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ATI Radeon HD 5550 512MB GDDR5 Video Card - Sound Test

ATI slap some GDDR5 on the HD 5550. Is it more than just a bit of cheap makeup? - Let's fire up the testbed with it and see.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 24, 2010 5:18 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: ATI

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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Fan noise isn't too bad at all; it sits where most cards do.

 

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