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My computer makes beeping noises after start up?

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July 27, 2013 1:03:53 PM

Starting about a week ago my custom built gaming computer started beeping after start up. I would log in and it would beep a few times. I'm not sure if its the hdd or not because it seems to be coming more from the center of the computer then from the front where the hdd is located.
Sometimes its just one beep, sometimes its 4-6 times then it stops and happens again 30 seconds later. After 5 minutes all the beeping stops and my gaming computer works completely fine.

What i find strange though is that it doesn't do every single day. It just does it a majority of them.

Sorry this isn't very detailed guys. I really don't know what else to say. But if you need more information feel free to ask!
July 27, 2013 1:06:40 PM

Look up the motherboard manual. In there it will tell you what sequence of beeps is what component. Its telling you something is not to its liking but running anyway.
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July 27, 2013 1:07:27 PM

Some motherboards will beep if they detect CPU overheating.
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July 27, 2013 1:09:02 PM

My old a7n8x used to verbally say in a computerised voice ' memory failed power on self test' ! But it still worked for months.
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July 27, 2013 1:10:44 PM

smeezekitty said:
Some motherboards will beep if they detect CPU overheating.


Makes sense. Startup load etc.
Repaste cpu?
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