be quiet! DARK ROCK TF (2020)

 

Introduction

Registered as a trademark of Listan GmbH & Co. KG in 2002, BeQuiet! is a brand who manufactures Power Supply units, CPU coolers, PC cases, and case fans. The main target groups for products in the BeQuiet! range are PC enthusiasts and gamers as well as smaller and larger PC integrators. The company’s headquarters is in Glinde, close to Hamburg. At the present time the company also has branches in Poland, Taiwan and China. The major market of the Be Quiet! brand is Europe.

 

Official product link:

https://www.bequiet.com/en/cpucooler/572

 

Packaging and accessories

The be quiet! Dark Rock TF is packaged in a square cardboard box. The front side features a profile photo of the cooler and the included fans. The lower side has the complete product name of the cooler alongside the manufacturer’s slogan.

 

The sides of the packaging have an overview of the cooler and its performance printed in multiple languages.

 

The back of the box presents the main features of the cooler. On the lower side, the complete technical specifications of the product are printed, alongside a monochrome diagram of the cooler.

 

The cooler and its accessories are protected by soft high-quality foam inside the cardboard box. The accessories are packaged in their individual box, while the cooler is secured by the foam.

 

Accessories

The product comes with the following accessories:
– 6x User manual
– 1x Tube of thermal paste
– 1x Intel backplate
– 1x AMD backplate
– 2x AMD mounting arms
– 2x Intel mounting arms
– 4x Plastic C clips
– 4x Fan clips
– 4x Phillips backplate bolts
– 1x Y cable splitter
– 1x Wrench
– 4x Hexagonal nuts with sleeve
– 4x Spacer nuts
– 4x Spacer nuts type 2
– 4x AMD M3x15 screws
– 4x M3x3 screws
– 4x AMD washers

 

Specifications

Model: Dark Rock TF
Supported sockets:
Intel: LGA 1200 / 775 / 1150 / 1151 / 1155 / 1156 / 1366 / LGA2011(-3) Square ILM / 2066
AMD: AM2 (+) / AM3 (+) / AM4 / FM1 / FM2 (+)
Heatsink:
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins).
Dimensions (without fans): (L)162.6mm x (W)140mm x (D)108.8mm
Heatpipes: 6x – Ø6 mm
Weight (with fans): 810g
Fan(s):
Model: Silent Wings BQ SW3-13525-MF-PWM
Dimensions: 135 mm x 135 mm x 22 mm
Bearing type: Fluid Dynamic Bearing
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 1400 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 300 RPM
Max. airflow: 67.8 CFM
Max. acoustical noise: 26.7 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 300,000 h
Warranty: 3 Years

Features:

– High-Performance Heatpipes
– Dual SilentWings fans
– Top flow heatsink design
– Aluminum heatpipe caps
– Nickel Plated heatpipes
– Low noise operation
– 3-year manufacturer’s warranty

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