Glinde, July 13, 2021 – be quiet!, the German manufacturer for premium PC components, is announcing its latest addition to the cooling portfolio with Shadow Rock Slim 2, an upgraded version of its predecessor Shadow Rock Slim with an optimized mounting kit for easy installation on all current Intel and AMD consumer sockets. Shadow Rock Slim 2 is the ideal cooling solution for compact systems where the balance between cooling performance and quietness is key. Its four high-performance heat pipes give Shadow Rock Slim 2 an impressive cooling capacity of up to 160W TDP.

Impressive premium cooling solution for compact systems

The compact single-tower Shadow Rock Slim 2 has four 6mm high-performance copper heat pipes with direct touch (HDT) to absorb the CPU heat directly. The heatsink is coupled with a silence-optimized 135mm be quiet! PWM fan with nine airflow-optimized blades and durable rifle-bearing technology, boasting a low overall noise of 23.7 dB(A) at 100% fan speed. This results in an impressive cooling performance for processors with up to 160 watts TDP, making the Shadow Rock Slim 2 a premium solution for users who need powerful yet silent cooling for their compact systems or systems with tall RAM modules.

Elegant design and easy mounting

A brushed aluminum top cover and aluminum heat pipe caps add a touch of elegance to this premium cooler. Compared to its predecessor, Shadow Rock Slim 2 features an optimized mounting kit which makes for an easier installation and offers compatibility with all current Intel and AMD consumer sockets. It also allows the user to easily access their memory modules after installation in the PC case, making memory upgrades a breeze. Shadow Rock Slim 2 supports installing a second fan at the rear with the included fan clips. be quiet! offers a three-year manufacturer’s warranty on Shadow Rock Slim 2.

Shadow Rock Slim 2 is available from July 27 at a recommended retail price (MSRP) of $45.90 / €45.90 / £43.99.