Today we are looking at the latest Dark Rock 2. While we recently tested the Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 this is very much the big brother of the Dark Rock 2 and has a design similar to that of the Noctua NH-D14 in regards to the dual heatsink design. The new and improved Dark Rock 2 is based around the Dark Rock Advanced CPU cooler, which was a single heatsink design.
The Be Quiet! Dark Rock Advanced CPU cooler was a very popular model as it combined decent thermal performance with very low noise emissions.
It also helped that the price point was very aggressive. The Dark Rock Version 2 that we are testing today features a larger 135mm fan as well as a more substantial heatsink.
- Overall dimensions without mounting material (L x W x H), (mm) :97 x 138 x 166.
- Total weight (kg): 0.86.
- TDP (W) :180.
- LGA2011 ready.
- Socket compatibility:.
Intel: LGA 775 / LGA 1155 / LGA 1156 / LGA 1366 / LGA 2011
AMD: FM1, AM2 (+) / AM3 (+) / 754/ 939 / 940
- Backplate Mounting.
- Fan model, number: 1 x SilentWings PWM 135mm.
- Anti vibration fan fixing.
- Overall noise level (dB(A)) @ 900/1250/100% (rpm) : 8.7 / 13.9 / 21.2.