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 SolvedIf i burnt out my cpu by increasing the voltage to it if i reset the cmos will that make sure the new cpu i put in doesnt burn Forum asus a7v600: problem putting in new memory Forum Graphics card died put new one in worked for a while now giving me please enable direct3d acceleration Forum Mobo defective, where should I put my CPU while waiting for new mobo? Forum i put new memory in and now when i turn it on it beeps in rapid succession Forum BIOS and Windows shows only half memory size after put the new cooler? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !