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
The ocinside.de OC-Database comprises more than 11,000 PCs with thousands of processor overclocking results. The latest update also contains some enhancements like e.g. the direct control, sorting and selection over the title bar. Furthermore new CPUs like the AMD FX Bulldozer processors and the AMD APUs are now added in the OC database for immediate selection and comparison. The database is updated each night. So when you register your system today, you can compare it tomorrow with more than 11,000 … Continue reading CPU OverClocking Database
Interactive AMD product ID guide now also with AMD Bulldozer processors ! A so called product ID or OPN description is on each AMD Phenom, Phenom II and Athlon II CPU, but the product ID is not really easy to understand without studying several datasheets. On the new AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2 simply select the description of your processor over the drop-down fields or type it directly into the new OPN field. Then you will see the technical … Continue reading Interactive AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2
Interactive electricity costs calculator – calculate power consumption Calculate the current consumption and cost of electricity … With this simple online tool one can calculate fast and easy the current consumption and electricity costs. No matter, if one would like to calculate the computer power consumption or other household equipment. Simply change the values in the lower range and watch the approximate costs for your inputs. The interactive power consumption calculator and the examples are an excerpt from our last … Continue reading Interactive power consumption calculator – calculate current consumption and energy costs
AMD description – The interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID OPN guide The interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide for the identification of the AMD CPU description (OPN) is available in the version 3.1 and contains all current AMD processors. Simply select the description of the AMD Athlon 64 CPU over the dropdown fields and get the technical data of the processor virtually. The service is of course completely free and can be directly controlled by online Shops, forums, … Continue reading Interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide version 3.1
Intel Unlock Overclock – Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 3 – Overclocking the Intel Core i7 PC … Who did not already read the beginning of the guide, find here the first page of the Intel Unlock Overclock article. Well, then we power on the PC and look if everything is working. This Gigabyte full screen boot logo looks very nice, but we should deactivate it in the BIOS. BIOS Update … Before we change any … Continue reading Intel Unlock Overclock – Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide