XPS 8300-3 beeps?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by David*, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. David*

    David* Guest

    Have an i5 XPS 8300-will no longer turn on.
    Get 3 beeps on a continuous basis.
    All fans start and run. Tried known good memory-no help.
    Is motherboard dead?
    Thanks
     
    David*, Jun 24, 2012
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  2. David*

    Pen Guest

    On 6/24/2012 8:54 AM, David* wrote:
    > Have an i5 XPS 8300-will no longer turn on.
    > Get 3 beeps on a continuous basis.
    > All fans start and run. Tried known good memory-no help.
    > Is motherboard dead?
    > Thanks

    Dell says Chip set or Motherboard Failure.
    http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps8300/en/index.htm
    Open the setup guide page 31.
     
    Pen, Jun 24, 2012
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  3. David*

    David* Guest

    "Pen" <> wrote in message news:js7a2d$rrq$...
    > On 6/24/2012 8:54 AM, David* wrote:
    >> Have an i5 XPS 8300-will no longer turn on.
    >> Get 3 beeps on a continuous basis.
    >> All fans start and run. Tried known good memory-no help.
    >> Is motherboard dead?
    >> Thanks

    > Dell says Chip set or Motherboard Failure.
    > http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps8300/en/index.htm
    > Open the setup guide page 31.
    >

    Thanks.

    Perhaps a new case and MB are in order to salvage something.
     
    David*, Jun 25, 2012
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