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Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT (Tahiti LE) 2GB with Boost Overclocked Video Card Review - Sound Test

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT (Tahiti LE) 2GB with Boost Overclocked Video Card Review

We take a look at our second Tahiti LE based AMD Radeon HD 7870 video card and overclock it this time as well to see what's on offer.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Sapphire Tech

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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The good thing is those aggressive temperature numbers don't come at the cost of a lot of noise as this video card really sits towards the bottom of the pack.

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