Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

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Lawrence Lee
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Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

Post by Lawrence Lee » Thu Apr 09, 2015 11:19 am


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Re: Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

Post by quest_for_silence » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:58 pm

Thank you again for keeping up the good work, Lawrence!
Regards,
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Re: Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

Post by Insulator » Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:23 pm

Thanks for the review. Just one comment - there are multiple references to the case being "hexagonal", but you mean octagonal surely? Just to be a pedant. :wink:

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Re: Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

Post by Zenphic » Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:48 pm

Excellent review.

Mildly disappointed with the results. I will have to re-consider my choice of a silent case and might go back to the Define R5, although I still suspect that the Silent Base 800 has superior anti-vibration HDD mounting.

I also wonder how the Silent Base would perform if the two top fan positions were populated by low-spinning 500-600RPM fans.
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