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Sapphire Radeon HD 5550 512MB GDDR5 OC Video Card - Sound Test

Sapphire take the time to overclock the HD 5550 512MB GDDR5. We ask ourselves if it's a waste of time.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 28, 2010 5:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

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 sit in a fairly standard area.

 

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