be quiet! Dark Rock TF 2 delivers top-flow airflow

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 27 2021 @ 13:28 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
We don't see a lot of top-flow processor coolers but be quiet! seems to have knocked it out of the park with its new Dark Rock TF2. This model measures 163mm x 140mm x 134mm and weighs 945g. The cooler consists of two heatsinks with anti-vibration rubber insets. There's a nickel-plated copper coldplate, six 6mm diameter heatpipes, and two Silent Wings 3 135mm fans with a maximum noise level of 27.1dBA.

The cooler has a ceramics-based black coating and has a brushed aluminum top cover for enhanced aesthetics. be quiet! rates the cooling performance of the Dark Rock TF2 at 230W TDP.

Mounting tools are included for the AMD Socket AM4 / AM3(+) and Intel LGA1200 / 2066 / 1150 / 1151 / 1155 / 2011(-3). The design of the heatsink ensures you can use memory modules with a maximum height of 49mm.

be quiet! will ship it from August 10 for 85.90EUR.
Dark Rock TF 2 offers extreme cooling performance for the CPU and surrounding components as well as virtually inaudible operation.

  • Extremely high cooling performance with 230W TDP
  • Two heat sinks with anti-vibration rubber inserts
  • Six high-performance 6mm heat pipes
  • Silent Wings 3 135mm with funnel shaped air-inlet and a Silent Wings 135mm for virtually inaudible operation of max. 27.1dB(A)
  • Optimized mounting system makes for an easy installation
  • Special black coating with ceramic particles enables perfect heat transfer
  • Brushed aluminum top cover for elegant look
  • Three-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Product conception, design and quality control in Germany
  • Dark Rock TF 2

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