This review is for the creme de la creme of the be quiet! Power supply series with an 80PLUS Platinum rating the Dark Power PRO 10 850 Watt PSU that is truly the best that the be quiet! company has to offer. It was commissioned to be made in the highly prestigious Seasonic power supply factory. One of the best power supply factories in the world. Other brands of the be quiet! line are commissioned by different fabricators and should not be compared with this product or this review as they are manufactured in other places and have a different sources and therefore may have different design tolerances and characteristics. This review is based solely on the be quiet! (BQT-P10-Unit) and they include the Dark Power Pro 10 series including the 1200 watt / 1000 watt and the 850 watt models that are all commissioned with the Seasonic manufacturing plant.
be quiet! the market leader for PC power supplies in Germany for eight successive years, today announced its brand new Straight Power 10 series. These new power supplies feature an extremely quiet and brand new 135 mm SilentWings 3 fan. Voltage stability has been improved by extending the PSU’s topology with DC-to-DC.
Not that long ago we took a look at be quiet’s Dark Rock 3 CPU cooler, which proved to be a pretty decent cooler. The Dark Rock 3 was sort of the mid or entry-level cooler the Dark Rock 3 line and today we are checking out the big daddy or high performance offering the Dark Rock Pro 3! The Dark Rock Pro 3 is one of the largest CPU coolers we have taken a look at lately. It features dual heatsink towers, two be quiet! Silent Wings fans, seven large heatpipes and that sleek look that we have come to know from be quiet! CPU coolers. Now the question is how well is it going to perform? Read on as we find out!
We normally know be quiet! for their power supplies and cooling solutions, but it looks like they are branching out into cases! At Computex 2014 they are showing off their first ever PC case! The case (which has no name yet) is aimed towards silence and high-end cooling performance.
be quiet! has just announced their brand new SFX Power 2 and TFX Power 2 power supplies. We actually got a first look at both of these power supplies at CES earlier this year. Both of these power supplies are suited for high performance yet compact systems.
be quiet! has been the leading manufacturer of power supplies in Germany and over the past year we have introduced many of their products to the US audience. We have taken a look at their Dark Power Pro 10 and Pure Power L8 power supplies and now we have the Power Zone 850W unit on our test bench today. This power supply is categorized as a more of a mainstream power supply as it has an 80PLUS Bronze certification. be quiet! has loaded it with great features though, including a fully modular design, a single powerful 12V rail and a 135mm SilentWings fan. Is this the power supply for you? Read on as we find out.
Not all small form factor systems can support a full-size ATX power supply. When space is limited you might need to choose another type of power supply and unlike ATX power supplies smaller power supplies usually do not have that many features. Well be quiet! wants to change that with their TFX Power 2 and SFX Power 2 power supplies.
Be quiet! is starting off 2014 by showing off some of their brand new CPU coolers at CES 2014. Be quiet’s Dark Rock series has been around for a while and it is back with the Dark Rock 3 and Dark Rock Pro 3. They were also showing off a very slim cooler in their Shadow Rock Slim model.
be quiet! is known mainly for their power supplies and cooling fans. They have some of the top products around in those categories, but if you didn’t know they also make CPU coolers. Today we are going to be taking a look at one of their latest CPU Coolers the Shadow Rock 2, which is the successor to the original Shadow Rock Pro cooler. The Shadow Rock 2 features an aluminum heatsink design with a copper base and four 8 mm copper heatpipes. To aid in cooling you also have a 120 mm SilentWings fan, which only runs at 1600 RPM so it should be pretty quiet. Will this cooler help keep your CPU and system nice and cool? Read on as we find out!
be quiet! have just announced their newest and latest revision of fans for the Pure Wings series, the Pure Wings 2. These new fans have been launched by be quiet! featuring a modified fan blade design and a freshly planned Rifle bearing.