I've just had my new pc delivered and after putting it all together i'm recieved a single and continuous beeping sound from the mobo. i've tried taking the memory out, putting it back in, trying them in different slots and tried them one at a time and there's still the beeping noise. Any suggestions as to what else i can try or what other problem it could be?
My mobo is the Asus P6X58D-E and memory is the Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz XMS3.
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Can you test the RAMs in another system ? because one long beep is mostly because of RAM,and its recommended to re-seat them and test with one module,which you already have done.
Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately I don't have another system I could test them on. My old pc uses RAMBUS.
A little additional information, the DRAM LED on the mobo is lit up when I turn it on. when i press the MemOK! switch it turns off until i let go. the DRAM LED flashes twice slowly and then it goes off completely. The beeping sound still rings..
I should have been a little more clearer with the beeping sound. It was a high pitched beeping noise with actually came from the graphics card. I solved the problem by connecting two power leads into the card. I didn't realise it actually needed both... gah such a stupid mistake.
In short, I have now fixed my pc and the long continuous "high" pitched sound was from the graphics card, not the motherboard.