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ASUS A8S-X beeps sometimes on startup!

Hi I have an Asus A8S-X mainboard sometimes on startup it gives me one long beep and then 3 short beeps. I Believe this is faulty memory. Weird that it is only sometimes?! I presently have 2 sticks of 1gb each from corsair installed (VS1GB400c3) Any help you could offer would be appreciated! Cheers, Bernard

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Re: ASUS A8S-X beeps sometimes on startup!

Hi 1 Long, then 3 Short Beeps: Video error The BIOS is unable to access the video system in order to write any error messages to the screen. Diagnosis: This is usually caused by a problem with the video card, or the memory on the video card. Remove your video card inspect it for damage and then re insert it. Try rebooting and see if the error remains. If so replace the battery on the mother board and try a different video card. If you have a video card built in then remove 1 srick of the RAM and re boot. Do the same with the other stick. If the error still remains then there is a fault in the Mother Board I hope this helps!

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Hello here is the homepage:

Here is a list of beep codes:

It seems to be a graphic card problem, or the power supply not giveing enoug power.

Try to change the graphic card.

If you are useing the onboard graphic, look for bad caps on the mainboard:


If they look like this, the mainboard is dead.

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Hello here is the homepage:

A component on the mainboard, could have a defect.
This could be a ram module overheating, or the power supply is too small, or overheating.

The mainboard supports 4 x 240-pin DIMM sockets support max. 8GB DDR2 800/ 667/ 533 ECC and non-ECC memory.

Try to blow the pc out for dust with compressed air, and update the mainboard drivers, and the bios to the latest version. And try to renew the thermal paste, between the cpu and the cooling element.
Or simply the mainboard has a internal defect.

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Hello here is some beep codes:

Beep CodeDescriptions 1 short DRAM refresh failure 2 short Parity circuit failure 3 short Base 64K RAM failure 4 short System timer failure 5 short Process failure 6 short Keyboard controller Gate A20 error 7 short Virtual mode exception error 8 short Display memory Read/Write test failure 9 short ROM BIOS checksum failure 10 short CMOS shutdown Read/Write error 11 short Cache Memory error 1 long, 3 short Conventional/Extended memory failure 1 long, 8 short Display/Retrace test failed
My guess is you have a ram/memory module failure.
Try to renew the ram module.

The asus homepage is here:

Here you can download a manual.
Please unzip the file when downloaded.

Your mainboard is using following type of ram:

Dual Channel Memory Architecture
4 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets support max. 4GB
PC3200/PC2700/PC2100 non-ECC DDR SDRAM memory

These module does not exist bigger than 1GB.

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who have a solution for this problem of my asus a8s-x not boot up, not beep, not message, have connect the memory, cpu, fan , video card, keyborad, this is new, only the fan work.


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