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AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB Reference Video Card Review - Sound Test

AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB Reference Video Card Review

The last major piece to the R series of video cards is released today with the new AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB. Let's dive in now and examine it. (NYSE:AMD)

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 5, 2013 11:57 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%      Manufacturer: AMD

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 on the new R9 290 4GB aren't as aggressive and you can see we're sitting towards the middle of the pack in this case.

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