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grey_1
10-21-07, 08:18 PM
Will they sound if the OS locks up due to an error? Or are they strictly boot time?

Mobo in sig, UT3 demo locks hard with a mild overclock and what sounds like ram beep codes start coming out of the speakers? What the....!?

Thanks for replies guys.

evilghost
10-21-07, 08:23 PM
Boot time, during POST.

grey_1
10-21-07, 08:28 PM
That's what I thought, just wanted to be sure though. thanks eg.

LORD-eX-Bu
10-21-07, 09:22 PM
when I was overclocking sometimes I would hear a beep when my system would crash or lock up. Could be a warning set in the bios, maybe? :lol:

crainger
10-21-07, 10:50 PM
when I was overclocking sometimes I would hear a beep when my system would crash or lock up. Could be a warning set in the bios, maybe? :lol:

Heat maybe? I always set my systems to sound an alarm if they are getting too hot. All could just be a glitch or random side effect of the lockup. We have a system at work the will random boot with a very low pitch burrrrrr instead of the normal everything is ok beep. It always boots just fine either way.

Dazz
10-22-07, 02:52 AM
If it's during games i would surgest you check temps of the CPU. Run the game in a windows with a program that monitors your CPU temp. Might want to try http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/

grey_1
10-22-07, 03:07 AM
I bet you guys are right about the heat. I'll give that Coretemp a shot. Thanks guys!

EDIT: I has to be the temps. My cores are 10c apart or more at times. I bet I don't have the hsf seated properly.
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/2133/tempsew7.th.jpg (http://img141.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tempsew7.jpg)

LORD-eX-Bu
10-22-07, 12:04 PM
I thought I saw 39/41 :rofl

I was thinking... what the heck, grey_1 needs to take his pills because thats not abnormal, then I realized it was a 51!! :lol:

hit it with a hammer a couple of times, I heard that shocking it with static from your finger works wonders too :D

DiscipleDOC
10-22-07, 12:07 PM
Your computer is about to blow up.

Dragunov
10-22-07, 12:51 PM
When my OS locks up, sometimes i have one long beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep

Tr1cK
10-22-07, 01:04 PM
Is it a beep or a boop?

More nasally or more in the back of the throat?

Dragunov
10-22-07, 01:06 PM
like every other errorcode :cool:

Revs
10-22-07, 01:09 PM
When my OS locks up, sometimes i have one long beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep

If it's coming from the graphics card you could have 12v supply problem. I've never heard a beep from a PC that's crashing.

Just a thought :o

grey_1
10-22-07, 01:34 PM
You guys crack me up.:D

It's identical to the memory error beep code, hence the thread. Very nasally sounding, on the verge of a "boop" :p

Those temps are idle btw. I'll reseat it tonight and check everything again.

EDIT: Just spent 45 minutes lapping and reseating the hsf, same results. I get to shop for a new hsf! :)

Dragunov
10-22-07, 03:27 PM
If it's coming from the graphics card you could have 12v supply problem. I've never heard a beep from a PC that's crashing.

Just a thought :o

Hmmmm, problems with my Enermax Galaxy 620W? weird

grey_1
10-22-07, 03:48 PM
Hmmmm, problems with my Enermax Galaxy 620W? weird
I'm leaning towards the hsf myself, on mine. It's got a slight curve I wouldn't be able to get out without a long time at the table.

I think they nailed it with the heat. Speedfan showed the low temp of 34c, that "core temp" showed the hot core I couldn't see before, and it makes sense, especially as I was bumping up the voltage.

Tr1cK
10-22-07, 03:56 PM
beepity boppity boop?

grey_1
10-22-07, 04:25 PM
beepity boppity boop?
That's it!

What causes that?





























:p

Dragunov
10-22-07, 04:30 PM
Well I have a ZALMAN9700LED and the cooling unit on the GPU is very decent too

grey_1
10-22-07, 04:52 PM
I wish I still had my Zalman..either one really. The 9500 was sweet, but the CNPS7700 was no slouch either.