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26 Aug 2011   #1
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 
Can not solve this one

Today I purchest a ASUS 560 DC and ANTEC 750w earthwatts, the thing I am having trouble with is that I hear the 1 beep on the POST and that's fine, however I get a contentious beep after that.... everything works fine I can boot into windows I installed the drivers did the windows experience thing boosted my score no problem.

Thing I have tried, resetting everything CPU, RAM, GPU, checked that the PCI-E power is connected (I need 2x6pins both are running off a different cable), if I take the RAM out it gives me the usual beep code.

I have also heard that its a GPU mobo beep code error, but the only thing I can think of the power is not connected to the GPU but it is.


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26 Aug 2011   #2
MvdB

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

Don't be offended for me checking but what exactly do you mean by:
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I get a contentious beep after t
Do you mean a continuous beep?

Your mobo comes with these beep codes:
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1 short: System boots successfully
2 short: CMOS setting error
1 long, 1 short: Memory or motherboard error
1 long, 2 short: Monitor or graphics card error
1 long, 3 short: Keyboard error
1 long, 9 short: BIOS ROM error
Continuous long beeps: Graphics card not inserted properly
Continuous short beeps: Power error
Any idea which one it is?
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26 Aug 2011   #3
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

As I sead before I get passed POST fine with 1 beep like normal then the Continuous (endless beep there is no patten) just keeps going.
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26 Aug 2011   #4
MvdB

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

re-seat the graphics card.
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26 Aug 2011   #5
kodi

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Take the side off and make sure that the beep is coming from the speaker and not from one of your fans.
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26 Aug 2011   #6
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Already tried a my previous graphic card no go the beeping is still there and the beeping is coming from the PC speaker.

UPDATE: Just blew the PCI-E and RAM shots out with the compressor and it seems to work fine atm, but the way 70C is too high for a Intel CPU right?
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27 Aug 2011   #7
MvdB

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

No.... some are ok up to 90% when on load... If that is the temp whilst IDLE... it is too hot.
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27 Aug 2011   #8
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Idle is 30-35c but at load the temp gets up to 70-74c
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27 Aug 2011   #9
MvdB

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

If that is a stable temp and it doesn't spike... + you checked airflow/fans etc.. then I wouldn't worry about it.
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27 Aug 2011   #10
kodi

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
Idle is 30-35c but at load the temp gets up to 70-74c
You have a Q6600 quad core and should run at 60c max, you need to look at your case and CPU cooling setup.
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