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Interactive Intel processor product ID guide v2.4

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

Benchmark Database to compare PC performance

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

Interactive AMD Phenom product ID guide v1.2

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 power consumption calculator – calculate current consumption and energy costs

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

Interactive AMD Athlon 64 product ID guide version 3.1

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 – 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

Intel Unlock Overclock Guide

Intel Unlock Overclock Mission Last week the Redaktion ocinside.de got a request, if we are interested in an unique Intel Unlock Overclock Mission. Intel Unlock Overclock Mission? That sounds a bit unreliable, but after a few mails it was almost clear what we are talking about and of course ocinside.de like to participate in any Unlock or Overclock topic. Thus we agreed without further ado and a few days later came a large package from the United States. The Intel … Continue reading Intel Unlock Overclock Guide

AMD Phenom II CPU Unlock Guide – Unlock the Multi, Vcore and X4 CPU Core

AMD Phenom II CPU multiplier unlock, Vcore unlock and fourth core unlocking Unlock an inexpensive AMD Phenom II 710 X3 CPU with 3 cores and multi lock to an AMD Phenom II X4 Engineering Sample with 4 cores, Vcore selection and unlocked multi ! Introduction … It is already well-known that one can unlock the fourth core of a triple core AMD Phenom II CPU. But during a test of the current ASRock A790GXH/128M motherboard at ocinside.de it was possible … Continue reading AMD Phenom II CPU Unlock Guide – Unlock the Multi, Vcore and X4 CPU Core

Less memory – BIOS or Operating System does not recognize the whole memory

Less memory detected Why doesn’t the BIOS or operating system recognize the total installed RAM ? Introduction … The last memory reviews on ocinside.de already contained a few references and information about the problem with 4GB RAM memory expansion in Microsoft Windows 32 bit operating systems. Because of the constantly decreasing RAM prices more questions about these memory sizes reach our mailbox and forum. So there is now a seperate workshop guide, which describes the difficulties with larger memory size … Continue reading Less memory – BIOS or Operating System does not recognize the whole memory

AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking

AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking. Here are some AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking results. AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking review. Fast processors are due to the very low prices at the top of most PC enthusiasts’ shopping lists. But which one should you buy and what CPU overclocking result can you expect? ocinside.de ordered 3 x AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ socket AM2 CPUs and overclocked these very inexpensive CPUs. Without betraying … Continue reading AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ Socket AM2 CPU overclocking

Interactive Memory Product ID guide to decode RAM part numbers

RAM designation identify – The interactive memory module product ID guide DDR, DDR2 and DDR3 memory modules can be overclocked very simple over the BIOS to get a better PC performance. But what does this frequently mentioned part marking like e.g. Micron D9GMH, D9HNH, etc. exactly mean and how to find out the memory size on basis of the part number? This new interactive guide will answer you these and more questions about memory modules.

How to take off RAM heat spreader – RAM heatspreader removal guide

This guide explains step by step, how to remove the RAM heatsink / heat spreader. It is e.g. necessary to identify the chips used on the memory modules. But of course, this guide is also useful to replace the passive memory cooler for example with active air or water cooled RAM heatsinks. How to take off RAM heat spreader RAM heat spreader removal guide The introduction about RAM heatspreader … This guide explains step by step, how to remove the … Continue reading How to take off RAM heat spreader – RAM heatspreader removal guide

Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon XP, T-Bred and Barton CPUs – the wire trick

Who doesn’t know the problem that it’s not possible to increase the FSB in the BIOS, or the increasement doesn’t change the pci/AGP divider correct so that the PC isn’t able to run stable. For these reasons I’ve build the new enhancements of the interactive Pin-Mod guide at OverClocked inside, where it’s now possible to fool the mainboard a 166 MHz or a 200 MHz FSB CPU to allow these FSBs also on mainboards which doesn’t have such FSB selections. … Continue reading Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon XP, T-Bred and Barton CPUs – the wire trick

Also with the Vcore solder guides one cannot go infinitely high

Even with the Vcore solder guides you can not go on indefinitely high! Those who have followed my Lötanleitungen recently will have noticed, I CPU Vcore voltage short (up to the little mistake with the MSI board to 2.97 volts) did not set up too far. It is not only difficult to cool the processor good enough it also comes sometime shortly OVP to the limit of so-called over-voltage protection. I have now figured out ways to deal with the … Continue reading Also with the Vcore solder guides one cannot go infinitely high

Help and handling of the AMD Socket 939 and Socket 754 CPU Pinmod guide

Assistance to the interactive AMD Socket AM2, Socket 939 and S 754 CPU Pinmod guides The introduction … In order to obtain a good CPU overclock result, usually an increase of the Vcore (CPU voltage) is necessary. One should naturally always watch the CPU temperature and improve the cooling if necessary. Since the Vcore cannot be changed however with all Motherboards, or often only very slightly, there’s now the new Pinmod guide for current AMD Socket 939 and Socket 754 … Continue reading Help and handling of the AMD Socket 939 and Socket 754 CPU Pinmod guide