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ASUS Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU II 1GB Video Card Overclocked Review - Sound Test


By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 30, 2011 3:40 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: ASUS

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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What's so great about the DirectCU cooler, though, is the noise. You can just see the cards that sit at the bottom of the graph here; even with these DirectCU II cards overclocked you can see the noise levels are still outstanding.

 

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