You can hear the beep codes through the onboard piezoelectric speaker. For Intel® Desktop Boards without the onboard speaker, you can hear the beeps through a speaker attached to the line out audio jack on the board.
|Beep Code||Sequence/Pattern||Meaning||Troubleshooting Steps|
|Single beep||One 0.5 second beep||F2 Setup / F10 Boot Menu prompt||This short beep occurs when the BIOS is ready to accept keyboard input. No action needed.|
On-off (1.0 second each) two times, then 2.5-second pause (off).
The pattern repeats once.
Then the computer continues to boot.
|Video error (no add-in graphics card installed)||
No video and two beeps during boot
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On-off (1.0 second each) three times, then 2.5-second pause (off).
The pattern repeats until the computer is powered off.
Alternate high and low beeps (1.0 second each) for 8 beeps.
Then the computer shuts down.
|CPU thermal trip warning||