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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.
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Originally Posted by AtomicFrost View Post
THIS!!!:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antistatic_bag


Just place it on something that isn't conductive, and that won't melt.
This man speaks the truth. NEVER run your components on an anti static bag.
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post #22 of 24
I used a piece of tape to hold up the video card that I stuck onto the cpu cooler.
The motherboard is sitting on a hardcover text book.
Been running 24/7 for a long time.


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post #23 of 24
Anti-static bag is conductive. Your motherboard is only safe when it is enclosed inside the anti-static bag. It forms a Faraday cage to disperse electricity away from things inside the bag. You should see people on Youtube conducting electricity on the anti-static bag.

Do not put motherboard on top of anti-static bag.
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With the amount of parts most of us collect, I'm sure it would be easy to make a test bench.
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