be quiet! Reveals Shadow Rock 3 White, Same Performance, But Whiteby Gavin Bonshor on September 3, 2020 1:00 PM EST
Back in March, be quiet! released its successor to its mid-range Shadow Rock 2 air tower cooler, the Shadow Rock 3. Only available in black at the time, be quiet! has announced a new white variant with the same cooling capabilities of up to 190 W TDP, with an elegant bi-color design.
Identical in the specification to the black version, the Shadow Rock 3 in white has an asymmetric design which has compatibility with most memory types. The main cooling tower is constructed of aluminum with five 6 mm thick nickel-plated copper heat pipes, with direct touch for improved heat dissipation. Cooling capability stretches up to 190 W TDP, which means it is more than capable of cooling most mainstream desktop processors. Included is a single Shadow Wings 2 120 mm PWM cooling fan with a maximum audible nose of 24.4 dBA at maximum speed.
The be quiet! Shadow Rock 3 in white uses a bi-color design with a black top cover for a classic, yet the very accommodating design should fit in with most system builds. Compatibility is wide and varied with support for AMD's AM4 and AM3+ platforms, with support for Intel LGA1200, LGA2066, LGA115x, and LGA2011-3 sockets.
Upon speaking to be quiet!, they assured us that the white coating on the aluminum fins wouldn't hinder the cooling performance, as painting fins with sub-standard paint will have a negative effect on heat dissipation. be quiet! also includes a 3-year manufacturer's warranty.
The Shadow Rock 3 in white is set for release sometime in early October. The be quiet! Shadow Rock 3 in white will cost slightly higher than the black version $55), with an MSRP of $60 in the US and 60€ in Europe.
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antonkochubey - Thursday, September 3, 2020 - linkThrow a white Arctic fan on this, and you'll have a CPU cooler on which dust is almost invisible.
Sttm - Friday, September 4, 2020 - linkThat fan ruins the look.
krazyfrog - Friday, September 4, 2020 - linkHow does one look at this and not immediately wonder why it has a black fan?