3080 beeps on startup

Khnick

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managed to get a 3080 but get 1 long and 4 or 5 short beeps on startup, seems to run ok though, switched back to my 1080 and its fine. could it be the psu i have 2x8 pin on one cable

 

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Will pick up a PSU in the morning but I ran unigine with gpuz open and it was drawing 320w with the one cable so I'm not optimistic. I hope it's not fucked since it seems stock is non existent
 

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Will pick up a PSU in the morning but I ran unigine with gpuz open and it was drawing 320w with the one cable so I'm not optimistic. I hope it's not fucked since it seems stock is non existent
doesnt your psu have 4x8pin pcie you should be able to divide it up.
edit: maybe im seeing that wrong...
edit: stupid google, had me looking at the cx.
yup, new psu
 
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doesnt your psu have 4x8pin pcie you should be able to divide it up.
edit: maybe im seeing that wrong...
edit: stupid google, had me looking at the cx.
yup, new psu

same result with new psu and on the shops test bench. now i have no 3080 and my pc is in pieces and i need to cable manage the new psu
 

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The 3080s instantaneous current draw can defeat high power PSUs not capable of responding in time.
The FE cards have LEDs on the power connectors to signal a problem but AIB cards dont have this, that I have seen.
So while you might have a PSU capable of supplying the power quantity, it might not be able to do it fast enough.

This is made worse with current limiting wiring such as 2x8 pin from a single wire.
You might be ok if you use 2 wires from the PSU.
I need to use 3!
 

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same result with new psu and on the shops test bench. now i have no 3080 and my pc is in pieces and i need to cable manage the new psu

You did use two separate cables with 8pin connectors on your GPU, right? Which PSU did you buy? IF multi-rail you need to split between the rails with those cables.
 
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what they ^^^ said and where did your gpu go and why is you system in pieces now?
same result with new psu and on the shops test bench. now i have no 3080 and my pc is in pieces and i need to cable manage the new psu
 

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I'm on the same boat. The card works fine and there's no issues at all. But when I turn on the PC there are 4 short beeps and then a longer 1 then the system boots up.

At first I thought it was my PSU because its a Corsair RM650x and they suggest 750w. But I'm not sure that's the issue. Wouldn't there be any other issues if it was the PSU? Like poor performance or system crashes? I'm using two separate 8pin connectors.

I was thinking perhaps it has something to do with PCIE being Gen 4 on the card while my mobo is 3?
 

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Strange errors. Maybe the PSU takes a moment to stabilize power hence the initial beeps, but fine afterwards?

Just realized I said what Nenu said...

Hope I don't have that problem with my EVGA 750w G3. It's only a couple of years old.
 

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The 3080s instantaneous current draw can defeat high power PSUs not capable of responding in time.
The FE cards have LEDs on the power connectors to signal a problem but AIB cards dont have this, that I have seen.
So while you might have a PSU capable of supplying the power quantity, it might not be able to do it fast enough.

This is made worse with current limiting wiring such as 2x8 pin from a single wire.
You might be ok if you use 2 wires from the PSU.
I need to use 3!
have seen several around here with corsairs doing this with 2080tis, current protection is overly sensitive.....
 

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You did use two separate cables with 8pin connectors on your GPU, right? Which PSU did you buy? IF multi-rail you need to split between the rails with those cables.
I bought a rog strix 850, I used 2 cables and tried different power connectors on the psu
I'm on the same boat. The card works fine and there's no issues at all. But when I turn on the PC there are 4 short beeps and then a longer 1 then the system boots up.

At first I thought it was my PSU because its a Corsair RM650x and they suggest 750w. But I'm not sure that's the issue. Wouldn't there be any other issues if it was the PSU? Like poor performance or system crashes? I'm using two separate 8pin connectors.

