Tuesday, October 16th 2018

be quiet! Announces Dark Rock Pro TR4: High-end Air Cooler for AMD Ryzen Threadripper

be quiet!, the market leader in PC power supplies in Germany for twelve consecutive years, announces Dark Rock Pro TR4, its high-end air cooler for AMD's Ryzen Threadripper processors. Dark Rock Pro TR4 is part of the Dark Rock 4 cooler family and features a large base plate, optimized for Socket TR4 CPUs. With a sleek design and smart optimizations, Dark Rock Pro TR4 targets demanding workstation users needing the best performance at extremely low noise levels.
Dual-tower and two be quiet! Silent Wings fans
Thanks to a combination of high-end features and a base plate tailored for Socket TR4, Dark Rock Pro TR4 provides enough cooling performance for processors at a TDP rating up to 250 watts with a noise level of just up to 24.3 db(A). A Silent Wings 135mm PWM fan with airflow-optimized blades, a reliable six-pole motor, and fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) sits in the middle between the two cooling towers. For intake, Dark Rock Pro TR4 features a Silent Wings 3 120mm PWM fan with a funnel-shaped vent at the front of the heatsink. The fan mounting uses a decoupled design to minimize vibration, thus reducing noise.
Impeccable cooling performance
Dark Rock Pro TR4's cooling fins and heat pipes use a specially enhanced ceramic black coating, which not only gives it an appealing all-black design, but also improves the cooler's heat conduction. The heat transfers efficiently from base to heatsink through seven high-performance copper pipes. Small dots on the fin surface increase the total cooling area, while a wave-contoured shape contributes to perfect air flow.
Smart design and craftsmanship
With Dark Rock Pro TR4, be quiet!'s top-of-the-line air cooler range now features a model refined for AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. Emphasis is not just placed on performance, but also on build quality, utility and appearance, while installation is simplified thanks to an easy-to-use top mount design (screwdriver included). The cooler's brushed aluminum top cover features a high-grade diamond cut finish, while specially manufactured caps mask heat pipe ends and screw holes. To improve compatibility with high-performance RAM using tall heat spreaders or LEDs, Dark Rock Pro TR4 features formfitting cutouts at the bottom fins.

The Dark Rock Pro TR4 CPU cooler is now available for €86,90 / £80.99 / $89.90 MSRP.
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6 Comments on be quiet! Announces Dark Rock Pro TR4: High-end Air Cooler for AMD Ryzen Threadripper

#2
FeelinFroggy
My Enermax Liqtech 280mm shit the bed a week or so ago. Still waiting for the RMA replacement. But now with all of these TR4 air coolers on the market, I think maybe I should grab one of these and flip the Liqtech replacement. Would love to see some reviews first.
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#3
HTC
FeelinFroggy
My Enermax Liqtech 280mm shit the bed a week or so ago. Still waiting for the RMA replacement. But now with all of these TR4 air coolers on the market, I think maybe I should grab one of these and flip the Liqtech replacement. Would love to see some reviews first.
Sorry dude but even a revised version of this cooler may not fix the problem with the design: forums.anandtech.com/threads/here-is-what-the-inside-of-a-failed-enermax-tr4-aio-looks-like-after-a-year-edit-number-2-died-today.2553475

On a worse note, you'll be required to pay the return shipping ...

As for the topic: does this cooler have copper @ all in the base?
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#4
efikkan
Finally, Be Quiet! have been promising this for a while. These coolers with larger bases work very well on these large sockets.

Are there any words on a Dark Rock Pro for LGA3647?
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#5
eidairaman1
The Exiled Airman
FeelinFroggy
My Enermax Liqtech 280mm shit the bed a week or so ago. Still waiting for the RMA replacement. But now with all of these TR4 air coolers on the market, I think maybe I should grab one of these and flip the Liqtech replacement. Would love to see some reviews first.
AIOs are not reliable...
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#6
Zubasa
FeelinFroggy
My Enermax Liqtech 280mm shit the bed a week or so ago. Still waiting for the RMA replacement. But now with all of these TR4 air coolers on the market, I think maybe I should grab one of these and flip the Liqtech replacement. Would love to see some reviews first.
The classic Thermalright Silver Arrow also an TR4 versions, maybe you can give that a shot.
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