be quiet! Shadow Rock 3

 

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/1743

 

Packaging and accessories

The be quiet! Shadow Rock 3 is delivered in a square cardboard box with reduced dimensions. The front side of the packaging features a profile photo of the cooler alongside the complete product name and the be quiet! logo.

 

The sides of the box have the technical specifications of the cooler and fan. The other side features a QR code and its description in multiple languages.

 

The back of the packaging presents the main features of the Shadow Rock 3, each having a detailed description and photo.

 

The cooler and its accessories are packaged in individual cardboard boxes. The protection offered by the packaging is good. The upper and lower sides of the cooler are covered by a soft foam pad, while the sides have thin foam walls placed alongside the heatsink.

 

Accessories

The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x User manual
– 1x Tube of thermal paste
– 1x Intel backplate
– 4x Fan clips
– 1x Cooler mounting bridge
– 2x Mounting beam screws
– 2x AMD mounting arms
– 2x Intel mounting arms
– 4x Intel backplate screws
– 4x AMD backplate screws
– 4x Mounting bracket screws
– 4x Rubber O-rings
– 4x AMD washers
– 4x Intel 115x/1366 spacers
– 4x Intel spacers
– 4x AMD spacers
– 4x Thumbscrews

 

Specifications

Model: Shadow Rock 3
Supported sockets:
Intel: LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA2011, LGA2066
AMD: AM4 / AM3+
Heatsink:
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins).
Dimensions (without fans): (H)162.96mm x (W)130mm x (D)121.4mm
Heatpipes: 5x – Ø6 mm
Weight: 606g
Fan(s):
Model: Shadow Wings 2
Dimensions: 120 x 120 x 25 mm
Bearing type: Rifle Bearing
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 1600 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 300 RPM
Max. airflow: N/A
Max. acoustical noise: 24,4 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 80.000 h
Warranty: 3 Years

Features:

– Five 6mm high-performance nickel-plated copper heat pipes with HDT technology;
– Decoupled Shadow Wings 2 120mm PWM high-speed fan;
– Asymmetrical construction avoids blocking memory slots in front of the cooler;
– Elegant brushed aluminum top cover with bi-color surface;
– Easily installable installation kit that can be mounted from above;
– 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.

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