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09-20-2018 07:15 PM
Looking at the service manual, it doesn't say anything about five beeps without the blinking LED. With the LED, it means a memory issue. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
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09-23-2018 07:40 PM
Welcome to the forum.
I am not a HP employee.
Five beeps on a HP system board manufactured in 2012 indicates possible RAM failure or system board/CPU failure.
Reference this HP document (LInk) for details.
09-23-2018 07:46 PM
Thank you! That was really helpful. And it turns out, that was my problem - a CPU failure.
Fortunately, the CPU failure wasn't major - turns out while taking it out of the other board, I managed to get a little thermal paste on the pads. (I, uh, mistargeted the thermal paste a little and got some on the socket cover.) Cleaned them up and now it's booting just fine again.
09-30-2019 01:41 AM - edited 09-30-2019 01:45 AM
I also have HP Elite 8300 SFF with a Core i5-3470, my problem is when I turn on computer I dont have any beeps, only power led is on, hdd led doesn't turn on, I have blank screen and after 20-30 seconds cpu fan begin to spin up to their highest level.
I have two 4GB sticks, I try with another memory sticks but always is same thing. Also, I try with another processor but nothing has change. I hope that someone can help me with this issue...