So I am having problems with computer booting up. Yesterday I was playing starcraft 2 and all of the sudden my monitor blacked out. I tried to reboot and I get 1 long beep followed by 3 short beeps.
Strange thing is, I've been getting this beep at random times for the past few months. Seems like it was sometime to do with a heating issue...because when I would have my computer on for some time and try to restart I would get these beeps. Then I would have to turn my pc off for like 30 seconds and turn it back on and then it would boot up.
But now, I can not get it to boot up AT all. I've tried several times to no avail.
Everything in my PC is stock, i didnt overclock or anything here are the specs
asus p6t deluxe
3gigs of corsair xms3 dd3 memory
visiontek radeon hd 4870 x2 video card.
I tried to reseat the memory and try 1 stick at a time, but the same thing happened. I also tried setting my video card into the 2nd pci express slot I have on my mobo, but that didn't work. I then took out the video card completely and tried to turn it on. It did the same thing! 1 long, 3 short. So i'm guessing my precious video card fried somehow? NOoooooooooooooo please don't tell me this. I spent about 500 bux on it. Can i fix it? I tried looking up the warranty and apparently you are supposed to register within 30 days or its not valid. I think i forgot to do that because I bought this system in 08 during christmas, so as you can imagine i was pretty excited. What should i do? Am I correct with my diagnosis?