German manufacturer be quiet! has introduced a new product in its premium Dark Rock cooling line called the Dark Rock TF 2. Carrying a sleek, all-black aesthetic with a brushed aluminum top cover and special black coating with ceramic particles, be quiet!’s Dark Rock TF 2 features a top-flow, dual heat sink design that allows for maximum cooling performance of up to 230 W TDP with the aid of six high-performance 6 mm heat pipes. The Dark Rock TF 2 also leverages two Silent Wings 135 mm fans that are highly regarded for their virtually inaudible operation and allow for noise levels as low as 27.1 dB(A) at 100 percent PWM speed. be quiet!’s Dark Rock TF 2 will be available beginning on August 10 for a suggested retail price of $85.90.
|Model||Dark Rock TF 2|
|Overall dimensions without mounting material (L x W x H), (mm)||163 x 140 x 134|
|Total weight (kg)||0.945|
|Socket compatibility AMD||AM4 / AM3(+)|
|Socket compatibility Intel||1200 / 2066 / 1150 / 1151 / 1155 / 2011(-3) Square ILM|
|Fan model, number||1x Silent Wings 3 135mm PWM / 1x Silent Wings 135mm PWM|
|Decoupled fan mounting||–|
|Overall noise level (dB(A)) @ 50/75/100% (rpm)||11.1 / 19.7 / 27.1|
The dual-heatsink design allows installation of memory modules with a height of up to 49mm, while installation of the cooler itself is effortless thanks to the optimized mounting kit with a fixed cooler mounting bridge. Even though Dark Rock TF 2 includes two fans, users looking for high-end cooling in more compact builds can utilize the cooler in single-fan assembly for a low overall height. be quiet! offers a three-year manufacturer’s warranty on Dark Rock TF 2.
Source: be quiet!