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January 22, 2013 3:47:55 PM

Hello everyone,

So I have a very unique problem that I can not figure out for the life of me. I have searched the internet for a month, asked friends, and tried every type of trouble shooting that I can think of. please keep in mind that I have built every gaming rig that I've owned since 1999.

Here is the problem. My PC beeps about 15 - 17 times when I first boot it up. It only does it once.... If I shut it down and turn it back, or If I put it to sleep and then awaken it it will not beep. However, if I leave it off for a long period of time, probably 8 hours or more then turn it back on, it will beep. The beeps are all the same tone until the last one which becomes very high pitched. I've change my ram, video cards, CPU and CPU cooler. Does anyone have any idea what may be causing this?

Ultra ChillTec Black Overclocking CPU Cooler - LGA 775/1366, AM2/AM2+/AM3

2 x G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-16GBXL

1 x GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

1 x AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor

1 x GIGABYTE GV-N660OC-2GD GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

900 watt SLI reasy power supply

4.8 TB Hard drives.

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January 22, 2013 3:57:36 PM

Try upgrading bios and load defaults. If you have after market cooler you need to ignoe low rpm on the fan...if you did that already try changing CMOS battery
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January 29, 2013 12:06:45 AM

I've updated the Bios, Have all fan warnings set to disabled, and put a new batter in. Still beeps when I turn it on. Here's the thing that puzzles me. It only does that serious of beeps Once, when I turn it on for the first time. It will not beep any time after that. I can shut it down or restart it and it will be fine. If I leave it off for a few hours, the beep will come back, but only beeps 3 to 5 times. It will beep the 17 times if I leave it off or let it sleep over night and turn it on the next day. What the heck.....
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January 29, 2013 12:43:27 AM

That is strange... No idea what that could be.

Have you tried just unplugging the mobo speaker? Wont fix the underlying problem, but it will stop the beeping :D .
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February 1, 2013 2:50:13 AM

Hey guys,

Ultra ChillTec Black Overclocking CPU Cooler - LGA 775/1366, AM2/AM2+/AM3 was the problem. I took it apart and found a speaker on the circuit board....

I had previously unplugged the Mobo speaker and the loud beeping still continued. So I took one last look at the Chiltec, took it apart, took out the speaker, and no more noise.

I also super glued the wire connecting to the thermal pad because it was loose. That my have been causing the alarm to go off, but either way everything works and no noise.
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