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Be Quiet have been around for some time and are better known for their range of high quality power supplies. As with many companies of late they have recently felt the need to enter new markets, with their Silent Wings fan range it doesn't take a descendant of Einstein to work out that at some point they would release a heat-sink to use them on.

One of the first to hit the market is the Dark Rock Pro, a twin tower cooler featuring two of the SW fans and a design much a like to the big boy twin tower coolers on the market today. Twin tower cooler, with two fans aimed at overclockers and silent system users alike? Sounds very familiar doesn't it.......

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Edited by Behemoth777 - 2/14/11 at 10:29am
     
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post #2 of 17
Looks pretty bad ass.
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Ouch, not a very good review for the Dark Rock Pro.
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Yeah, saw it earlier today, to bad it doesn't perform so good, real shame.
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He gives it silver but then the winner - Silver Arrow got bronze a month or so back?! That guy doesn't review coolers properly. I don't trust what he says.
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Lol, what the review highlights is how the reviewer contradicts himself. He gave the Silver Arrow bronze despite being the best performer there and yet the Be Quiet gets a silver even though it's 10C worse than the SA and NH-D14.

Edit: HAHA great minds ^^
post #7 of 17
I'm glad someones on the same wave length lol there's been plenty of debate about the Noctua vs Thermalright on OCN and the source isn't credible.
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Yeah it seems that way. Do readers still take them seriously anymore?
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He explained some of the things he disliked with the Silver Arrow in one of his videos, the award isn't just about performance.
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I seen this 2 months ago. An OCN user did a small review on it, and it didnt turn out to be all that good. Looks sexy though, if a HS can look sexy that is.

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling/889366-new-high-end-cooler-quiet-dark.html

Here is the link to the review that Elohim gave for a comparason for this, SA, and a D14

http://translate.google.de/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=de&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=de&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.computerbase.de%2Fforum%2Fshowthread.php%3Fgoto%3Dnewpost%26t%3D848159&act=url
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