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post #11 of 24
Why would you want to place the motherboard on a anti-static bag and not a totaly nonconductive piece of wood or cardboard. The anti-static bag is for when you want to transport the component.
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post #12 of 24
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I don't know why I would want to - that's why I ask questions first xD
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post #13 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
Please, do no place it anti static bag.

(I did it for a bit and then read that it can cause static buildup.)
THIS!!!:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antistatic_bag
Quote:
To create the anti-static effect, the black or silver bags are slightly conductive
Just place it on something that isn't conductive, and that won't melt.
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post #14 of 24
Running your board on the motherboard box is perfectly fine. If you're not going to do anything like OC'ing or anything extremely stressful to the system, I wouldn't even worry about placing any case fans anywhere. I've run systems like this numerous times with no issues.
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post #15 of 24
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Alright guys - already got the cpu + heatsink on so I'm on my way - thanks for the advice.
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post #16 of 24
Keep it elevated so you don't spill stuff on it.
post #17 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggs View Post
You can use the anti-static bag the motherboard came in and place the motherboard on top of that. Just whatever you do, don't directly touch any of the components without "discharging" yourself of any static electricity.

That should get you by for a few days.
Wait... Aren't those conductive?
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post #18 of 24
By the time we have finished agrueing your case will be here.
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post #19 of 24
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Lawl - quite possibly. Hope the 800D is worth the money xD. I originally bought the 650D but that's going to be too small to WC so - instead of paying a restocking fee - I'm just going to give my younger brother a sick deal on it.
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post #20 of 24
Don't lick the bare motherboard lol
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