...need a compact and barely audible cooler for your small-form-factor PC? be quiet!'s Shadow Rock LP should be on your shortlist.
be quiet! has set out to service the needs of HTPC and SFF enthusiasts with the launch of a high-quality, low-profile cooler that won't break the bank.
Priced at £30, the Shadow Rock LP is compact enough to fit into tight confines and yet, with a good-sized surface area and a quality Pure Wings 2 fan, is able to deliver solid cooling performance allied to minimal operating noise.
Such a cooler would have been considered niche just a short while ago, but with today's PCs becoming increasingly compact and quiet, the market for small-form-factor solutions is brimming with potential. With plenty of experience in low-noise hardware, be quiet! is certain to benefit from the transition to smaller PCs, and the Shadow Rock LP is a good example of the manufacturer understanding its target audience and current market trends.
Bottom line: need a compact and barely audible cooler for your small-form-factor PC? be quiet!'s Shadow Rock LP should be on your shortlist.
Practically silent at low load
Low-profile design ideal for HTPC
Decent cooling performance
Good quality Pure Wings 2 fan
Installation could be simpler
No spare thermal paste
be quiet! Shadow Rock LP
The be quiet! Shadow Rock LP CPU cooler is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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