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MSI GEFORCE GTX 680 Lightning 2GB Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 26, 2012 4:37 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: MSI

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 levels are also really strong here. While sitting in the top half of the graph, we're still overall at a very good number that is lower than the reference overclocked GTX 680, which to keep in mind is clocked lower.

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