SuperMicro Chassis question

I have a supermicro chassis (RM41300) and a supermicro board (X9DRD-iF) and all of the components are new.  When I power it up, it all powers on fine and the OS boots and everything is hunky dory.

then, about every three mins or so, a steady alarm sounds and it revs up like it's booting, as in all the fans kick in and it sounds like a jet taking off.  Then it dies down again.  Three mins later, it all spins up again, then it dies down.  

I was thinking heat but it starts this almost right away, it's all new and it's under no load.  

There is a fan in the front that's not spinning so it could be bad, but I'm not sure what's causing it.  Of course, it seems like a hardware issue.



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If this has onboard nic, try and turn it off and see what happens.  A faulty nic will cause a boot loop but usually not getting fully up uncertain of beep code but you could check their support about that.  

But you are saying it dies completely then 3 minutes later it restarts?  

Check your voltages on your PS see if that is getting out of range.
crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
No, it server doesn't reboot.  It works fine.  It's that the fans rev up and then calm down about every three minutes.
check your heat sink and thermal grease

check the direction your fans are blowing.

Install the software to monitor the temp

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