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be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler

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Posted April 2, 2014 by Vinny Petronio in Cooling

Overview

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WHAT WE LIKED:

Performance, build quality, quiet running, price
 

WHAT WE DISLIKED:

Close tolerances to motherboard heat sinks and RAM height.
 
BOTTOM LINE:
If you're looking for great aesthetics, exceptional quality, and superior, yet quiet performance, then I highly recommend the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 for your next build.
by Vinny Petronio
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Introduction:

Lately, one brand is making a real name for itself when it comes to superior air cooling performance, and that brand is be quiet!. The company be quiet! has entered the air cooling arena with high performance air coolers. Their Dark Rock series is a great example. The Dark Rock™ CPU coolers are now becoming category leaders, and the newly upgraded Dark Rock Pro 3 is being touted as even more powerful then its predecessors.

 

The double-tower Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler comes with two preinstalled quiet SilentWings fans that bring both high performance and quiet operation to your PC where it really counts. They are designed for both overclocked systems and demanding multi-graphics platforms. Read on to see if the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 with 250W TDP will offer the low temperatures and peak performance we are looking for in an air cooler.

 

Our Thanks go out to be quiet! for providing us with our review sample.

About be quiet!


be quiet! Is a premium brand manufacturer of power supplies and cooling solutions for your desktop PC and number one for power supplies in Germany since 2006, be quiet was awarded eight times in a row as “Manufacturer of the Year” in the power supply category by the readers of the well-known German hardware magazine PC Games Hardware. In the category “fans”, be quiet! Earned the first rank for four consecutive times and belongs to the Top 3 CPU cooler brands for more than three years in a row. The community of Hardware luxx also voted be quiet! as “Manufacturer of the Year” in the PSU category for three consecutive years. be quiet! Sticks to its name with more than ten years’ experience in the field of noise reduction and silence make be quiet products probably some of the most silent coolers on the market.

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3 Comments


  1.  
    flynn

    As a bequiet user i have to say that they are indeed quality and really do live up to the name,i am a very satisfied user




    •  
      Vinny Petronio

      Yes I have to agree they are right up there at the top for quality and performance and one of the quietest coolers to date.




  2.  
    Sam Nicko

    Excellent review Vinny :)





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