be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler Review

When I think of be quiet! CPU Cooler their Dark Rock Pro series comes to mind. These coolers are made to handle the highest thermal loads and are quite large. Not everyone is going to need this type of cooling and for that reason be quiet! has released the Pure Rock CPU cooler. This cooler is designed for the essential or entry-level systems to provide a great price-to-performance ratio. The Pure Rock has a single tower design that should not interfere with memory or other components, four 6 mm copper heatpipes and a 120 mm cooling fan. Let’s see what this cooler can do!

Special thanks to be quiet! for providing us with the Pure Rock CPU cooler to review!


The Pure Rock CPU Cooler comes in be quiet’s typical retail packaging. On the front it has a photo of the cooler and let’s us know the highest TDP that the cooler can handle, which is 130W.

be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

The back of the box gives us a full run-down of specifications as well as an overview of some of the main features of the cooler.

be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

Getting everything out of the box we have the Pure Rock heatsink, 120 mm cooling fan, mounting hardware for both the cooler and fan, and instructions.

be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

For a full unboxing and overview of the Pure Rock be sure to check out our video below.

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