Posts Tagged: LED

SilverStone Primera Series PM01 Review

SilverStone has always been a staple with enthusiast community and are known for their bold cases and clean lines. The Primera is no exception, Translating to “First” or “First Class” in Spanish, it is already staking claim to what we can expect from it. Read More

Thermaltake Riing 14 Premium Fans Review

The Thermaltake Riing 14 LED RGB TT Premium Edition 3-Fan Pack is an eyeful to see. These fans offer ring shaped LED’s in 256 colors. The kit was designed for radiators. We will look at these fans as fans. We will also look at the software that gives us those 256 colors, as well as controlling the fan
speed. Read More

Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos NEXT CPU Water Block Review

It has been a long time since we reviewed a CPU block here at OCF. But that will have changed after today! Aqua Computer has released another CPU water block in its long running Cuplex series (started in 2001) named the Cuplex Kryos NEXT. This product aims to improve on the last generation Cuplex Kryos and and help keep Aqua Computer well placed in the market. Get comfortable in your chair and let’s see what the Cuplex Kryos NEXT has to offer! Read More

ADATA XPG Dazzle 16 GB DDR4-2800 Memory Review

Hello, Overclockers! Today’s catch for the chopping block is a new set of DDR4 from ADATA. Coming in at 16GB (2x8GB) and DDR4-2800 this kit should be no slouch. Icing on the cake, these RAM modules have bling in the form of red LEDs across the top to light up your rig. Continue on with me as we delve in to the ADATA XPG Dazzle DDR4 memory kit. Read More

ASUS X99-A II Motherboard Review

ASUS has released a new motherboard based on the LGA 2011v3 platform as a little brother to the recently reviewed X99 Deluxe II. This newest board is the X99-A II. While the specification and feature lists aren’t as long as the Deluxe II, like its big brother the X99-A II features extensive RGB LED control, a VRM which is more than adequate, and much more. Grab a drink, pull up a seat, and we’ll get going! Read More

ASUS X99 Deluxe II Motherboard Review

With all the refreshed X99 based motherboards releasing due to the Broadwell-E launch we see a new contender from ASUS, their X99 Deluxe II. The original X99 Deluxe, then X99 Deluxe/U3.1, were range-topping motherboards for the ASUS Signature series and the new board is as well. Let’s take a look at all the features, both new and old, of the X99 Deluxe II before checking out the performance! Read More

ASUS Z170 ROG Maximus VIII Formula Motherboard Review

In a change of pace from my previous reviews, today we will take a look at a high-end gaming board from ASUS, the Maximus VIII Formula. The Formula is pegged as the flagship gaming board in their product stack. Not only does it have gaming centric features, the design theme is also agnostic and will fit in perfect with any theme or color scheme. Missing are the colored logos, heatsinks, and shrouds, replaced with a basic black motherboard with grey/silver heatsinks and shrouds. A monochromatic look.

One of the unique features is the integration of their Aura software and a header on the board to control your external RGB LED lighting strips. The board also has its own RGB LED lighting (28 LEDs in total) controlled by the same software. Outside of that, there is an integrated waterblock to keep the VRMs cool. Let’s dig in and see what else the board has to offer! Read More

Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, everyone gather ’round for the Overclockers review of the new and improved Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset, wow that’s a mouthful, known henceforth simply as “G933”. Following in the footsteps of the widely used G930, the bar is set high for the G933. Sporting wireless connectivity, dual inputs, surround sound, and more it seems like the G933 has all you could need, and more, for a gaming headset. Let’s take a look at this headset, see the new features it brings, and listen to how it performs! Read More

How to Add LEDs to Your Fans

People regularly come through the cooling section of the forums asking for fans that match a certain color scheme and they’re willing to sacrifice performance to meet that color scheme. This article details a rather simple mod you can do to run those high performance fans in any color you want. Read More