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 Post subject: Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 & Cryorig H5 Universal Coolers
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:40 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 & Cryorig H5 Universal Coolers
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:50 pm 
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Thanks for another great review, Lawrence.

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 Post subject: Re: Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 & Cryorig H5 Universal Coolers
PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:03 am 
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Great review once again, thnx!

I was wondering: Have you ever examined, what those - seemingly unnecessary - top covers/shrouds on the heatsinks do for cooling performance?

I´m almost sure they will obstruct airflow and decrease performance, but I´ve never seen anyone actually test it.

Perhaps they are to difficult to remove, but I´m pretty sure I´m right... :D


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 Post subject: Re: Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 & Cryorig H5 Universal Coolers
PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:18 am 
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Thanks for the review. I was actually waiting to see how the Dark Rock successor would pan out, even if I don't use megacoolers for builds. Looks like it's all quiet on that front still.

The non-standard fan designs are just baffling: it's added cost for no benefit, surely, at least size and shape wise. At least the bases (if not the mounting) are shaping up on recent models.

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