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HIS Radeon HD 6870 IceQ X TurboX Video Card Review - Sound Test

The HD 6870 from HIS gets both the IceQ X and TurboX treatment to create what looks to be one of the best HD 6870s we've tested. Let's find out for sure!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 31, 2011 3:56 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      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 on the card are fantastic and now HD 6870s come in quieter which is a real testament to the quality of the cooler.

 

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