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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. Subtle ARGB illumination perfectly rounds up this high-end case.

  • Open mesh design for high 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 
  • Versatile motherboard tray enables an inverted layout
  • Tempered glass side window allowing a superb view

For all who strive for maximum airflow – be it with water-cooled or air-cooled systems – Dark Base 701 Black with its extremely air-permeable front and top cover is the right choice.

Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed makes no compromise between maximum performance and virtually inaudible operation. Its extraordinary air pressure significantly increases the cooling performance of
Dark Base 701 Black.


Versatility for everyone

Dark Base 701 Black is designed for users of all experience levels. The case features a bracket on the top and front for a convenient installation of fans and radiators. Drives can be installed tool-less with just a few steps. Both PC building veterans and first-time builders will appreciate the time-saving inversion of the system, while admirers of a neat interior will embrace the smart cable routing options. Enjoyers of vertical graphics card installation can use one of the vertical PCI slots with an optional riser cable.


Your water-cooling playground

Dark Base 701 Black sets almost no limits to your creativity. With its huge dimensions and radiator compatibility up to 360mm, you can consider Dark Base 701 Black your playground – and home for your individual custom water-cooling loop.


Hubs for fans and ARGB devices

Dark Base 701 Black features a combined PWM and ARGB hub for up to 8 PWM fans and 2 additional ARGB devices. This PCB is located behind the motherboard tray and connects to the front I/O panel’s fan and ARGB controllers. The pre-installed fans are connected to the fan hub by default, so you have the case’s cooling setup under your control without having to rewire any cables.


A case that comes to stay

Dark Base 701 Black can be recognized as a be quiet! high-end case at first glance. Its bulky design sets a statement in each gaming room and makes clear: Dark Base 701 Black is here to stay. ARGB LEDs at the front panel offer multiple colors and modes to individualize the look of the case. You can optionally synchronize lighting with your motherboard or an ARGB controller.

"The iconic, beefy design of Dark Base 701 upgrades your gaming room instantly. As much as I love the cases look: what I actually appreciate most is its incredible performance."

Bryan Lu, Leader of PC Cases

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General data

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Case size incl. stands (L x W x H), (mm)-
Volume (l)-
PSU form factor-
Net weight (kg)-
Expansion slots-


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Pre-installed fans

Fan at top-
Fan at front-
Fan at side-
Fan at rear-
Fan at bottom-
Dimensions (L x W x H), (mm)-
Fan speed at 100% PWM / 12V (rpm)-
Airflow at 100% PWM / 12V (CFM / m3/h)-
Air Pressure at 100% PWM / 12V (mm H2O)-
Noise level at 100% PWM / 12V (dB(A))-
Voltage range (V DC)-
Input power (W)-
Input current (A)-
Lifespan (h / 25°C)-
Fan controller-

Maximum fan installation

Maximum fans-
Top (mm)-
Front (mm)-
Side (mm)-
Rear (mm)-
Bottom (mm)-
PSU shroud-

Optional radiator installation

Top (mm)-
Front (mm)-
Side (mm)-
Rear (mm)-
Bottom (mm)-

PSU compatibility

Maximum dimensions excl. bottom fan (mm)-
Maximum dimensions incl. bottom fan (mm)-

Graphics card

HDD cage (in height of graphics card) installed (mm)-
HDD cage (in height of graphics card) removed (mm)-
Maximum PCIe slots with vertical graphics card (pcs.)-

Drive bay capacity

5.25 bays (pcs.)-
3.5 slots (scope of delivery)-
3.5 slots (max.)-
2.5 slots (scope of delivery)-
2.5 slots (max.)-

Cooling height of CPU cooler unit (mm)-
Airflow channel-


LED illumination-
LEDs (pcs.)-
LED type-
LEDs synchronizable with controller/motherboard-

I/O Panel

USB 3.2 Gen. 2 Type C-
USB 3.2 Type A-
USB 2.0-
HD Audio I/O-
Qi charger / Quick Charging Option (W)-

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-

Scope of delivery

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

Removeable dust filters



Top cover-
Front panel-
Side panel-
Side panel window-

Safety certification


Environmental directives



Warranty (Years)-
International hotline / free of charge-

Logistics data and RRP

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