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Old 14-02-11, 03:32 PM
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Be Quiet enter the cooling scene with the twin tower Dark Rock Pro. Has it got the stamina to keep up with the big boys?



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Old 14-02-11, 03:44 PM
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Not as good as I expected it to be tbh. Thanks a lot for the review Tom
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Old 14-02-11, 03:44 PM
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I got the same feeling with this vid as I did with the Zalman CNPS 9900 review. At first I was like then when the mounting system was explained I went to and then finally when it came to the price and the 10c difference in temps between the Dark Rock and the Noctua/Silver Arrow .

Like Tom said, it's not a bad cooler but for the price and considering you can get a Noctua for a few pennies more I don't see why people would buy it.

Yes, it's black and would look better in some peoples opinion so it matches the color scheme or whatever, but choosing looks over performance is doing it wrong. That's my two cents anyway.
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Old 14-02-11, 04:04 PM
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Quite disappointed by the results. I was expecting it to perform a lot better. At that price point I don't see any reason apart from the black paint, to purchase this over the D14.
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Old 14-02-11, 04:48 PM
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i don't like the plate on the top AND i totally agree with you on the mounting bracket/plate

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Old 14-02-11, 04:59 PM
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BeQuiet.. Son, I am disappoint
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Old 14-02-11, 05:00 PM
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Crap for the price, again.

You can get as-good a cooling performance as this with less cash, and look nicer.

If you're pushing £60, you have to do the basic thing. If the price is based on looks and being quiet - best of luck with that one.

Don't know about the award it got.
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Old 14-02-11, 06:36 PM
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I was wondering way you never did a review on the coolermaster hyper 212 plus? I know its a small cooler but I have it in my system on a 950 @ 4ghz with 1.27v and I get a delta of between 46 and 48c. That is running every thing the same as you do in your tests. Love the videos, Thanks Sam
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Old 14-02-11, 07:01 PM
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thats a shame like others i expected better
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Old 14-02-11, 07:44 PM
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Crap for the price, again.

You can get as-good a cooling performance as this with less cash, and look nicer.

If you're pushing £60, you have to do the basic thing. If the price is based on looks and being quiet - best of luck with that one.

Don't know about the award it got.
Based on many factors really. 50c delta is pretty good and imho its the best looking twin tower around and its not that loud at 12v either. IMHO its The for looks or the D14 for performance. I may be having a play with this in 'the shed' at a later date.....
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