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Old 04-12-2009, 08:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Stupid question, but it's been bugging me. Im ssending in my mobo to get replaced, so where do I put my GPU, ram, hdd, soundcard? Do I buy a special bag or mat to keep it safe?

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Just stick it on a shelf

or you could hold them while shuffling around your carpeted house in woolen socks.

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If you still have any anti static bags left over from your build you could put them in those. I would at least want my gpu in one.
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If my wife didn't have the camera I'd take a picture of my office for you....pc parts on the floor, shelf, desk drawer, other computer towers, tables....as mentioned, just put them on a shelf...somewhere you wont' step on them :P

Really the only thing I'm that that careful with are the cpus.
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I just clear out a drawer in my dresser and stick them in there. Then they won't really get dusty and theres no danger of stepping on them
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