I found the next questions:
Muffle magnitude difference
Is there any way to fully silence my heavy armor?
Does heavy armour penalize sneaking when i cast muffle?
But none of them talks about the actual noise. Can you really hear it? Maybe i'm deaf but i haven't heard any noise when i use heavy armor. (Playing on XBox, hometheater LG 5.1 (normal volume: 8) and a 3D screen LG 50")

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    its not so much that YOU hear it. it's the enemy AI. If you sneak while wearing heavy armor, you will be detected at a much shorter distance than if you wear cloth. how much the distance difference is. I don't know. – Rapitor Nov 13 '13 at 15:21
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    @JLaBella Wouldn't it be you are detected at a longer distance? The way you have it worded sounds like you need to be closer in heavy armor to be detected. Which is, obviously, the opposite. – VanBuzzKill Nov 13 '13 at 16:15
  • @JLaBella Would sure have been nice if you posted that as an answer. – obskyr Nov 13 '13 at 16:15
  • @LpSamuelm I didn't have it has an answer because I don't have any hard facts to back it. just speculation. – Rapitor Nov 13 '13 at 16:21
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    @JLaBella I wouldn't call that speculation. That's just basic "how stealth works". – SevenSidedDie Nov 13 '13 at 16:25

The stealth system in Skyrim doesn't matter much about what you hear, but what the AI hears. When you are in heavy armor you are much louder and AI detects you at a longer distance than if you were in just cloth.

Muffle decreases this detection distance as the other questions you linked explain.

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