I am having grandly frustrating problems with my new A8N-SLI Deluxe board, when everything is put together I get 1 beep, implying everything is ok, but then after around 30 seconds I get a secondary bepp code of 3-1-1-3. If I take the graphics card out I get the beep error for the graphics card being missing & <i>then</i> this second bepp code again, without the memory & grpahics card I get the continuous loop of missing memory & if I have nothing in at all, I get no beep at all. I have been able to try with 2 different processors, with no avail.
This is what's happend when I've taken all the components out...
Nothing in - no beeps
Just processor - beeps asking for memory
Processor & memory - beeps asking for graphics card
Processor, memory & graphics - 1 beep then 30 secs later 3-1-1-3
This says to me it's a very strange problem, I have no uidea how to tackle this.
My spec is as follows:
AMD 3800+ x2
4x512MB Ballistix Crucial memory
Some old Geforce card I had lying about, 4000 series I think
Waterchill watercooling system
450w power supply
It's the <i>secondary</i> beep code which gets me, I've not been able to find anything on Google about them. Also, the manual says it is a Phonix-Award BIOS, but they seem to be 2 seperate manufacturers, which one is right?
Many thanks for your help,