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Gainward GEFORCE GTX 680 2GB Phantom Video Card Review - Sound Test

Gainward expands the Phantom series with the new high-end GEFORCE GTX 680 from NVIDIA. We check the model out and see what this video card can do.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 29, 2012 2:50 pm
TweakTown Rating: 97%      Manufacturer: Gainward

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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Noise is something that Gainward are really trying to highlight with this model and you can see the numbers look very good coming in just over 60dB at load.

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