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I felt like I got a great deal on the card but I felt like the seller just threw it in a box and said, "Here you go." I'm not debating on whether antistatic bags are necessary. Look at most, if not all the computer equipment out there: mobos, ram, video cards and think why do they come with that bag?
    
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post #12 of 63
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I felt like I got a great deal on the card but I felt like the seller just threw it in a box and said, "Here you go." I'm not debating on whether antistatic bags are necessary. Look at most, if not all the computer equipment out there: mobos, ram, video cards and think why do they come with that bag?
I honestly don't see why you are making such a big deal out of this.

Test it, if it works it works.

If it doesn't work it was damaged during delivery and get a refund.

It is honestly as simple as that.
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Gor gods sake, Try the card, and complain if it does not work. No need to create this thread at all. If i got sent a motherboard and the manual was missing, i wouldn't return it. It still works. Get me?
     
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I think you should look at it in a "CRISIS AVERTED" way instead of a "BUT WHAT IF" mindset.
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Gor gods sake, Try the card, and complain if it does not work. No need to create this thread at all. If i got sent a motherboard and the manual was missing, i wouldn't return it. It still works. Get me?
No. That is completely irrelevant. But yes, if I had an motherboard without the manual, I'd keep it. Like I said, you are comparing like to like.
    
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post #16 of 63
First of all, what Vid card?
If its like a 6990, packed in newspaper, I would be pissed. But a 15 dollar card? Not really...
Second, does it work? He isnt newegg. Yes, its ****y to see it packed like that, but its done. How does the card look? Like crap? or very nice and taken care of. Glass is covered in newspaper when its moved! And thats more delicate than a vid card...

PS: companies ship in anti static bags because theyll ship their stuff 4-5 times before you get it. The risk is much greater for them. Plus, they basically have to gaurantee that itl work. Any DOA will just be more hassle. So for them, the 5 cent bags are worth it.
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post #17 of 63
If you want a static bag go buy new stuff.
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Why should it matter, if it works then there's nothing to worry about... Paranoid much plox
    
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I honestly don't see why you are making such a big deal out of this.

Test it, if it works it works.

If it doesn't work it was damaged during delivery and get a refund.

It is honestly as simple as that.
I told you, it's based on principle. Obviously, you don't see the same way as me so I'll try to explain what I see. Remember that thread where that guy was buying a motherboard and when it arrived, it was touching the edge of the box and filled with packaging peanuts? Well, I'm in a similar situation.
    
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I felt like I got a great deal on the card but I felt like the seller just threw it in a box and said, "Here you go." I'm not debating on whether antistatic bags are necessary. Look at most, if not all the computer equipment out there: mobos, ram, video cards and think why do they come with that bag?
he probably couldn't find a A-bag that he misplaced years ago...
    
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