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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition OC Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 20, 2011 7:18 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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This is a really quiet running card. Considering the temperature it's outputting, it's quite a surprise. These new dual fan coolers from Sapphire have performed extremely well lately, though.

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