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just hooked up my new dfi dark, q6600 and get a constant beep. just one long never ending beep...


Only installed 1 stick of RAM, my gfx card, 1 hdd and cpu. what's it mean?
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post #2 of 8
One long beep is usually a graphics card problem.. Did you forget to hook the PCI-E cable to the graphics card by any chance?

More than one short beeps is usually ram.
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Did you plug in the HSF correctly?
    
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post #4 of 8
Video problem. Like Murlocke said, make sure you got that cable in. If you do, and it still don't work, you either got a bad PCI slot, or a bad video card.

Most likely, its the video card.
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post #5 of 8
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yep... it's always something stupid like that that brings us to our knees... lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
yep... it's always something stupid like that that brings us to our knees... lol
I've done it.. more than once..
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post #7 of 8
From Bios Central... I believe you have an award BIOS

1long, 3short No video card or bad video RAM Reseat or replace the video card.
There is no actual listed constant beep.

1long, 2 short Video adapter error Either video adapter is bad or is not seated properly. Also, check to ensure the monitor cable is connected properly.
Repeating (endless loop)
Memory error Check for improperly seated or missing memory.
1long, 3short No video card or bad video RAM Reseat or replace the video card.
High frequency beeeps while running Overheated CPU Check the CPU fan for proper operation. Check the case for proper air flow.
Repeating High/Low CPU Either the CPU is not seated properly or the CPU is damaged. May also be due to excess heat. Check the CPU fan or BIOS settings for proper fan speed.

http://bioscentral.com/beepcodes/awardbeep.htm


So what was the cause?
    
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post #8 of 8
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well aparently DFI took out the memtest option in the bios?!? that was one of my favorite features of dfi boards!


on a cool side note I just decided to see if windows would boot and it booted right up. went from the equipment in my sig to a new mobo, new cpu et all.... I'm impressed!
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