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post #11 of 29
You could try using your other 6pin connector and see if it is not a psu issue. Also, do you have any other cards to test the slot on the mobo?
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Have you put it in the right slot, its could be alot of reasons why it would beep could be your ram could be your motherboard and maybe your motherboard don't like it XD who knows
For your post code knowledge one long beep followed by three short beeps means video issue. Ram is one long beep with no short beeps so it isnt a ram issue.

Maybe clean the card and try, dust can short the card out and stop it from working and a simple dust off and clean out can do wonders
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You could try using your other 6pin connector and see if it is not a psu issue. Also, do you have any other cards to test the slot on the mobo?
Yea I have tried a different cable to. I also just took out a 5870 out of it right before I put this in

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For your post code knowledge one long beep followed by three short beeps means video issue. Ram is one long beep with no short beeps so it isnt a ram issue.

Maybe clean the card and try, dust can short the card out and stop it from working and a simple dust off and clean out can do wonders
I will try the cleaning, it has ben in the dell for a while un used
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One weird thought I had was try booting the computer with out the monitor connected to the vga.
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One weird thought I had was try booting the computer with out the monitor connected to the vga.
justand no dice did that
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Hmm this kind of sucks
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One weird thought I had was try booting the computer with out the monitor connected to the vga.
That's strange although it still would throw beep codes if it was hooked up.
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post #18 of 29
Can you put it back in the dell and see if it boots?
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Take the old driver off the system first with the 5870 still in.
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I took it out and put it in my sig rig because I have sold my 5870's and want get my new card till Thursday the card wont post and I get 1 long beep followed by 3 short beeps. As I said it works fine in the dell.
What could be the problem???


But I would clear the old drivers from the machine first
post #20 of 29
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For your post code knowledge one long beep followed by three short beeps means video issue. Ram is one long beep with no short beeps so it isnt a ram issue.

Maybe clean the card and try, dust can short the card out and stop it from working and a simple dust off and clean out can do wonders
And i also said "it could be alot of reasons why it would beep", and why i said it could be the ram is because if your ram isn't all the way in it would have a long beep, But thank you for telling me about video issue beeps
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