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Review: be quiet! Dark Rock SLIM

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, May 15, 2019 at 4:49 PM.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    We review another be quiet! Dark Rock series cooler, this round the Dark Rock SLIM. With totally black looks the cooler comes with a single radiator, one fan and takes and all that offering cooling pe...

    Review: be quiet! Dark Rock SLIM
     
  2. GPz

    GPz Active Member

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    Cool review as always!

    Is there an ETA on the Noctua NH-U12A review?
     
  3. Silva

    Silva Master Guru

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    "In idle you cannot hear the fans. Once we put the processor at 100% load with several full wPrime runs. Noise pressure is still not an issue. The cooler is silent when it comes to noise levels. Despite the low noise levels, we can hear the pump a tiny bit though."

    I'm a little shocked.
     
  4. Darksword

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    It's the "SLIM" Shady. :D
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    I'll show myself out.
     

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    alanm Ancient Guru

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    I dont think it was designed for top performance, but rather for the appeal of its form factor (SLIM). For an air-cooler, look at all the free space around it compared to say, the DH-15. No nicking of your hands as you work around your case and RAM modules easily accessible.
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Haha, fixed.
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    That review is ready and pending a 2nd editor check. Likely next week.
     
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    vbetts Don Vincenzo Staff Member

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    I mean it's half the size of the DRP4 but only about a 3 degree difference...Not sure if that's good or bad for the DRP4 or this.
     

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