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Model A1419 / EMC 2806 / Late 2014 or Mid 2015. 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (ID iMac15,1); EMC 2834 late 2015 / 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (iMac17,1) All with Retina 5K displays

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Sudden beeping sound every 5 seconds but everything works fine

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my iMac started beeping 2 days ago and I was reading that could be RAM problem but absolutely everything works fine! I am using a lot of memory for my Photoshop work and there is no problem with it. What could this be..? Please help, this sound makes me crazyyyy! Thank you

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Did you run diagnostics? Restart your system press the D key to enter.

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Yes I did but no problems were found and the beeping is still on. Thank you for answering...

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Hey there,

It sounds like the beeping is occurring due to an issue with the RAM. Here are some troubleshooting steps to try:

1. Reset the SMC: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964

2. If your device has 2 or more RAM chips installed, please try each installing RAM chip individually.

  • This will help you identify which RAM chip may potentially be an issue.

3. Clean the RAM slots with compressed air.

  • If, for whatever reason, there is dust and debris in the connectors, this will clean it out.

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