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HIS Radeon HD 6990 4GB and HD 6970 2GB Video Cards in CrossFireX - Sound Test

So you bought a HD 6970 2GB when it launched, and you're now wondering if you should partner it with a HD 6990 4GB? - We tell you if you should!

| AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 23, 2011 2:46 am
Manufacturer: HIS

Sound Tests

 

 

Pulling out the TES 1350A Sound Level Meter we find ourselves quickly yelling into the top of it to see how loud we can be.

 

After five minutes of that we get a bit more serious and place the device two CM away from the fan on the card to find the maximum noise level of the card when idle (2D mode) and in load (3D mode).

 

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Noise levels aren't too bad, but of course it's the HD 6990 making most of the noise and not the HD 6970.

 

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