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Author:   hiigaran
Date:   Oct 28, 12 at 2:06pm (PST)
Subject:   MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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well in preparation for the video card that should arrive sometime this week, i have put together my hardware again in a cheap case. what i have now that i didnt have before was a speaker connected to the motherboard. now i need to figure out what the code means...

the beep is in two parts. the first part is three beeps, where the first two beeps sound the same, and the third one is higher pitched. the second part is another five beeps, but they are all the same, and have a slightly longer beep duration

another way i could try to put it:

. = short beep
' = short, higher pitched beep
- = long beep

so it goes:

. . , - - - - -

anyone know what it means, or where i can find a list of what these beeps mean?



Author:   harbin
Date:   Oct 28, 12 at 2:52pm (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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Hiigaran Beep codes from MSI's website likewise from another MSI forum post.

Can't be sure but the only one I can find related to yours is the 8 beeps = Display memory read/write failure - bad video card or memory under the AMI BIOS list.



Author:   hiigaran
Date:   Oct 28, 12 at 3:03pm (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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damn, i was hoping there was another list. i read that same post about five minutes ago. it is definitely an AMI BIOS, but heres where im shitting myself...while the 8 beeps could indicate a video card issue (im guessing this extends to video card not present), if i think of the last five beeps...it doesnt spell anything but disaster for me. i really hope i dont have to replace the CPU, or im going to be...well, in the same position i have been for the last 6 months, for another 6 months.



Author:   harbin
Date:   Oct 28, 12 at 3:07pm (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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TBH I'm not sure if the higher pitch signals a dividing beep or something to split it into two. Most boards don't really work with beep codes anymore... they just give you a nice hexadecimal code to type in instead. Only problem is if your board doesn't have onboard video, they ain't a way in hell to read it without a card.

I suppose you could wait until you get your new card and see if it'll boot.



Author:   hiigaran
Date:   Oct 28, 12 at 3:14pm (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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well i do know that when my video card died, there was nothing on the monitor. i suppose it is possible for a bad CPU to cut the display, correct?



Author:   hiigaran
Date:   Oct 29, 12 at 5:09pm (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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despite everything seemingly working correctly, im still getting a beep code. ill have to remind myself to remember the sequence.

meh, probably something like i dont have anything plugged in to the cpu fan header...which i dont.

also, im going to have to find a 4 amp potentiometer, and wire it up to my main fan. i dont think my motherboard will survive the current draw of it on any of its headers.



Author:   gatotfirmansyah
Date:   Nov 30, 12 at 6:17am (PST)
Subject:   re: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) BIOS Beep Codes
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I have the same problem with you, have you been able to fix it?


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