ah that sucks, but stuffing a thumb in one eye and the index finger in the other, does show colors...and stars.
What skin are you talking about sir? It sounds specific and I just don't know if we were on a specific skin.
During all my pc adventures, I've never had a overheating anything, that made the pc beep. Both cpus, graphics cards, ram and chipsets have been too hot here. The only beep, was from the POST afterwards