutdown integrated in the processor!
How to overclock an Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Celeron and Pentium processor. The new Intel LGA1151 processors for Z170, H170 and B150 are already announced, therefore today we publish again a comprehensive and most current Intel OC guide for LGA1150 processors from Haswell to Broadwell for Intel Z97, Z87, H97, H87 and other motherboards from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. This step by step OC instructions helps OC beginners and gives tips for advanced overclockers on how to increase … Continue reading Intel LGA1150 CPU OC Guide – Overclock Intel Core i7, i5, i3 and Pentium
AMD Socket FM2 Processor OC Guide How to overclock an AMD A10-5800K, A10-5700, Athlon II X4 750K, etc. CPU and APU The introduction … If you like to get a faster PC, or like to save some money when you purchase a new PC without renouncing to play current games, or just having fun to overclock, you can overclock your PC with this new AMD overclocking guide. AMD socket FM2 processors are currently not only very popular due to the … Continue reading AMD Socket FM2 CPU Overclocking Guide
The EU saving madness continues! After light bulbs prohibition and 2-slot toaster prohibition now CPU coolers have to be expensively upgraded! On the basis of the latest eco-design-2017/0104/EC all CPU coolers must have a sense starting next year according to the EU Commission. No CPU cooler should fry more useless energy and what is there closer to put a frying pan on the cooler? We have two new Noctua cooler models looked at, the NH D15BP frying pan cooler and … Continue reading Noctua NH-D15GDKT Gourmet Edition Cooking Pot Cooler Review
The discovery of the year! Scotch tape as a storage medium was discovered a few years ago, but today certainly even the Fraunhofer Institute is amazed, because on OCinside.de published a guide, how to use plastic wrap, salt and pencil to build an energy-efficient, highly flexible display with extreme versatility! You should not miss the sodium chloride crystal display guide – short SCD. Edit 02.04.2015 – Yes, it was just an April Fools joke, but may be it is possible … Continue reading Plastic wrap display discovered – SCD Guide !
Double your SSD capacity Double the SSD capacity with a SSD puncher … All of us will know this … just bought a new SSD and the SSD has not enough space, at least very soon. OCinside.de has discovered a tricky solution how you simply can double the SSD capacity with a puncher ! Some still remember the 5.25-inch floppy disks, where you could also double the capacity with a simple hole and a similar procedure is now possible with … Continue reading SSD Capacity Doubler
Intel CPU description – The interactive Intel product ID guide The current interactive Intel product ID guide version 2.4 contains additionally to the previous version the latest Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i5 Haswell processors with the most important processor information. The interactive Intel product ID guide is used for a fast and easy identification of the most Intel processors. Just select the description of the processor in the interactive guide and you will see immediately the most important … Continue reading Interactive Intel processor product ID guide v2.4
The Benchmark Database got an extensive update. Most overclockers like to compare their computer performance with other results after successful PC overclocking. For this reason, the Redaktion ocinside.de Benchmark Database is available additionally to the OC-Database, which contains already more than 11000 entries. You can compare the results of the well-known benchmarking tools: Futuremark 3DMark11, 3DMark Vantage, 3DMark06, 3DMark05, 3DMark03, 3DMark01, Aquamark and Super PI. The benchmark database is updated like the oc-database each night, so the profile entry is … Continue reading Benchmark Database to compare PC performance