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So I just sold my 5770 on eBay and I wanted to know if this is the correct procedure:

Remove card from MB using antistatic wristband connected to frame of my bed to ground myself. Place the card in antistatic bag and tape it closed. Place a massive amount of bubblewrap in shipping box and place card in it.

Anything else I am missing?

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post #2 of 18
Pretty much. Include any driver CDs, manuals, etc that came with the card, you won't need 'em anymore.
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post #3 of 18
Yep sounds good clip the antistatic band on the case as the case is grounded.

gently place the gpu in the middle of the bubble rap and wrap it like you would a present or simply roll it like a sausage roll

take your time and be gentle
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Yep sounds good clip the antistatic band on the case as the case is grounded.

gently place the gpu in the middle of the bubble rap and wrap it like you would a present or simply roll it like a sausage roll

take your time and be gentle
I unplug the PSU though right?

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Psu plugged in should keep you grounded.

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post #6 of 18
Just switch off the PSU. No need to actually unplug it.

Plus it will ground you if it's plugged in.
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I unplug the PSU though right?

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Leave the psu plugged in you will be fine. Make sure not to touch the pcb make sure you only touch the pci bracket and the bottom corner on the other end.

Reason being any grease on your fingers could be turned into heat spots
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Leave the psu plugged in you will be fine. Make sure not to touch the pcb make sure you only touch the pci bracket and the bottom corner on the other end.

Reason being any grease on your fingers could be turned into heat spots
PCB? That's the green bit if I am not mistaken, right?
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PCB? That's the green bit if I am not mistaken, right?
Yeah, this is the Printed Circuit Board that everything else is soldered on. Also comes in different colors.
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PCB? That's the green bit if I am not mistaken, right?
Correct just don't touch it unless your hands are supa clean or ur wearing gloves and be carefull not to knock a cappasiter otherwise when the new owner goes to turn it on it will not work or could catch onfire. but im sure you will be fine!
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