Desktop Boards
Intel® 5 Series Chipset Boards
No Video and Two Beeps During Boot


Intel® Desktop Boards that support processors with Intel® HD Graphics will not boot properly if all of the following are true:

  • The processor installed does not include support for Intel® Graphics Technology.
  • You have plugged the monitor into the onboard graphics connector on the back panel.
  • You have not installed an add-in graphics card.

In this situation,there will be no video displayed on the monitor and you will hear two beeps.


To resolve this problem, you can either install and use an add-in graphics card or install a processor that supports Intel® HD Graphics.

For a list of processors that support Intel HD Graphics, visit

This applies to:

Intel® Desktop Board DH55HC
Intel® Desktop Board DH55PJ
Intel® Desktop Board DH55TC
Intel® Desktop Board DH57DD
Intel® Desktop Board DH57JG
Intel® Desktop Board DQ57TM
Intel® Desktop Board DQ57TML

Solution ID: CS-031281
Last Modified: 15-Oct-2014
Date Created: 03-Feb-2010
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