Snap and burn while putting in new memory Tags: Homebuilt Burner Memory Systems Last response: November 9, 2009 11:49 PM in Systems Share becklee November 9, 2009 10:59:46 PM installing memory and heard snap and burn smell when powered back up.thought might be psu. cpu fan is running, HD does not powerup. Antec 400w about 2 years old More about : snap burn putting memory Proximon a c 113 B Homebuilt system a b } Memory November 9, 2009 11:19:40 PM Run through the checklist at the top of the forum about boot problems first. dndhatcher a b B Homebuilt system November 9, 2009 11:49:50 PM IF you can smell, its bad. Look carefully at all components (motherboard, PSU, graphics card, ram, etc for signs of discoloration. Often you can see the damaged component. Also move the parts away from each other and you may be able to smell it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI want to snap my video card in half ForumNew System with Snap for Old User ForumComputer makes a snap sound on startup. ForumLCD Burn In ForumLoud Snap in Power Supply ForumNew system worked, "clicked" and died. Need help figuring it out. ForumSystem Freezes while Gaming on Palit GTX 580 3GB ForumNew Computer crashes while gaming ForumNeed step by step instructions for new c drive ForumUse of OUI in SNAP for defining a 'proprietary' protocol ForumGeneral Laptop Advice From An Old Pro. ForumWeird cpu overheating during games ForumOne hell big of a problem regarding Hard Drives. Help me before I snap ForumWill this PCI Fit on my Motherboard? ForumBest upgrade for performance-processor, video card or memory? ForumHelp on Choosing Right Memory for Build (i7-860) ForumChanging memory; frequency problem! ForumWierd IRQ/memory? maybe error ForumXFX n750i SLI Motherboard Won't Boot. Memory Port Device? ForumMobo and memory compatabilty issue? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !