Question about Gigabyte GA-6VXC7-4X-P Motherboard
I turn on my computer and I hear five or six beep. My RAM and VGA is good, I tried replace on another board and ok.
Hello kemas_franky, your Gigabyte GA-6VXC7-4X-P motherboard uses the AMI bios. Each bios has a listing for beep code errors. Click on the link provided for AMI's beep codes; http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/amibeep.htm
You need to be 100% sure of how many beeps you are hearing.
5 short beeps means, the system CPU has failed. If you still have your manual, go to page 30. There you'll see the bios name is AMI.
Below is Gigabyte's web site link for your GA-6VXC7-4X-P MB.
Not everyone has a spare CPU laying around so dissemble your CPU. Clean the heat-sink & CPU surfaces. To help you do this I am including a uTube video; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dCa7CZ_3sI&feature=related
Try cleaning & reapplying thermal grease. (If your old grease is hardened or dried out. (Try this before replacing your CPU).
If you need a CPU & want to buy a new one you'll find a couple listed on this next link; http://www.thefind.com/computers/info-pentium-iii-socket (Prices between $10.00 & $13.00 US).
CPU Socket 370 Pentium III 100/133MHz.
If you find you heard 6 beeps & not five. Try replacing your keyboard. If that does not help than the motherboard controller is bad & you'll have to replace the board. The controller can not be repaired.
Thank you for using FixYa kemas_franky!
If you find this information helpful, please vote.
Have more questions, post here.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 22, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook
Feb 12, 2013 | Dell Studio 17 (1749) Laptop black -...
Jun 25, 2012 | Dell Inspiron M5030 2800B3D 156Inch Laptop
Jul 19, 2011 | ASUS P8H61M Intel H61 TX Motherboard
May 19, 2011 | Intel Motherboard
Jan 18, 2010 | Gigabyte GA-K8VM800M Motherboard
Sep 01, 2009 | Compaq Computers & Internet
Jul 07, 2009 | Gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G Motherboard
Jul 29, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5570-2758 Notebook
Feb 07, 2008 | Sony PCV-RS620G PC Desktop
533 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!