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Computex 2019: New ATX Case and Power Supplies by be quiet!

be quiet! presents the latest enclosures and power supplies this week at Computex 2019 at booth J0509 on the ground floor of Nangang Exhibition hall 1. The German company, whose products are famous for highest reliability and extremely low volume, shows for the first time the ATX case Pure Base 500 and two power supplies: the Straight Power 11 Platinum and the system Power 9 CM.

Pure Base 500: Compact, highly functional

Pure Base 500 is the first compact ATX case from be quiet! Despite its handy dimensions, the case offers space for an ATX mainboard, radiators up to 360 millimeters long, high-end graphics cards, high coolers and up to 5 SSDs or 2 HDDs. be quiet! also has two Pure Wings 2 fans with 140 millimeters in diameter pre-installed to ensure quiet operation. This measure is supported by sound-absorbing material in the side panels and in the front. The highlight is the exchangeable top cover, which either supports quiet configurations or improves the cooling options. To facilitate installation, the cables can be routed behind the integrated power supply cover and SSD cover, while the power supply can easily be slid into the back of the enclosure using the supplied installation frame. The Pure Base 500 is available with a tempered glass window or with a soundproof side panel in the Black, Gray and White versions. This is the first case of be quiet! that will be available in several color options, except for limited special editions. The launch is planned for September.

Straight Power 11 Platinum: Premium Power Supply Efficiency Upgrade

The Straight Power 11 series offers best quality for systems that require whisper quiet operation with highest reliability. To better meet current market requirements, the new Straight Power 11 Platinum offers increased efficiency of up to 94 percent at 80 PLUS Platinum level. The Straight Power 11 Platinum starts and ends with higher watt classes than the standard version with 80 PLUS Gold efficiency, and ranges from 550 to 1200 watts. The power supply is expected to be released in November 2019.

System Power 9 CM: Small ATX power supply with detachable cables

The System Power 9 is the optimal power supply for the cost-conscious PC enthusiast. For the markets in Europe and Australia, be quiet! now presents a version of the dual-rail entry-level power supply with semi-modular wiring harness, which provides additional convenience during installation. The fixed 20+4 and P4+4 cables are black and sheathed, while the black removable cables for drives and PCI Express expansion cards are easy to install due to their flat profile. Despite its competitive price, the Power 9 CM system offers high efficiency with 80 PLUS Bronze certification at 230 Volt input voltage and the full range of protection circuits available. In addition, the Power 9 CM system achieves slightly better results in volume measurements than the variant with completely fixed cables. The available power classes range from 400 to 700 watts and the market launch is planned for July 2019.

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Simon Lüthje

I am co-founder of this blog and am very interested in everything that has to do with technology, but I also like to play games. I was born in Hamburg, but now I live in Berlin.

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