I was thinking perhaps it has something to do with PCIE being Gen 4 on the card while my mobo is 3?
The display kept turning on and off for me
what they ^^^ said and where did your gpu go and why is you system in pieces now?
Returned it, where I ordered isn't taking orders so I requested a replacement maybe is amd have something special I'll get that instead
 

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Possible HDMI cable issue?
Easy to test, lower resolution will work fine.
I did still happened at 1440p on a hdmi 2.1 cable if it was just that and not beeping during post I might have tested a bit more, sooner i returned it sooner I get a new one although I'm not holding my breath, hopefully I get a replacement in time for cyberpunk
 

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I did still happened at 1440p on a hdmi 2.1 cable if it was just that and not beeping during post I might have tested a bit more, sooner i returned it sooner I get a new one although I'm not holding my breath, hopefully I get a replacement in time for cyberpunk

I was getting that just from moving the cable a little and no, it's not the cable, I used that cable with my previous card and again it was working fine when I tried switching GPUs when it stated beeping. My issue got fixed by using a different DP port. Is your mobo also gen 3 pcie?
 

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I was getting that just from moving the cable a little and no, it's not the cable, I used that cable with my previous card and again it was working fine when I tried switching GPUs when it stated beeping. My issue got fixed by using a different DP port. Is your mobo also gen 3 pcie?
Yeh it's a Asus prime x470 pro
 

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Did more testing. Tried new ram, reduced power consumption by removing everything except for the essentials, removed OC from CPU, nothing made a difference. I'm just intrigued as to why the performance is totally fine, no crashes, no slow downs, no high temps or anything weird. Just the beeps.
 

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Did more testing. Tried new ram, reduced power consumption by removing everything except for the essentials, removed OC from CPU, nothing made a difference. I'm just intrigued as to why the performance is totally fine, no crashes, no slow downs, no high temps or anything weird. Just the beeps.
Check its Morse code, there might be a secret message!
 

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The 3080s instantaneous current draw can defeat high power PSUs not capable of responding in time.
The FE cards have LEDs on the power connectors to signal a problem but AIB cards dont have this, that I have seen.
So while you might have a PSU capable of supplying the power quantity, it might not be able to do it fast enough.

This is made worse with current limiting wiring such as 2x8 pin from a single wire.
You might be ok if you use 2 wires from the PSU.
I need to use 3!

Quoting myself to cover something...

I'm a little surprised instantaneous current demands are an actual problem when a few larger capacitors on the gfx card will prevent it.
My guess is, over time there will be a slightly higher return rate when some caps dont completely circumvent the problem for the length of the warranty.
So NVidia passed the problem over to the consumer and PSU mfrs.
 

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Did more testing. Tried new ram, reduced power consumption by removing everything except for the essentials, removed OC from CPU, nothing made a difference. I'm just intrigued as to why the performance is totally fine, no crashes, no slow downs, no high temps or anything weird. Just the beeps.

Check your motherboard code and if possible test the 3080 using a different motherboard.
 

Khnick

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Did more testing. Tried new ram, reduced power consumption by removing everything except for the essentials, removed OC from CPU, nothing made a difference. I'm just intrigued as to why the performance is totally fine, no crashes, no slow downs, no high temps or anything weird. Just the beeps.
Do you still have display problems on one of the display ports?
 

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Do you still have display problems on one of the display ports?
Just got back home. Yes. Only the first one works properly, the second one gives no image and the third one gives image but loses it as soon as I slightly touch the cable. So I'm assuming this could be a more clear signal of it being faulty?
 

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Just got back home. Yes. Only the first one works properly, the second one gives no image and the third one gives image but loses it as soon as I slightly touch the cable. So I'm assuming this could be a more clear signal of it being faulty?
I'd be worried about that, what if you get another monitor or vr headset in the future I know it sucks to consider returning it with the current stock situation
 

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I'd be worried about that, what if you get another monitor or vr headset in the future I know it sucks to consider returning it with the current stock situation
No, you're right. I'll call them on monday and see the options I have. I just wonder if there's anything else to try while I wait. I also wonder if this is something that a vbios update would solve.
 
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