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  • be quiet! Shadow Base 800 DX Review
  • be quiet! Shadow Base 800 DX Review



    The Base 800 series has been a staple of the be quiet! Line for years. Now the new Shadow Base 800 DX chassis elevates the design with a performance driven design focused around maximum airflow.

    The Shadow Base 800 DX targets both enthusiasts and gamers with plenty of room for components, an oversized tempered glass side window and integrated LED lighting. be quiet! Checks all the right boxes. Let’s find out if this is the case for you!

    be quiet! Offers the Shadow Base in three tiers. The Shadow Base FX sits at the top with three Light Wings fans up front to match the LED accent lighting, the DX has one less Pure Wings fan without lighting and the LED lighting up front, and the Base 800 which shares the same fan layout as the DX but has no LED lighting.

    Both the FX and DX models are offered in black or white. The base model only comes in black. We will be looking at the beautiful white DX with black accents.

    • Exceptionally high airflow thanks to an open mesh design
    • 3 Pure Wings 3 140mm PWM fans offer high airflow with quiet operation
    • Spacious design offers enough room for even the largest components
    • Subtle ARGB illumination with integrated ARGB controller
    • Simple and tool-less HDD and SSD installation
    • Easy to use cable bar for a tidy look
    • Tempered glass side window allows a superb view
    • Model: Shadow Base 800 DX White
    • Color option: White
    • Motherboard compatibility: E-ATX / ATX / M-ATX / Mini-ITX
    • Case size excl. stands (L x W x H), (mm): 550 x 247 x 503
    • Case size incl. stands (L x W x H), (mm): 550 x 247 x 522
    • Volume (l): 62.74
    • PSU form factor: ATX PS/2
    • Weight (kg): 11.8
    • Expansion slots: 7

    be quiet! has been manufacturing computer peripherals for over 10 years and is considered a premium manufacturer of both power supplies and PC cooling solutions.  As the number 1 power supplier in Germany, be quiet! is constantly voted the number 1 power supply manufacturer and top PC CPU cooler brand by top publications and trade shows.