be quiet! Shadow Rock 2 CPU Cooler
WHAT WE LIKED:Fan can be mounted on any of the four sides. Silent Fan. Sleek look.
WHAT WE DISLIKED:Installation is quite difficult. Large and bulky. Poor for overclocking.
The company called be quiet! might not be a name you’re familiar with, but you should be. They’re one of the top contenders in the market when it comes to power supplies and heatsinks with a “quiet” reputation. be quiet! is a German based company that has made some big noise in the European market and won quite a few awards.
Today we will be reviewing the be quiet! Shadow Rock 2 CPU cooler. The Shadow Rock 2 features 4x 8mm pipes, and an optimized 120 mm fan with PWM control. It will work with all current Intel and AMD processors. This CPU cooler comes in at a little under the $50 dollar mark, putting it in a price bracket with some very good coolers. Let’s see how it compares in our testing, but first let’s read a little bit about the company!
be quiet!’s track record of offering technology enthusiasts products which focus on silence and innovation has earned them the honor of being the best selling power supplies in Germany for seven straight years according to market data from GfK.