be quiet! Silent Base 800 Review

Published by Luca Rocchi on 12.03.15
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Product overview



The Silent Base 800 features a simple and neat design. be quiet! manufactures this case from high quality metal and plastic. The front door comes with a black panel which covers three 5.25" slots located at the top of the case as well as two front fans. There are also removable and washable dust filters, which have been placed on a plastic frame. In these frames be quiet! hides one 140 millimeter fan each. The door and both side panels, are equipped with thick sound-absorbing material, which has become a trademark for every silent cases. The I/O panel features two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 ports, the power and reset buttons as well as the standard audio jacks. On both sides of the front panel there are a few small openings, which allow the front fans to pull fresh air into the case. The side panels, even if they look quite simple, are actually the most important piece of the soundproofing system as they've both been equipped with soundproofing material, which is actually pretty heavy and does a good job at absorbing noise.
The back panel is simple and you get seven PCI expansion slots, the opening for the motherboard I/O panel, a 120mm fan slot and the opening for a standard ATX power supply. Underneath the case there are two plastic supports which ensure that the PSU can suck in enough fresh air to never run hot.


Page 1 - Introduction Page 5 - Installation
Page 2 - Preview Page 6 - Ventilation options
Page 3 - Bundle Page 7 - Conclusion
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