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Is my X850XT causing motherboard beeps?!

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Lonz, 25 Jan 2006.

  1. Lonz

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,013

    Location: Newcastle

    Hey, when I play some games, CSS mostly, maybe some BFV (yes, V!!! not 2) I get a series of beeps from my motherboard. I check PC Probe and its not my CPU overheating thats not changing too much. I can't really think of what else it could be but my graphics card.

    I also ran ATI Tool to do some stress tests on my X850XT, and when it got to 560+Mhz it started to do the beeps every second of two. So I think it could be the problem.

    I would try and tell you the temperature I get in ATI C&C but that won't load for me at startup >_<

    The rest of my system is as follows:

    3800+ @ Stock w/Asus Star Ice
    2x1GB PC3200 RAM
    X850XT PE
    480W PSU

    Any ideas?
  2. Sel


    Joined: 20 Sep 2003

    Posts: 433

    Location: Stoke

    I get beeps when I changed my drivers from 4.12 to 5.13 after the beep I hear the fan speed increase slightly.
  3. Eliot


    Joined: 29 Mar 2005

    Posts: 5,792

    i used to get beeps, turned out it was mine was overheating. so i bought myself a arctric cooling vga silencer. and it sorted it out, well worth 15 quid
  4. Lonz

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,013

    Location: Newcastle

    I do actually have one of those somewhere, I remember trying to fit but I didn't have a screw driver small enough to do it. lol.