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be quiet! Straight Power 10 700W Review

Posted October 17, 2014 by Jake in Cases & PSU




Unique styling; Modular; Great performance; Very quiet


Availability in North America; Expensive against competitors
Great combination of pleasing minimalist aesthetics, solid build quality, and very good performance, though it's a bit on the expensive side.
by Jake
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Features and Specifications

From be quiet!:

“be quiet! Straight Power 10 700W provides a new level of silent performance for systems that demand whisper-quiet operation without facing the slightest compromise in power quality. Our German team has updated and designed even more premium features into this generation of the Straight Power series, which make the Straight Power 10 700W more silent than ever and a clear ‘Best Choice’ for new systems and as a replacement in existing systems.”


  • Virtually inaudible operation achieved through a broad array of meticulous optimizations, including the use of a be quiet! SilentWings® 3 135mm fan
  • SilentWings 3 fan features an advanced fan frame, an airflow-optimized fan blade, fluid-dynamic bearing with copper core and a high-quality 6-pole motor for less vibration
  • The funnel-shaped fan opening of the PSU case is significant big and allows high airflow intake
  • 700 Watts of continuous power with stable four 12V-rail design
  • 80PLUS Gold certification and up to 93% power conversion efficiency
  • Sleeved cable lengths for improved cooling and more attractive appearance
  • NVIDIA SLI Ready and AMD CrossFireX certifications allow you to build powerful Multi-GPU systems with confidence
  • Product conception, design and quality control in Germany
  • 5 year warranty


  • Dimensions: 160 x 150 x 86mm
  • Voltage/Frequence: 100 – 240Vac / 50 – 60Hz
  • Fan Size: 135mm
  • Noise Levels (dBA) at 20 / 50 / 100% load: 10.6 / 11.9 / 23.1
  • Efficiency: up to 93%
  • 12V rails: 4
  • Active PFC: Yes
  • Protections: OCP, OVP, UVP, SCP, OPP, OTP
  • Certifications: 80PLUS Gold, AMD CrossfireX, Nvidia SLI
  • Lifetime of fan at 25C: 100,000 hours

The cables included are shown below:

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