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Anyone know about this beeping sounds from my PC?

I'm having a (or some) problem(s) with my PC. When I turn it on, it makes repeated beeping sound with some pattern. I got nothing on my monitor, just a black screen. The fans are spinning, also the processor's fan is spinning. The beeping sounds are 8 short beeps then followed with 4 short faster beeps then end with 8 short beeps again. Click here to hear the beeping sounds.

I already try to clean both of my memory module but still doesn't work. I also try reset it several times with the reset button on my PC case but the beeping sounds still there whenever I turn on my PC. I also try a little bit harsh way, like turning off completely the PC while beeping from the PSU (I switched off the PSU with the PSU power button).

These are my PC specs :

Processor : Intel Core i7-4770 3.4 GHz
Motherboard : GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-Gaming 5
Memory : 2 pcs of Corsair Vengeance Black 4GB DDR3 PC-15000 (in total of 8GB)
Graphic : GIGABYTE NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 OC Edition 1GB DDR3
HDD 1 : WDC Black 500GB SATA3 64MB cache
HDD 2 : Seagate 1TB SATA3 64MB cache
HDD 3 : Seagate 1TB SATA3 64MB cache
ODD : LG DVD-RW 24x SATA
Fans : 4 pcs of Corsair AF120 (120 mm)
Processor fan : Cooler Master Hyper TX3
PSU : Corsair HX Series 750 Watt - Modular, Gold, 80PLUS
Case : Corsair Carbide SPEC-02

Thank you for your attention. I really hope someone can help me fix this problems.

P.S. Sorry for my bad English.

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Re: beeping sounds

The motherboard manual should tell what the beep patterns mean. it's a common way for the motherboard to tell you what's wrong.
I didn't take the trouble to download the manual. I assume you have your own copy.

Kees

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It seems folk have called it a CPU or motherboard failure.
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reseat the video card or try alternate
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CMOS fault

The beep code as described is very similar to a CMOS fault in the BIOS. Replace the battery, if it has one. One other possible cause for that 8 - 4 - 8 is an incompatible CPU or failed CPU.

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Probelom solved!

Thanks everyone for your help. I really appreciate it! I already found the problem, thanks to the local computer shop nearby. The graphic card is the source of the problem, it's dead already. Now I have it removed from my PC and temporarily use the onboard graphic for now until the new graphic card I ordered a few days ago arrive. I hope the new graphic card will have longer lifespan.

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