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    be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Ivy Bridge chip running hot? be quiet's Aaron Licht reckons he has the answer.
    Watch the show..
    Last edited by Jonatron; 06-06-2012 at 09:45 PM.

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Awaiting the reviews.

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    IMHO, BQ Coolers/PSUs are fantastic! Anyone building a new system should seriously consider their hardware for their rig whether it's IVB or SNB... Indeed, their hardware may be at the "premium" end, though it should still be considered for quality & silence - for an extra ~£25 or so (depending on alternatives) in your rig is well worth it in my book.

    Can't wait for the Hexus review, great going!

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    I have been looking at getting a dark rock pro for a while so depending on reviews this has come at a good time.
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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Link gives a 404 in my iPhone, browsing via the main page it works though?

    That's one meaty cooler

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Hmm, fixed

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    Link gives a 404 in my iPhone, browsing via the main page it works though?

    That's one meaty cooler

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    How come they had to switch away from the rubber fan mounts they used on the Dark Rock Advanced with the Dark Rock 2, is it the bigger fan size? The reason I ask is it seems the single tower version is more suited to mATX boards where the protruding fan clips could pose a risk to GPUs in the top slot, something the rubber mounts avoided.

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    These are good looking coolers, I'm just not keen on the idea of 1kg of metal being stuck to my mobo. When will BQ release an AIO system?

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    When will we see the review on this guys? Very interested!

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    I bought one of these per the rig in my spec.
    Idles at <25C Prime95 100% load 54C
    Quiet too.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Phage View Post
    I bought one of these per the rig in my spec.
    Idles at <25C Prime95 100% load 54C
    Quiet too.
    Was that an upgrade to an existing cooler? If it is it would be great to know how that compares to your previous cooler.

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    Re: be quiet! takes us on a tour of the Dark Rock Pro 2

    Sorry. I bought it together with the other parts on the basis of their reputation. I've not been disappointed.
    From my research those are very good temps @ 4.4Ghz

    http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2243096
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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