GA-EP5-UD3P 5 sec beep on cold powerup. Why?

Discussion in 'Gigabyte' started by Kris, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. Kris

    Kris Guest

    Wondering what's up with the 5 sec beep on cold powerup (pressing the power
    button on front)...

    tia!!!

    Great board!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Kris
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    Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P | E7200 2.53@3.8ghz | Vista on 36GB Raptor |
    | 2x1gb OCZ Reaper1150@1203 | EVGA 9800GTX+ N873 |
    | Vista indexing, superfetch, and prefetcher have been killed |
    LiteOn DH401S08C at CP56 BluRay player | Hannspree HF289H 28" |
    Raidmax RX530-SS psu | Vista Ult 32 SP1
     
    Kris, Nov 22, 2008
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  2. Kris

    Kris Guest

    On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 22:14:48 -0500, Kris wrote:

    > Wondering what's up with the 5 sec beep on cold powerup (pressing the power
    > button on front)...
    >
    > tia!!!
    >
    > Great board!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    dissable "CPU Fan Fail Warning" in BIOS in PC Health
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    Kris
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    Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P | E7200 2.53@3.8ghz | Vista on 36GB Raptor |
    | 2x1gb OCZ Reaper1150@1203 | EVGA 9800GTX+ N873 |
    LiteOn DH401S08C at CP56 BluRay player | Hannspree HF289H 28" |
    Raidmax RX530-SS psu | Vista Ult 32 SP1
     
    Kris, Nov 26, 2008
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  3. Kris

    Kris Guest

    On Wed, 3 Dec 2008 19:33:38 -0500, jpsga wrote:

    > "Kris" <> wrote in message news:ibw03x1ytvzw$...
    >> Wondering what's up with the 5 sec beep on cold powerup (pressing the
    >> power
    >> button on front)...
    >>
    >> tia!!!
    >>
    >> Great board!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    >> --
    >> Kris
    >> ----------
    >> Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P | E7200 2.53@3.8ghz | Vista on 36GB Raptor |
    >>| 2x1gb OCZ Reaper1150@1203 | EVGA 9800GTX+ N873 |
    >>| Vista indexing, superfetch, and prefetcher have been killed |
    >> LiteOn DH401S08C at CP56 BluRay player | Hannspree HF289H 28" |
    >> Raidmax RX530-SS psu | Vista Ult 32 SP1

    >
    > sounds like a cranky CPU fan motor.
    > JPS


    I think it has more to do with the BIOS starting the sensors and updating
    them. There's a time lag that they didn't plan on. Either that or it's an
    undocumented "feature" letting you know that, yes, you have engaged the fan
    fail warning... Fan's fine.
    --
    Kris
    ----------
    Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P | E7200 2.53@3.8ghz | Vista on 36GB Raptor |
    | 2x1gb OCZ Reaper1150@1203 | EVGA 9800GTX+ N873 |
    LiteOn DH401S08C at CP56 BluRay player | Hannspree HF289H 28" |
    Raidmax RX530-SS psu | Vista Ult 32 SP1
     
    Kris, Dec 4, 2008
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