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be quiet! Silent Base 800 Case Review

Promising “unique performance and usability,” the Silent Base 800 debuts the case line of power supply brand be quiet!

Conclusion

Larger on the outside and smaller on the inside than the DS1, design and style are the main reasons to choose the Silent Base 800. Its top panel radiator mount is a thing of beauty. However, cramped quarters for the motherboard and graphics card combine with a mildly uncompetitive price (by $20) to keep it out of award contention.

Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware, covering Cases, Memory and Motherboards. Follow him on Twitter @hardware_tom and follow us @tomshardware, on Facebook and on Google+.


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Thomas Soderstrom
Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.