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XFX Radeon HD 7870 Black Edition 2GB Video Card Review - Sound Test

We check out the new Black Edition HD 7870 from XFX and see if the new series continues to impress.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 2, 2012 6:07 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: XFX

Sound Test

 

 

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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One of the main reasons we could see it run warmer is because the video card runs quiet.

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