be quiet! Shadow Rock 2 CPU Cooler Review
be quiet!’s legacy of quality and excellence began with power supplies responsible for six consecutive awards. However, they have more to offer than just PSUs, and with their Silent Wings fans offering fantastic performance and low noise levels, it was only logical to manufacture CPU coolers next. be quiet!’s release of the Dark Rock Pro 2, which I reviewed previously, showed that they have what it takes to be the king of the hill when it comes to air coolers, and with such a solid assortment of products, it’s no wonder be quiet! has enjoyed the success it has thus far.
Today’s review will focus on be quiet!’s Shadow Rock 2. It has a lot to live up to considering how well the Dark Rock Pro 2 performed. Featuring four 8 mm heatpipes, a 120 x 25 mm 1600 RPM fan, and freely selectable fan mount, it has some interesting specifications and features, but will its features pay dividends in terms of performance and versatility or will they result in a cooler that offers a lot but comes up lacking? … at techPowerUp!