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be quiet! - Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler

( 4.6 Average / 17 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

be quiet!

Model

Dark Rock Pro 4

Part #

BK022

Color

Black

Supported Sockets

AM2
AM2+
AM3
AM3+
AM4
FM1
FM2
FM2+
LGA1150
LGA1151
LGA1155
LGA1156
LGA1366
LGA2011
LGA2011-3
LGA2066

Liquid Cooled

No

Noise Level

16.4 dB

Fan RPM

1500 RPM

Height

163 mm / 6.417 "

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Reviews

goodsmelly 24 points 9 months ago
from completed build Eris

the install is a bit more work than i was expecting, hope it will "be quiet"

IchiYamamoto 14 points 9 months ago
from completed build First Build - Weeb Station.

I've only had it in for a day, but it's already dominating over the previous stock cooler. Getting the same low temps but with only just over 150rpm. I really wasn't expecting the noise difference to be so noticeable. It's silent. Check the pictures, you'll see it does block access to the ram cards, so I pray now that I don't have to change them out any time soon. Also, it's a beast, in size, but perfect fit overall.

Jordie619 16 points 8 months ago

Looks great and performs well, it runs silent and cool even with a 5Ghz delidded 8700k.

Crinn 5 points 8 months ago
from completed build Silenced Hurricane

Probably one of the quietest dual tower CPU coolers, and it looks very dank. However I was extremely agitated to discover that the fan mounts can only work Be Quiet fans. It's not possible to mount other 120mm fans unless you can make your own custom fan clip. Should have followed my gut and gone with the Le Grand Macho RT.

Wambulance 58 points 8 months ago

I choose this cooler for the combination of aesthetics, cooling performance and noise levels. This cooler has it all. The cost is very high however and with that said the performance-to-value ratio of this cooler is not good compared to competitors.

Mounting the actual heatsink onto the motherboard wasn't an issue at all. It was installing the fan clips that were the biggest pain of the installation. If you're not careful, its very easy to chip off the powder coated fins. Also easy to bend the fins as well. Overall one probably won't be able to see the bent / chipped fins but it's worth noting this.

Pros:

  • Very quiet! This one is a big plus for me
  • Aesthetically pleasing - compared to Noctua D15
  • Cooling performance seems excellent - gets my Ryzen 5 2600 stable at 4.0GHz @ 1.2875 VCore

Cons:

  • Cost. I saved a bit of money from the eBay 20% discount but even than, it feels like the performance-to-value ratio is not as great as competitive coolers out there

Comments: - Installation wasn't very difficult but it definitely isn't very easy either

goodsmelly 10 points 7 months ago
from completed build Christy

undervolted 8700k goodness.

lunagraysen 25 points 7 months ago
from completed build R7 2700X / GTX 1080 Workstation

The installation process could be improved but it looks great and provides awesome cooling performance. I've paired my Dark Rock Pro 4 with a Ryzen 2700X and Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut TIM.

offtheheezy425 9 points 6 months ago
from completed build Lola (1440p @ 144+ FPS)

Definitely does what it says: stays quiet and keeps the CPU real cool. Cons: cumbersome install process, the heat sink gets easily scratched, a bit overpriced. Also, it’s so big it essentially covers up the ram sticks you pop in there.

themoosemessiah 28 points 3 months ago
from completed build Fools Gold

Keeps my ryzen 7 2700x cooler under load than a 240mm AIO did, for a fraction of the cost. Plus it really helps fill the space.

Glmnet1 21 points 3 months ago
from completed build First build: 9600k + RTX 2070

Very quiet and CPU temps are good. I will update this once I overclock.