I fried my motherboard because i forgot to use standoffs, does this mean all of Tags: New Build Motherboards Components Systems Last response: March 29, 2010 7:08 AM in Systems Share Anonymous a b V Motherboard March 28, 2010 8:26:56 PM I fried my motherboard because i forgot to use standoffs, does this mean all of my other components (CPU, GPU RAM etc.) are fried as well? thanks for any replies More about : fried motherboard forgot standoffs whitefang March 28, 2010 8:56:31 PM Weird, I forgot to use stand-offs one time and it didn't fry my motherboard. Just had to place the standoffs and try to start it again and it worked fine. And no, I don't think it would have friend anything else but you will only know once you test them. jsc a c 156 V Motherboard March 28, 2010 9:01:33 PM How do you know it fried your motherboard? A good PSU would have detected the shortand electronically shut itself down. What kind of PSU? Related resources What Are Motherboard Standoffs ??? - Forum Forgot to use standoffs ? - Forum No standoffs . No Screws. No Boot? - Forum What does the led lights mean on gigabyte mb - Forum Ground Loop Fried My Motherboard ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b V Motherboard March 29, 2010 7:04:41 AM Its a corsair tx 850w psu on a Asus m4a785g motherboard, at first i couldnt see why it fried and then i noticed i forgot the standoffs Anonymous a b V Motherboard March 29, 2010 7:08:20 AM its fried becuase i can see one of the copper plated (cable?) actually on the motherboard had burnt out, hopefully to protect my components, Maybe this can be repaired? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIf motherboard installed without standoffs will it short memory,cpu ForumI did not use standoffs on my mobo - question about this ForumForgot to install standoffs . ForumNot all motherboard standoffs are pushed in, does it matter? ForumMotherboard fried ?plz help me its rediculous ForumGigabyte X48 Ds4 fried . Choosing new board. Specs inside ForumFuture Case (only three standoffs ) help! ForumHave I Fried My Motherboard ? ForumHAF X Inclusion Of Motherboard Screws And Standoffs ? ForumFried Motherboard ? Forum[Q] Fried chipset. Maybe? ForumDat build... ForumM3N78-VM Motherboard Forum[Solved] Any changes you think I should make to this build? Forum[Solved] Please Double-Check this build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !