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post #1 of 7
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I wasn't sure where this would go but I bet you guys can help me.

I just sold my AMD Phenom II x4 CPU, via ebay, but what is the best way to ship this CPU to ensure safety?

I mean, I don't have the original packaging and seeing as this is the CPU section, I was hoping you guys would know???
post #2 of 7
The plastic clamshell it comes in with the original box should be perfectly fine. If you just have the cpu then put it in the plastic clamshell in a bubble wrapped envelope. Just make sure they mark it fragile for you.
post #3 of 7
get some anti-static (usually pink) foam for the cpu to sit on, so the pins can be in the foam and be supported. wrap it in anti-static bag, then bubble wrap... in a box.

for the foam and bag, something like this:

http://hackaday.com/2009/07/16/bus-p...order-1-ships/
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Put it into a sponge, wrap it with anything to cover it, tape it shut. Nothing will hurt it.
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Can you guys recommend a place to purchase the supplies, like antistatic foam, bubble rap, peanut shells, etc....

Menards, or Sears, or Lowells or something???
post #6 of 7
is there a local electronic store around? they should have some spare they might be willing to give away.
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post #7 of 7
Cut a piece of motherboard foam..stick the cpu into that..Where's the holder??
wrap it in antistatic plastic..Pack it into a usps small shipping box.with packing peanuts/something .get insurance and delivery confimation biggrin.gif
 
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