be quiet! Pure Base 500



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.


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Packaging and accessories

The Pure Base 500 is delivered in a regular cardboard box with single color graphics. The front side of the packaging has a profile photo of the case printed above the main features of the product.


The sides of the box offer the complete technical specifications of the product. The other side presents the main features of the Pure Base 500 in different languages.


The back side of the packaging features a diagram which presents the components of the case alongside its accessories. Each removable component of the case has a brief description on the right side. In addition, the description of the manufacturer is printed on all sides in different languages.


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


The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x Manual
– Adaptor for motherboard standoff
– Additional top panel
– 13x Screws (PSU & motherboard)
– 12x Screws (M3 for SSD)
– 8x Screw (for HDD)
– 4x Velcro ties
– 6x Zip ties



Model: Pure Base 500
Colors available: Black, White, Metallic Gray
Warranty: 3 Years
Materials: ABS, SECC, Tempered Glass
Motherboard Support: Mini ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX.
Weight: 6.95 kg
Dimensions L x W x H: 450 x 232 x 463mm
Expansion Slots: 7x
Drive Bays:
– 5x – 2.5″
– 2x – 3.5″
Front I/O:
– 1x Headphone
– 1x Microphone
– 2x USB 3.0
Cooling System:
Pre-Installed Fans:
– Front: 1x be quiet Pure Wings 2 140mm;
– Rear: 1x be quiet Pure Wings 2 140mm.
Optional Fans:
– Front: 2x 140, 3x 120(1x 140mm fan already installed);
– Top: 2x 140, 2x 120;
Water cooling compatibility:
– Front – 120, 140, 240, 280, 360mm;
– Top – 120, 140, 240nn;
– Rear – 120, 140 mm.
– CPU coolers up to 190mm in height;
– Graphics cards up to 369 mm in length;
– PSU: 258/225 mm (position of HDD cage installed).
Dust Filtering:
– 1x Bottom removable filter;
– 1x Top magnetic removable filter.
– 2x Front side removable filters.


– Exchangeable top cover for silent or high-performance systems
– Two preinstalled Pure Wings 2 140mm fans
– Insulation mats on the front, sides and the regular top cover
– Water cooling ready for radiators of up to 360mm
– Generous space for high-end graphics cards and large coolers
– Various options to install up to five SSDs in total
– PSU shroud and smart cable routing options provide a neat interior
– Easy PSU installation from the back of the case

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