Review : be quiet! DC2 PRO Thermal Paste


The test configuration:

Here is the configuration that will be used for the test:

  • Motherboard : Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Tachyon (BIOS Z790 Tachyon X6V)
  • Processor : INTEL CORE I5 13600KF with ILM Thermalright
  • Memory : 2x16gb SK Hynix A die
  • Graphics Card: Gainward RTX 4090 Phantom
  • Cooling system : Watercool Heatkiller IV PRO + MO-RA3 420
  • SSD : Western Digital SN850 500gb
  • Power supply : be quiet ! Dark Power Pro 12 1200W
  • Operating system : Windows 11 64 bits (version 21H2)
  • Screen : Millenium MD34-PRO V2

The cooling is assured by a Watercool MO-RA3 420 radiator ventilated by nine Arctic P14. The pump used is a Watercool D5 PWM mounted on a Watercool Heakiller D5 200mm tube tank. The whole system is controlled by an Aquacomputer Octo and an Aquacomputer high flow USB meter.