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Beeping sound at post - only RAM?

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Hi guys.

I unplugged the video card and plugged it in again. At first it gave me several beeping at POST but didn't display anything. I tried playing around with the video card and the RAM memory too just in case and now it seems to mostly work, yet sometimes I still get the beeping sound and no POST.

I know that when RAM memory isn't sitting correctly, it could cause the PC to make that beeping sound. Does the same apply to video card? or it must be the RAM?
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check your manual for the post beep codes
 
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How many beeps do you get and whats the duration between beeps?
which BIOS do ya have? Award/Pheonix ect.

I think you get more beeps with video card problems than you do with memory
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Yes 2 beeps generally indicates either a ram or video card error if its an award bios.
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