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be quiet! Dark Base 701 Black Mid-Tower Case - White

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Maximum airflow and usability

Dark Base 701 Black makes no compromises in performance and is designed for easy handling with its outstanding usability.

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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.

Dark Base 701 at a Glance

  • 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

Dark Base 701 Specification

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

Environmental directives


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
RRP (£)199.95
Drive Bays
3.5 inch internal drive bay 5
2.5 inch internal drive bay 3
Hot swap drive bays No
Primary Colour White
Fan main colour (cage) White
Fan main colour (rotor) White
Case Type Midi tower
Expansion Slots
Expansion slots / PCI slots 10
Materials ABS, Steel, Tempered Glass
Internal Dimensions
Max. CPU Cooler Height 185 mm
Max. GPU Lenght 415 mm
Max. PSU Length / Depth 260 mm
Inner Volume 73.58 l
Housing feedthrough No
Lighting Yes
Fan / RGB control Yes
Lighting Colour RGB
Set No
Power Supply
PSU included No
PSU format ATX
Power Supply Position rear bottom
Case Features
I/O position Front
Side panel with window
Front door Yes
Cable Management Yes
Display Included No
Filters included Yes
Noise dampening Yes
Mainboard slide / tray No
Remote included No
Transport system No
Radiator Support
Max. Radiator Compatibility 360
Motherboard Support
Compatible motherboard formats E-ATX, Mini-ATX, ATX, Micro-ATX
Max. Motherboard Format E-ATX
Additional Contents
Included fans 3x 140 mm
Width 249 mm
Depth 565 mm
Height 495 mm
Weight 12.8 kg
External Ports
USB 3.1 (external) Type C 1
USB 3.0 (external) Type A 2
Audio outputs & inputs 1x output + 1x input (3.5 mm jack, 3-pin, TRS)
Card reader No
Fan Support
120 mm fans 8
140 mm fans 8
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