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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Vapor-X Video Card Review - Sound Test

The latest addition of the Vapor-X line is the HD 6870. We check out this variation from Sapphire and give you the low down.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 7, 2011 4:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: SapphireTech

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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At load the card runs just a little louder than the normal HD 6870. Idle noise is fantastic, though, with it being near silent.

 

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