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be quiet! Dark Rock 3


Chief Broken Rig
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Mar 25, 2009
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be quiet!'s Dark Rock 3 is a great single-tower cooler as it offers up stylish looks with the performance to back it up. Take into consideration its exceptional build quality and warranty and you have a cooler that might just be best in class.

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Vanguard Beta Tester
Jan 11, 2008
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How do you find these fans compared to the Corsair SP ones?

The air flow is good on these, but What's the Static pressure in mm/H20?

Great review as always Ray :toast:


Dainty Moderator
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I wish you could get it in the USA
Mar 26, 2010
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looks pretty nice and solid cooler
Dec 15, 2011
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Cooling Bequiet! Dark Rock TF | Double fan
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Dayum, I'm considering going back to air-cooling if I change cases. This is definitely on my short-list. Nice review!


My name is Dave
Apr 10, 2006
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I shouldn't even bother looking at air coolers, but I want this. :eek:
Dec 3, 2012
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I bet this thing is an absolute bitch to fit...


Chief Broken Rig
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Mar 25, 2009
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The SP fans are pretty much better for mmh2o its 3.1 mm/H2O at 2350 RPM but the Be Quiet fans are absolutely silent.

Be quiet 140mm Silentwings is 2.1 mmh2o
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