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Thread: GA-Z97X-SLI beeps continuously then turns off and restarts?

  1. #1
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    Aug 2009
    New Jersey, USA

    Default GA-Z97X-SLI beeps continuously then turns off and restarts?

    A friend brought me his son's gaming rig to try and figure out what's wrong with it. As the title says, when the system is powered on it beeps continuously (more than 15 beeps, after that I lose count) then it shuts off and several seconds later starts itself again.

    I tried researching this problem and most threads about this kind of problem seemed to suggest that it was bad ram. This system has four slots two of which are populated with 2 - 4GB AData modules part number AX3U1866W4G10-BGV, I bought comparable Corsair Vengeance ram and replaced the AData but still the system does the same thing.

    Also this system has a corsair CX600 power supply, I have one of those PSU tester gizmos and it says the PSU is giving out the correct amount of power all around so I doubt it's a PSU problem.

    Any insights into what could be wrong here? Motherboard bad? CPU bad?

  2. #2
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    Apr 2017

    Default Re: GA-Z97X-SLI beeps continuously then turns off and restarts?

    I've experienced the same issue, and here is what I did:

    • Unplug the system, and press the power button for 30 seconds.
    • Clear the CMOS (Remove the silver battery for 5 minutes).
    • Use canned air to clean the RAM slot.
    • Start the system with out any RAM, and then after 30 seconds turn the system off.
    • Insert one DIMM. Be sure that it is seated properly.
      • If system still doesn't boot, move the DIMM to another slot. (Turn system off first)

    Let me know if the problem still exist, and I'll try to assist further.

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