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AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper made quite a splash in the industry with its massive core count and a server-class TDP. Building a system based on such a processor seems alluring to a creative professional because of multi-tasking performance, but a loud air cooling system, or necessity to go liquid could be a turnoff. Thankfully, be quiet! has a solution. Be Quiet!’s Dark Rock Pro TR4 mega-cooler (or should I say hypercooler?) has a massive aluminum base (no copper, sorry), seven heat pipes, two large fans, and loads of fins. The cooler is rated for 240 W, so it can support all the existing AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors as well as the upcoming AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2 CPUs. Keep in mind that TR II’s 250 W TDP...

Be Quiet! Launches Inexpensive System Power U9 PSUs for System Builders

be quiet! is primarily known for its high-end silent power supplies, but in a bid to increase sales sometimes a company needs to address different market segments. This month...

3 by Anton Shilov on 5/30/2018

be quiet! Introduces Dark Base 700 Mid-Tower Case: RGB, USB 3.1 Type-C, Slide Out Radiator Bracket

be quiet! has shared details about its new mid-tower case the new Dark Base 700. The DB700 will offer users integrated RGB lighting, USB 3.1 Type-C, and plenty of...

8 by Joe Shields on 11/15/2017

The Be Quiet! SFX-L Power 500W PSU Review: Powerful, Small, & Still Quiet?

In today's review we are taking a look at the latest SFX PSU from Be Quiet!, the SFX-L Power 500W. As its name suggests, it is a slightly elongated...

12 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/13/2017

Be Quiet! Reveals Straight Power 11, SFX-L PSUs

Be quiet! revealed its upcoming Straight Power 11 PSU line at Computex 2017. The lineup is based on a modern FSP platform that doesn’t use any power-transfer cables internally...

10 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

The 140mm Slim Tower CPU Cooler Roundup: Thin & Light Done Just Right

In today's review we are having a look at four popular “slim” type 140 mm tower coolers from Noctua, Phanteks, Thermalright and Be Quiet! How do their thermal and...

75 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/24/2017

The Be Quiet! Silent Base 600 ATX Case Review

Be Quiet! is becoming a renowned manufacturer of low-noise PC products. Today we are having a look at the Silent Base 600, an ATX case primarily designed with low-noise...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/17/2016

Be Quiet! Introduces New Flagship Dark Base 900 Chassis

Be Quiet! has introduced its new flagship PC chassis, which combines the company’s expertise in building quiet PC components with extensive modularity and customization features. The be quiet! Dark...

24 by Anton Shilov on 5/26/2016

CES 2016: be quiet! Doubles Revenue in 2015

One of my first meetings of the week here at CES 2016 is with be quiet!, a German based company that focuses on silent cooling, power supplies, and now...

5 by Ian Cutress on 1/5/2016

Top Tier CPU Air Coolers Q3 2015: 9-Way Roundup Review

If there is a season for advanced cooling solutions, that season is summer. As temperatures are rising, enthusiasts are easily enticed by high-end cooling solutions, making it easier for...

135 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/6/2015

be quiet! Showcases New Silent Base 600 Case & SilentWings 3 Fans

be quiet! had two new products to show in its suite at Computex. The first one is Silent Base 600, which is a smaller and more affordable version of...

3 by Kristian Vättö on 6/10/2015

Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 650W & 850W PSU Review

Today we're looking at the flagship PSU series from be quiet!, the Dark Power Pro 10. We received two of the models, the 650W and the 850W versions, but...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/2/2015

be quiet! CES Suite Tour

One of the companies I visited is a company that's perhaps a bit less well known in the US, be quiet! (I joked with the representatives that they should...

5 by Jarred Walton on 1/14/2015

be quiet! Power Zone 850W CM Power Supply Review

be quiet! is a German company that specializes in low-noise computer PSUs and coolers, and they are slowly making their way into the North American market. Today we have...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/14/2014

Computex 2014: Be Quiet!’s New Case and Power Supplies

Our first meeting this week at Computex is with Be Quiet! and we were shown a new case aimed at low noise output, due for the market in September...

2 by Ian Cutress on 6/1/2014

Cooler Master Seidon 240M and 12 More Coolers: The Retest and Mega-Roundup

There's no right way to describe it; we're testing the Cooler Master Seidon 240M along with two new Noctua coolers in a new testbed. Alongside ten of our industry's...

60 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/26/2013

120mm Radiator Fan Roundup Part 2: Fan Harder

It's funny, when I did the first 120mm radiator fan roundup two months ago, I wasn't expecting quite the response it got. It was an interesting exercise that seemed...

81 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/22/2012

350-450W Roundup: 11 Cheap PSUs

Today we're looking at some inexpensive ATX power supplies with a low output power. In most cases there is no need for a 1KW power supply when 350W to...

67 by Martin Kaffei on 7/3/2012

Computex 2012: be quiet! Brings German Engineering & Design to the US

I just met with be quiet! a famous German PSU maker where I learned the company will be finally entering the US market later this year. Differentiation in the...

6 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/4/2012

be quiet! with new 80 Plus Gold and Platinum PSUs

be quiet! with new 80Plus Gold and Platinum PSUs be quiet!, a German brand from Listan, showed some interesting new products at Computex. Late this year, be quiet! [Ed: silliest...

18 by Martin Kaffei on 6/8/2011

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