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A friend of mine running an Asus P5N-E Sli with 2x8800GT's is getting warning beeps every time the video cards heat up past 82C. The beeps are comming from the onboard speaker... (unless the video cards themselves have speakers?) They are 2x EVGA 8800GT's 512.

We narrowed it down last night while watching ATI tool's spinning cube and sure enough every time the GPU temp hit around 82 it started a high pitched 4 beep cycle and increased in intervals as the GPUs got hotter and hotter.

He uninstalled asus pc probe, but it is still giving the beep warnings. We made sure it wasn't his CPU giving warning by stressing with prime small FFT's.

We are pretty sure it's the video cards... Turning the fans up brought his temps down, but still not below 85Celcius.

I'm not that familiar with SLI mobos. Is this common? Anyone know how to turn this damn warning off?
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Those cards run hot ,hotter than average anyway.they do have alarms built in.I'm looking into some specs now
    
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Those cards run hot ,hotter than average anyway.they do have alarms built in.I'm looking into some specs now
I know, mine ran hot as well until I threw a thermalright GT on it. Hit 90C on occasion, but it never sounded a warning...

So you are saying that the cards themselves have warning beepers on them... That would make sense since the warning beeps don't sound like traditional motherboard beeps.

They are very high pitched, like a microwave oven.
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I know, mine ran hot as well until I threw a thermalright GT on it. Hit 90C on occasion, but it never sounded a warning...

So you are saying that the cards themselves have warning beepers on them... That would make sense since the warning beeps don't sound like traditional motherboard beeps.

They are very high pitched, like a microwave oven.
I don't think the cards have a speaker, I could be wrong. Happens alot

Does your friend use Ntune, might have a setting in Ntune.
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All you havce to do is unplug one and turn your computer on ,screams like your killin it.Oh yeah use riva tuner to try to fix the problem,It would probaly be a good Idea to set defaults with Ntune first.
    
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It's so hard to trouble shoot pc problems over the phone... Turns out his Asus PC Probe was installed, and running silent in the background..

Tweaked his video card fan settings, and uninstalled PC PROBE.
Problem solved. Sigh, thank the gods.
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It's so hard to trouble shoot pc problems over the phone... Turns out his Asus PC Probe was installed, and running silent in the background.. ( I asked him this about 5 times!! )

Tweaked his video card fan settings, and uninstalled PC PROBE.
Problem solved. Sigh, thank the gods.
Ah the good ole Anus Probe, just as bad as Ntune
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I don't think the cards have a speaker, I could be wrong. Happens alot
Just for the record, the 8800 GTX do have an onboard "warning" speaker and I'm fairly sure the GT's do as well...
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