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be quiet! Dark Base 701 Full Tower Gaming PC Case, Black, 3 pre-installed Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed fans, ARGB lighting with integrated ARGB controller, 3-year manufacturer's warranty

Original price £231.99 - Original price £231.99
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  • Form Factor: Full Tower
  • Motherboard Support: E-ATX / ATX / M-ATX/ Mini-ITX
  • PSU: None
  • Case Colour: Black
  • LED Colour: Addressable RGB
  • USB 3.0: 3
  • Side Panel: Tempered Glass

Maximum airflow and usability

Dark Base 701 Black makes no compromises in performance and is designed for easy handling with its outstanding usability. Subtle ARGB illumination perfectly rounds up this high-end case.

  • Open mesh design for highest airflow and performance
  • 3 pre-installed Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed fans offer maximum performance
  • Fan controller with PWM motherboard sync option
  • PWM and ARGB Hub for up to 8 PWM fans and 2 ARGB components
  • ARGB lighting with integrated ARGB controller for a stunning look
  • Exceptional usability with easily accessible features such as removable fan- and radiator brackets in the top and front
  • Versatile motherboard tray for an inverted layout option
  • Simple and tool-less installation of HDDs and SSDs
  • Cable routing channels for professional cable management and a neat interior
  • Tempered glass side window allowing a superb view of the PC components
  • 3-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Product conception, design and quality control in Germany

General data
ModelDark Base 701 Black
Color optionBlack
Motherboard compatibilityE-ATX (30.5 x 27.5cm), ATX, M-ATX, Mini-ITX
Case size excl. stands (L x W x H), (mm)565 x 249 x 495
Case size incl. stands (L x W x H), (mm)565 x 249 x 523
Volume (l)69.64
PSU form factorATX PS/2
Weight (kg)12.8
Expansion slots7 + 3

Pre-installed fans
Fan at top1x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed
Fan at front1x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed
Fan at side-
Fan at rear1x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed
Fan at bottom-
Dimensions (L x W x H), (mm)Front: 140 x 140 x 25 / Rear: 140 x 140 x 25 / Top: 140 x 140 x 25
Fan speed at 100% PWM / 12V (rpm)1900
Airflow at 100% PWM / 12V (cfm / m3/h)78.4 / 133.2
Air pressure at 100% PWM / 12V (mm H2O)2.36
Noise level at 100% PWM / 12V (dB(A))29.3
Voltage range (V DC)12
Input power (W)4.8
Input current (A)0.4
Connector4-pin PWM
Lifespan (h / 25°C)300,000
Fan controllerPWM and ARGB Hub

Maximum fan installation
Maximum fans8
Top (mm)3x 140 / 3x 120
Front (mm)3x 140 / 3x 120
Side (mm)-
Rear (mm)1x 140 / 1x 120
Bottom (mm)1x 140 / 1x 120
PSU shroud-

Optional radiator installation
Top (mm)120 / 140 / 240 / 280 / 360
Front (mm)120 / 140 / 240 / 280 / 360
Side (mm)-
Rear (mm)120
Bottom (mm)-
PSU compatibility
Maximum dimensions excl. bottom fan (mm)260
Maximum dimensions incl. bottom fan (mm)260

Graphics card
HDD cage (in height of graphics card) installed (mm)415
HDD cage (in height of graphics card) removed (mm)415
Maximum PCIe slots with vertical graphics card (pcs.)3
Drive bay capacity
5.25 bays (pcs.)-
3.5 slots (scope of delivery)3
3.5 slots (max.)5
2.5 slots (scope of delivery)2
2.5 slots (max.)3

Cooling height of CPU cooler unit (mm)185
Airflow channelFront / Top / Rear / Bottom
LED illumination?
LEDs (pcs.)48
LED typeARGB - 5V
LEDs synchronizable with controller/motherboard?

I/O Panel
USB 3.2 Gen. 2 Type C1
USB 3.2 Type A2
USB 2.0-
HD Audio I/OMic + Audio
Qi charger / Quick Charging Option-
Insulation and damping
Top panel insulation mats-
Front panel insulation mats-
Side panel insulation mats?
Anti-vibration decoupled HDD?
Anti-vibration decoupled fan?
Anti-vibration decoupled PSU?
Anti-vibration decoupled motherboard-tray?

Removeable dust filters
Top coverSteel
Front panelSteel
Side panelGlas
Side panel windowSteel
Safety certification
ApprovalsCE, UKCA

Scope of delivery
Screw set (Drives/Motherboard)
Additional standoffs (pcs.)1 (for E-ATX)
SSD bracket for PSU shroud-
LED strips (pcs.)-
Cable ties (pcs.)9 (Velcro)
Screw box-
VGA holder-
VGA holder for inverted layout-
Mesh Front Panel?
ODD Bracket-
Fan / Radiator bracket for multi mounting panel-

Warranty (Years)3
International hotline / free of charge? / DE, FR
Logistics data and RRP
Article numberBGW58
EAN code4260052190654
Dimensions, package (L x W x H), (mm)594 x 343 x 670
Gross weight, package (kg)15.5
Pieces per packaging unit1

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