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be quiet! Pure Base 500

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The Pure Base family of be quiet! products offers German quality and engineering for the masses at attractive price points. The company focuses on functionality instead of frills, and the be quiet! Pure Base 500 is their take on what a mass-market enclosure should provide.

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>$85 MSRP. Let that sink in. For that price, you get two 140 mm retail grade fans
Uhm, i think you might be paying a bit too much for your fans.
 
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>$85 MSRP. Let that sink in. For that price, you get two 140 mm retail grade fans
Uhm, i think you might be paying a bit too much for your fans.
Buy the case, sell the fans, profit.
 
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>$85 MSRP. Let that sink in. For that price, you get two 140 mm retail grade fans
Uhm, i think you might be paying a bit too much for your fans.
Considering 140mm Pure Wing 2s go around 13USD, then the case is not bad for the rest of the money. Although I would've liked a mesh front version better.
 
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Considering 140mm Pure Wing 2s go around 13USD, then the case is not bad for the rest of the money. Although I would've liked a mesh front version better.
26 usd is a far cry from 85 usd however.

I want to know what fans he uses that costs 42.5 USD per fan lol
 
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actually i like this one, solid hdd tray than flimsy and plastic tray
 
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Bequiet announced this case as compact atx case.I was hoping for more meshify c / define c, type of a case regarding dimensions.
 

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Interesting little case. I may actually consider this for my next build. My current, venerable case is a sibling of SPCR's P180.

Although I would've liked a mesh front version better.
That's a no-go for a quiet-focused case.
 
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YO WHERE MY TEMPERATURE AND NOISE TESTING AT BRUH?
Yep the fact that TechPowerUp dont test for these means every closed front panel case lacks the obvious question -how does it stiffle the airflow? Without this every case looks nice and promising...
 
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Interesting little case. I may actually consider this for my next build. My current, venerable case is a sibling of SPCR's P180.


That's a no-go for a quiet-focused case.
Going for low noise while having terrible thermals due to very restricted airflow is a though sell. Fans tend run at higher rpm making more noise if the stuff inside gets hotter.
What do you think how much noise dampening do you need to counter act about +10-15°C?
 
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