By now we all know that Germany Magazine ComputerBuld has already got their hands on begun unit of Playstation 4 and has already started analysing it.
Recently one of the hot topic on internet about Playstation 4 was its “Noise Level”. The magazine has measured PS4 Debut unit noise level while navigating the system menu and compared it to the original PS3.
NOTE FROM EDITOR: For those who are unaware of, a sone is a unit of perceived loudness
Here are the result:
After 10 minutes of operation
- PS3: 0.83 sone
- PS4: 0.815 sone
According to the magazine, a “slight noise” is audible from 40cm (= 15.75 inches) distance.
After 60 minutes of operation
- PS3: 2.1 sone
- PS4: 0.83 sone
Few Image below showcasing the above comparison. These images was taken from a live streaming event: