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New be quiet! products Announced at Computex 2015

Notable German manufacturer be quiet! was present at Computex 2015 to showcase their most recent as well as upcoming products that will be coming out in the next few weeks and months. The company known primarily for their extremely low-noise product line will have a brand new updated Pure Wings 2 fan and Silent Wings 3 fan series, but also will present to the market an expanded chassis lineup and an update to their high-end Dark Power Pro power supply series. For more information and photos, check out the specifications sheet below:


With it‘s PWM version be quiet! complete the well known Pure Wings 2 series. The Pure Wings 2 PWM fans are controlled by motherboard and even under maximum speed the fans feature a quiet operation. They‘re especially recommended for use in water cooling or air cooling builds. The Pure Wings 2 fans offer a great price performance ratio.

  • Launch September
  • PWM – Pressure Optimized (CPU cooling, radiator from water cooling)
  • 140mm / 1000 rpm / 11,40€
  • 120mm / 1500rpm / 10,90€
  • 92mm / 1900rpm / 10,40€
  • 80mm / 1900rpm / 9,40€


With SilentWings 3, be quiet! introduces the third generation of the award winning case fan series. During years of development, especially one demand was important: Reaching higher performance at the same volume. The goal was achieved with one of the newest features: the new fan frame with funnel-shaped fan intake and the revised SilentWings fan blades provide more air flow and pressure. A 6-pole motor and the new motor IC allow for quieter and vibration reduced operation as well as less power consumption. Additionally the new mounting system allows for easier installation on water-cooling and air-cooling systems. The new features make SilentWings 3 especially recommended for use in these systems.

  • Launch October
  • Higher airflow & air pressure at the same low noise levels as SW2
  • Low power consumption 6-pole motor
  • New motor IC for less switching noise
  • Enhanced airflow fan frame design
  • Universal mounting system for case walls, CPU coolers and water cooling radiators
  • 140mm PWM / 1000rpm / 22,90€
  • 120mm PWM / 1500rpm / 21,90€
  • 140mm / 1000rpm / 21,90€
  • 120mm / 1500rpm / 20,90€


  • Launch July
  • Available colors: Orange – Black – Silver
  • All the features of the Silent Base 800
  • MSRP 149€ / US$149


  • Launch October
  • Available colors: Orange – Black – Silver
  • All air intakes have filters
  • HDDs with rubber mounting against vibrations
  • Noise insulation mats on side panel (version w/o window)
  • Noise dampening double-glazed window
  • Integrated 3-step fan controller
  • MSRP : Standard version 110€ / US$99 o Window version 125€ / US$115
  • Front I/O: 2x USB 3.0 / 2x USB 2.0 / HD Audio (In/Out) / Fan controller
  • Maximum dimensions: CPU cooler up to 170mm / PSU up to 290mm / VGA cards up to 400mm
  • Drive bays: 3x 5.25” external, 3x 3.5” Internal, 3x 2.5” internal
  • Cooling:
    • Pre-installed:Pure Wings 2 140mm (front), Pure Wings 2 120mm (back)
    • Optional: 2x 120/140mm (top), 1x 140/120mm (bottom), 1x 140mm (front), 1x 120mm (side panel)
    • Radiators: 140/120mm (front), 280/240mm (top), 120mm (back)


  • Virtually inaudible SilentWings 3 135mm fan
  • 80 PLUS Platinum efficiency
  • Most advanced Dark Power Pro we have ever built
  • Overclocking Key for multi or single 12V rail
  • Wattages: 1200W, 1000W, 850W, 750W, 650W, 550W


  • High cooling performance
  • Pure Wings 2 PWM 120mm
  • Very low profile design
  • 130W TDP


  • Extremely high cooling performance
  • Two pre-installed SilentWings PWM 135mm fans
  • 6-pole motor fans
  • 220W TDP

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