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ok so i've finished building my new computer and here's the problem
the third pci e 2.0 x16 slot is not working for some reason
when i put a graphics card there it gives me one long beep followed by 3 short ones, as if i never put a graphics card in there in the first place
i tried updating bios
i look for information online but i cant find any regarding this problem
my system specs as you can see in my siggy
so basically i'm running 2 way SLI and a physx card with the 3rd SLI card not functioning since its a pci express problem, i know the card isnt dead because i already tried putting different graphics card in that slot and its not working
what seems to be the problem here? sad-smiley-002.gif

any help would be appreciated
thanks
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post #3 of 10
seems like a faulty slot
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post #4 of 10
no i had this problem too... it has to do with positioning of other cards. I noticed my 3rd slot didnt work untill i filled the second one its wiered
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No motherboard can always be 100% frown.gif
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post #6 of 10
Have you turned the slot on? There are 4 switches on the mid right that turn them off and on.

If yes and it is a no go. Try going here and ask....

http://www.asusrog.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?13-Rampage-III-Extreme

Forum is ran by Asus Staff.
    
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post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
yeah i have switched it on and off to see IF maybe they flipped the switch around by accident? =/
i have all 4 slots occupied by gpu's
i took the graphics cards out and tried that slot alone. its the only one that didnt work

lol i managed 3.8 ghz on i7 950 in like 20 mins =P
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post #8 of 10
I Suggest you go to the ROG Forum Staffed by Asus Employee's

REIII Has it's own Section..

I am useing slot 1 and slot 3 myself with no issues.
    
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post #9 of 10
Try reseating the card. It sounds like it is not powering up. Double check your power connections also.
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post #10 of 10
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LOOOOOOL
i found out the problem finally
one of the power connectors on the psu was disconnected XD
now i'm running 3 way SLI finally =P
thank you all
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