Press release
Shadow Rock TF 2: be quiet! follows-up with powerful top flow CPU cooler

Diagonally arranged fins provide perfect airflow to all surrounding components

Glinde, 13th June - be quiet!, the market leader in PC power supplies in Germany for eleven consecutive years*, adds a new top flow CPU cooler to its current portfolio of cooling products. Shadow Rock TF 2, the follow-up to be quiet!’s successful Shadow Rock TopFlow, adds several optimizations that significantly improve upon its predecessor’s cooling potential. With its low-profile design and supported TDP of 160W, Shadow Rock TF 2 is ideal for powerful compact PC systems requiring extensive cooling.

Efficient, silent cooling with direct contact between fins and baseplate

Five 6mm high-performance copper heat pipes are designed with aluminum caps at the ends, enhancing Shadow Rock TF 2’s clean modern look. Overall cooling performance is improved significantly by a complete redesign of the cooling fins - direct connections between fins and base plate support faster heat dissipation. As a result, Shadow Rock TF 2 cools down the CPU significantly better than its predecessor at a similar TDP rating of 160W. Additional cooling support comes from a 135mm silence-optimized be quiet! fan using a durable rifle bearing, airflow-optimized fan blades and a design producing sound pressure levels up to 24.4dB(A) at the maximum of 1,400 revolutions per minute.

Intelligent, compact top flow design allows maximum compatibility

At a height of just 112mm (including fan), the Shadow Rock TF 2 is ideal for cooling powerful PCs that have limited space. Small, diagonally arranged fins spread airflow to all components surrounding the CPU socket, adding significant cooling support for PCs case fans, an often overlooked, but important aspect for many smaller systems. Shadow Rock TF 2 includes mounting kits for all Intel- and AMD-based sockets, including AM4.

Unmatched craftsmanship and affordable price

Shadow Rock TF 2’s concept was designed and is quality controlled in Germany, offering the best mix of performance and price in the premium compact CPU cooler segment. be quiet! signs for the CPU cooler’s workmanship with its 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Available now, the Shadow Rock TF 2 top flow CPU cooler is priced at €60 / $60 / £54.99 MSRP.

*Source: GfK Panel Market Germany, sales units internal computer power supplies, January 2017

Press materials

Shadow Rock TF 2 datasheet [PDF, 1.93 MB]

Shadow Rock TF 2 product images [ZIP, 5.21 MB]

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Aaron Licht
Listan GmbH & Co. KG

Phone.: +49 40 736 7686 - 849
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Mobile: +49 176 19 03 19 82


About be quiet!

be quiet! is a premium brand of PC power supplies, PC cases and cooling solutions as well as the consistent PSU market leader in Germany since 2007*.

All conception, design and testing is done with a German passion for quality and precision at our headquarters in Germany. Innovative engineering concepts, premium materials and world-class quality make be quiet! products among the most silent, reliable and powerful available.


*GfK data 2017

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