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Continuous short beeping after RAM upgrade

I recently bought some ddr400 (pc3200) ram to upgrade my computer with. The cpu is currently a p4 2.66GHz 133MHz (533MHz) and my understanding was that the ram would run at a reduced speed to match the processor. I put the ram in a got the continuous beeping when the system is booted, so I checked the manual and found "continuous short beeps: Power error", so thinking my old 175W psu finally wasn't giving enough grunt for the new ram I replaced it with a 400W. Still beeping. So I overclocked the cpu to 200MHz (800MHz) ie a match for the ram and STILL beeping. Now I'm scratching my head. What is up with this motherboard?

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  • ozwight Aug 17, 2008

    I've tried to old ram back in and it works, but this should be the right ram, it's ddr not ddr 2 or 3 and according to the manual for the m/b it is the right ram. There is a qualifier in the manual however that says "DDR 400 memory module is only supported when using FSB 800 Pentium 4 processer." That's why I cranked the cpu up to fsb 800 but It didn't solve the problem.


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No need to replace motherboard.The beep is an error code.

Try setting you bios to default or factory settings.Overclocking will in time cause a heat issue.

Use known to be good ram.Ive had ram bad right from the package.

If you want to go faster then consider a new mb and processor.

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I have the same problem with my PC. I could not solve the problem by changing RAM and PSU. Finaly I had to replace the MB with the new one. So this is the problem with the MB and The Motherboard should be changed. Please replace the MB with the new one.
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Try the old ram back in if it works you have the wrong ram
ram comes in many shapes and flavours
ddr ddr2 etc

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Hi krusty_623.

If this is new RAM, you might want to try removing the battery from the motherboard, resetting the CMOS (clears out all the old hardware settings) and putting the battery back in so that the motherboard redetects the RAM as if the setup was brand new. I've had the same problem only once on a RAM upgrade and it baffled me. Once I reset the CMOS the motherboard accepted the new RAM without any problems. I don't know if this will work for you, but it's a simple thing to try.

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