be quiet! Dark Base 700

 

Introduction

Registered as a trademark of Listan GmbH & Co. KG in 2002, BeQuiet! is a brand who manufactures Power Supply units, CPU coolers, PC cases, and case fans. The main target groups for products in the BeQuiet! range are PC enthusiasts and gamers as well as smaller and larger PC integrators. The company’s headquarters is in Glinde, close to Hamburg. At the present time the company also has branches in Poland, Taiwan and China. The major market of the Be Quiet! brand is Europe.

 

Official product link:

https://www.bequiet.com/en/case/1203

 

Packaging and accessories

The Dark Base 700 is packaged in a cardboard box with a black background. The front side of the box has a profile photo of the case with the complete product name printed on the lower part. The main features of the case are listed on the lower part of the box with the manufacturer’s logo placed at the top.

 

The sides of the packaging have the complete technical specifications of the case. The other side feature the main characteristics of the product written in multiple languages.

 

The back side of the box has an in-depth presentation of the case. Each feature has a short description alongside a photo of it.

 

The internal packaging consists of two hard foam spacers. The case is covered by a synthetic black bag.

 

Accessories

The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x Manual
– 1x Storage drive cage
– 4x Storage cage rubber pads
– 8x Screws (M3 for SSD)
– 13x Screws (motherboard)
– 13x Screw (for HDD)
– 4x Radiator fan screws
– 6x Velcro ties

 

Specifications

Model: Dark Base 700
Colors available: Black, White
Warranty: 3 Years
Materials: ABS, SECC, Tempered Glass
Motherboard Support: Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX, E-ATX.
Weight: 13 kg
Dimensions L x W x H: 544 x 241 x 519mm
Expansion Slots: 7x
Drive Bays:
– 7x – 3.5″ (3 included)
– 17x – 2.5″ 3x 2.5″ mounts incl., 6x inside three 3.5″ trays included)
Front I/O:
– 1x Headphone
– 1x Microphone
– 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C
– 2x USB 3.0
– 2x USB 2.0
– 1x Fan controller
– 1x Power Button
– 1x RGB Button
Cooling System:
Pre-Installed Fans:
– Front: 1x be quiet Silent Wings 3 140mm;
– Rear: 1x be quiet Silent Wings 3 140mm.
Optional Fans:
– Front: 3x 140, 3x 120mm (1x 140mm fan already installed);
– Top: 3x 140, 3x 120mm;
– Bottom: 1x 120, 1x 140mm;
– PSU shroud: 1x 120, 1x 140mm.
Water cooling compatibility:
– Front – 120, 140, 240, 280, 360 mm;
– Top – 120, 240, 360 mm;
– Rear – 120, 140 mm.
Clearance:
– CPU coolers up to 180 mm in height;
– Graphics cards up to 430 mm in length without HDD Cage installed, or 286mm if installed;
– PSU: 240/285 mm (if bottom fan is installed).
Dust Filtering:
– 1x Bottom removable filter;
– 1x Front removable filter.

Features:

– Motherboard tray and HDD slots with enhanced possibilities for individual requirements;
– Two be quiet! Silent Wings 3 140mm PWM fans;
– 4-step dual-rail fan controller is switchable between Silence and Performance Mode;
– Ready for radiators up to 360mm;
– PSU shroud, ingenious cable routing and HDD slot covers for a neat interior;
– Fully windowed side panel from tinted and tempered glass;
– Exterior RGB LEDs with six switchable colors and motherboard control option;
– German product conception, design and quality control;
– Three-year manufacturer’s warranty.

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