Home / Tech News / Featured Tech Reviews / Gladiator Apocalypse Mid-Tower Gaming PC Review

Gladiator Apocalypse Mid-Tower Gaming PC Review

We measure acoustics performance using an iPhone app called Decibel10, measuring the background noise with the PC off, when idle, and when running 3dMark

.

KitGuru noise guide
10dBA – Normal Breathing/Rustling Leaves
20-25dBA – Whisper
30dBA – High Quality Computer fan
40dBA – A Bubbling Brook, or a Refrigerator
50dBA – Normal Conversation
60dBA – Laughter
70dBA – Vacuum Cleaner or Hairdryer
80dBA – City Traffic or a Garbage Disposal
90dBA – Motorcycle or Lawnmower
100dBA – MP3 player at maximum output
110dBA – Orchestra
120dBA – Front row rock concert/Jet Engine
130dBA – Threshold of Pain
140dBA – Military Jet takeoff/Gunshot (close range)
160dBA – Instant Perforation of eardrum

aria_graph_acoustic

The results show superbly low noise levels, thanks to the Asus Strix GTX 970, where the extra thermal headroom of the cooler is used not to simply increase clock speeds but for lower fan speeds, resulting in quieter operation.

Become a Patron!

Check Also

Patriot VIPER Gaming V550 and V551 Gaming Mice Review

The V550, which is an ambidextrous mouse, and the V551 that's designed for the right-handed user.