Be quiet Silent Base 800 Review – Convince the first case of be quiet?





Be quiet Silent Base 800 has with the first housing are placed on the market. The German company has already proven very good power supplies and coolers to produce and wants success now expanding with enclosures. SB 800 was designed with silence and cooling as main features, notably the silence was successful. The housing makes little noise thanks to soundproof panels on the side panels and the front panel, but is therefore becoming slightly warmer than the competition. The ease of installation caused mixed feelings; the motherboard is easy to install, but the drives are a bit more work. Also, cable management is by a lack of eyelets for cable ties less neat. Silent Base 800 does not score the most points everywhere, but for a first attempt to be quiet has built a good case.

Nice quiet
Reasonable cooling
Water Cooling Options


Little place for cable ties
Limited SSD options
Firmly on the prize

Tweakers zegt: goed!
Price at time of publication: € 119, –

Around several traditional manufacturers of enclosures is the lately quieter than usual. We call an Antec or Cooler Master, who released it not very many new cases lately. In contrast, several manufacturers in recent years had a chance to win a spot on the housing market. Years ago, Corsair with its first housing and Fractal Design is pushing too pretty on the road with his Define cabinets.

Be Quiet Silent Base 800

It is therefore quite logical step for the German company to be quiet car also an enclosure. The company’s products include power supplies and coolers, and does so with success. In his homeland, the past few years the biggest seller of power supplies and CPU coolers from be quiet always scored well in comparative tests.

The expectations around this first be quiet enclosure, Silent Base 800, also are high. The housing is designed with the DNA of be quiet; Silent Base 800 must first be quiet and silence combine that with good cooling performance. We’ll see if the eastern neighbors that live up to promise.


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