BeQuiet! Dark Rock 5

At Battlerigs, we are passionate about delivering top-tier performance with whisper-quiet operation, and the be quiet! Dark Rock 5 CPU cooler fits perfectly into our high standards. This exceptional piece of hardware not only excels in cooling performance but does so with a near-silent operation that makes it a standout choice for any serious PC enthusiast.

Performance That Speaks Volumes

The Dark Rock 5 continues be quiet!’s legacy of providing unparalleled cooling solutions. Equipped with advanced features and high-quality components, this CPU cooler ensures that even the most demanding systems remain cool and stable. Here’s why we at Battlerigs love it:

  • Exceptional Cooling Capacity: The Dark Rock 5 boasts a thermal design power (TDP) of 210W, making it more than capable of handling high-end CPUs, including overclocked processors. This is crucial for gamers and content creators who push their systems to the limit.
  • Silent Wings 4 Fan: The cooler features a Silent Wings 4 120mm PWM fan, which utilizes a fluid dynamic bearing and a six-pole motor for smooth and silent operation. Even at maximum speed, this fan produces a mere 29.8 dB(A), ensuring your rig stays quiet under load. An optional second fan can also be installed in the rear!
  • Optimized Cooling Fins: The specially designed cooling fins enhance heat dissipation, while the wave-contoured cooling fins with small dots further improve air circulation and cooling efficiency.
  • High Compatibility: The Dark Rock 5 is designed to fit all kinds of VRM and RAM coolers, meaning compatibility wont be an issue!
  • Easy To Install: The cooler itself is extremely easy to install, it takes installing the mounting hardware onto the motherboard, and screwing the cooler to the mounting hardware with the included screws and screwdriver!
  • Liquid Metal Compatible: The Dark Rock 5 has a nickel plated base, meaning it can be used along side liquid metal thermal compound!

Specifications at a Glance

  • Dimensions: 101 x 136 x 161mm (L x W x H)
  • Fan Speed: 1600 RPM
  • Noise Level: 29.8 dB(A) at maximum speed
  • Compatibility: Supports a wide range of sockets, including Intel (LGA 1200, 1151, 1150, 1155, 1700) and AMD (AM5, AM4).

Why We Love the Dark Rock 5

At Battlerigs, we believe in a harmonious blend of power and tranquillity. The be quiet! Dark Rock 5 embodies this philosophy by delivering top-notch cooling performance without compromising on noise levels. Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, a dedicated streamer, or a professional video editor, this cooler ensures your CPU remains cool, stable, and silent.

The robust build quality, combined with its impressive specs and virtually silent operation, makes the Dark Rock 5 an essential addition to any high-performance build. Its sleek design also adds a touch of sophistication to your rig, proving that powerful cooling solutions can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Dark Rock 5

In conclusion, the be quiet! Dark Rock 5 is not just a CPU cooler; it’s a testament to superior engineering and design. At Battlerigs, we highly recommend it for anyone looking to enhance their system’s performance while maintaining a peaceful working environment.

So, if you’re in the market for a new CPU cooler that offers exceptional cooling capabilities and silent operation, look no further than the be quiet! Dark Rock 5. It’s a purchase your PC will thank you for.

George Howitt

Hailing from Lincoln, England, George isn't your average tech user. A self-proclaimed computer enthusiast, he thrives on building and fixing machines, especially those featuring the eye-catching aesthetics of water cooling. George's passion extends beyond the build process, as he enjoys sharing his knowledge and experiences with various tech products.