New build error

By striderx240
Jul 25, 2008
  1. So i got done building this comp and when i turn it on i get a string of fast beeps then silent, also has no monitor response. any help?
  2. striderx240

    striderx240 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    so i found out it has 11 beeps which means bad cache memory. So is this a bad ram or cpu problem?
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    I'd go with the RAM, since it's the most likely and is cheap to replace at the moment. First try reseating each of the RAM sticks properly and try booting the computer with only one of them in each slot. Try each stick in all of the slots on its own. It should help you pinpoint which stick is bad. Then you just have to get a replacement.
  4. striderx240

    striderx240 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    well, what exactly is bad cache memory?
  5. striderx240

    striderx240 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    btw its a k8upgrade 1689 mobo, and i also swapped ram sticks, but still same problem. any ideas guys?
  6. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    You got the sticks seated in the correct slots? Some motherboards can be picky about that...
  7. striderx240

    striderx240 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, i've tried every way possible but i still get beeps and no monitor response. ne ideas guys?
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