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so my buddy just upgraded his computer, new gpu, new ram and a new psu, psu worked but he got continuous post code beeps and no actual post but power was being supplied to the system, his grandpa told him to reset his bios so he did and now nothing works, he gets a splash screen but after it goes through the post code he gets a black screen, he has a gigabyte board unknown model, and he get a 4 beep post code error. any suggestions?

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GPU- Sapphire R9 390 Nitro | CPU- Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz | RAM- 12 Gigs of DDR3 Ram | PSU- 850 W Gold rated EVGA Power Supply | Motherboard- Asrock Z77 Extreme4 | OS- Windows 10 Home

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we also tried going back to the old ram and old gpu, no luck there. havent tried the old psu but i dont think that would be the issue since it was a really old crappy psu in the first place and wasnt even enough to power his old components, the fact that he was even able to use his pc the way it was was a miracle.

PC Specs-

GPU- Sapphire R9 390 Nitro | CPU- Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz | RAM- 12 Gigs of DDR3 Ram | PSU- 850 W Gold rated EVGA Power Supply | Motherboard- Asrock Z77 Extreme4 | OS- Windows 10 Home

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found out his motherboard is a gigabyte b75m-d3v

PC Specs-

GPU- Sapphire R9 390 Nitro | CPU- Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz | RAM- 12 Gigs of DDR3 Ram | PSU- 850 W Gold rated EVGA Power Supply | Motherboard- Asrock Z77 Extreme4 | OS- Windows 10 Home

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4 beeps would indicate a Real Time Clock (RTC) malfunction Error.

Try clearing the CMOS.

  • Turn off AND unplug the computer from the wall socket
  • Take out the button cell battery (the silver circular thing) for ~10 minutes
  • Put the battery back in
  • Plug in the computer, and try again

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1 hour ago, -rascal- said:

4 beeps would indicate a Real Time Clock (RTC) malfunction Error.

Try clearing the CMOS.

  • Turn off AND unplug the computer from the wall socket
  • Take out the button cell battery (the silver circular thing) for ~10 minutes
  • Put the battery back in
  • Plug in the computer, and try again

so update, we got it working and a new bios installed, we ended up using onboard groaphics with no gpu inserted and it booted into windows and we got a new bios version installed, now hes using his new gpu and there no post code error but the gpu fans arent spinning and there is no display, but it powers on.

PC Specs-

GPU- Sapphire R9 390 Nitro | CPU- Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz | RAM- 12 Gigs of DDR3 Ram | PSU- 850 W Gold rated EVGA Power Supply | Motherboard- Asrock Z77 Extreme4 | OS- Windows 10 Home

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4 minutes ago, jonobang said:

so update, we got it working and a new bios installed, we ended up using onboard groaphics with no gpu inserted and it booted into windows and we got a new bios version installed, now hes using his new gpu and there no post code error but the gpu fans arent spinning and there is no display, but it powers on.

 

What video card did your friend get?

Make sure the all the PCI-E power connections (if there are any) are properly connected.

Those power cables are REQUIRED, not optional.

 

Make sure you hook up the monitor to the video card, and not to the back of the motherboard.

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  • Sapphire NITRO+ RX 5700 XT Special Edition -- 2x Sapphire NITRO R9-Fury in Crossfire
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  • EVGA P2 850W + White CableMod cables
  • Lian-Li LanCool II Mesh - White

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  • Sapphire Vapor-X HD 7950 EVGA GTX 1070 SC Black Edition ACX 3.0
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Just now, -rascal- said:

 

What video card did your friend get?

Make sure the all the PCI-E power connections (if there are any) are properly connected.

Those power cables are REQUIRED, not optional.

 

Make sure you hook up the monitor to the video card, and not to the back of the motherboard.

he got a gtx 1060 and we tried his old card and it works, he did make sure to plug in the vga cable and monitor into the gpu itself and not the mobo, so we think its a dead card and hes gonna get it RMAd.

PC Specs-

GPU- Sapphire R9 390 Nitro | CPU- Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz | RAM- 12 Gigs of DDR3 Ram | PSU- 850 W Gold rated EVGA Power Supply | Motherboard- Asrock Z77 Extreme4 | OS- Windows 10 Home

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