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.

Thoughts?

Thanks

Cliff
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stingcctvCommented:
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.
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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.
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D_VanteCommented:
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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