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02-17-2020 02:28 PM - edited 02-17-2020 04:02 PM
Product: Example: Pavilion 65XXHp omen 880-040
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Hello I have an hp omen 880 040. Occasionally on startup or sometimes during use I get the 3.3 beep code. I understand that this means that something should be going on with the gpu (gtx 1080), but the issue typically goes away if I reseat my ram. My diagnosis say my gpu is working fine. This may reoccur any time from an hour to a couple days later and it is becoming more frequent. Would my issue be ram possibly or a failing gpu? I don't have a secondary gpu to test this with and because it doesn't happen consistently is hard for me to tell.
Edit: tried new ram, problem persists. Also after the beep code runs a few times, sometimes the computer will start as normal. Guessing this rules ram out? But not sure why re seating ram will temp fix problem
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02-17-2020 03:02 PM
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I am not a HP employee.
A 3:3 BIOS error code refers to a graphics card problem. Nothing is written in stone if reseating the RAM helps.
HP states this MB does not support integrated graphics but the rear I/O shield shows a HDMI port (Link).
I don't know what is up with this??
I would disable Secure boot and enable Legacy support if the factory installed GTX 1080 is in trouble.
Failing to do the above combined with no graphics support on the factory installed CPU means you will find yourself in a no win situation.
The PC will not POST with a bad graphics card and you can't POST with a different graphics card because Secure boot is enabled.
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