|"not sure of the specs"|
Is this it?
"Check your ram sticks"
I doubt the problem is memory related but if it'll make you feel better, try switching the sticks around.
"it doesnt make the same sounds as it use to when i started it,it almost sounds like maybe the processor isnt starting or something like that"
Processors don't make noise...fans make noise. Are you getting any beep codes when you attempt to start the system?