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Beeping issue I got from a free system.

Jan 18, 2006
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System Name Air Cooled Caselabs BH8
Processor Intel Coffee Lake 8700K @ 4.7
Motherboard MSI Gaming M5
Cooling Noctua D15s, 5x 140mm Noctua Chromax, 1x 120mm Noctua Chromax, 2x 80mm Noctua fans
Memory G. Skill Trident Z RGB series 3200mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS STRIX GTX 1080
Storage Samsung EVO 840 250gb SSD, Samung EVO PRO 256gb SSD, 2 TB WD Black Edition HDD.
Display(s) 24" Asus Gaming ROG 144hz
Case Black Caselabs BH8
Power Supply 850w EVGA SuperNOVA G2 Gold PSU with individually sleeved black cables
Mouse Logitech Wireless G403
Keyboard Corsair Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Software Windows 10
As some people may know I got a free amd athalon xp system with a fx5900, also a 40 gig Hard drive, and around 712ram something like that. It's a compaq Presario 6000 upped with some stuff.

First thing that was an issue was that you'd have to put a huge fan right next to the pc with no door, it overheated. I cleaned off the surface of the stock Heatsink, put as5 on and it seems to run cool (Cant tell yet). Fixed this issue.

Second thing, I booted it up, and it said "start windows normally" so I hit that, then it shut down and would start up again, and die in 4 seconds, So I hit the power button and it kept doing that, so I took the heatsink off to see if I may of crushed the core, I put it back on When everything looked fine, and it worked? Odd? Fixed this issue.

The next issue is this beep, It makes a beeping sound about every 3 seconds, and a never ending chain of those beeps in a 3 seconds time frame. So I tried other ram, tried another gpu, even took of the heatsink and put it back on, unplugged some stuff. I also switched jumpers from one side to another...Still nothing...I have been told it' a dead mobo (can't be it was working before for about 3 years, I even saw it get to windows). Any other suggestions? Not fixed


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Oct 28, 2005
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In banjo's Goats.
Processor Turion 64 ML-34 1.8Ghz
Motherboard Compaq Laptop Mobo
Cooling Stock Compaq Laptop Fan
Memory 1x 256 DDR333
Video Card(s) Radeon 200m
Storage 40GB 5200RPM HP
Display(s) Stock Laptop LCD
Case Laptop Case
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek
Power Supply Stock Laptop Powerbrick
Software Windows XP Pro
Your mobo, processor, or psu has given out.
Dec 17, 2005
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System Name The Green Lantern Core
Processor X5675@4.8Ghz|Intel Core i7 920 2.66 @ 4.48Ghz
Motherboard ASUS P6T Deluxe LGA 1366 Intel X58
Cooling Thermalright True Black Ultra-120 Extreme | pk-3
Memory 16Gb Trident DDR3 2400Mhz@2095Mhz | 10-9-10-20
Video Card(s) X1800xt | BFG GTX 280 Fact. O/C
Storage 3XVertex 4 128gb RAID 0
Display(s) 3xDell fpw 2005 20.1" 3150x1680
Case Tt Black Armor
Audio Device(s) Creative X-FI Fatality platinum | Extrememusic x-fi
Power Supply XION AXP Lan-Party Edition 1000w modular
Benchmark Scores 9260-8i blows
I had the same exact prob with my asus a8r-mvp mobo, RMA-ed it pc worked perfectly. its most likely your mobo, but possibly your psu
Mar 12, 2006
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Processor Core 2 E8400 @ 3.825 with 1.27 volts
Motherboard ABIT IP35-E
Cooling af7 pro, 2 Case Fans (af12 + af8)
Memory 2x1GB G.Skill HZ ddr2 900
Video Card(s) EVGA G92 8800GTS 512, 745/1860/1050 daily
Storage Western Digital Caviar 250GB
Display(s) SAMSUNG 226BW 22" Widescreen
Case X DREAMER II (BLUE) with window
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Xtrememusic OEM Card
Power Supply Corsair HX 520
Software Don't get me started...
Benchmark Scores Super pi 1m @ 4ghz = 12.5 seconds @ 3.6ghz = 13.9 seconds
did u try reflashing the bios o_O