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I want to sell my gtx 560 ti.. but i don't have those little rubber inserts that go over the actual pci connectors on the card. What should i do?
post #2 of 8
It depends on packaging, tape would probably leave residue and would be worse than not covering it.
And just curious, you going to sell it on here? Wait nvm .-.

but I really wouldnt worry too much so long as you have the original box it should be perfectly fine.
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They aren't needed, and most new cards do not come with them. Actually, I think ASUS and MSI are the only brands I've used that had covers for the gold fingers.
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post #4 of 8
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I would sell it on here if i had enough rep.. i mean if someone pm's me right now offering what i want for it (180 ish..) i would sell it.

I have the orginial box and accessories but not the inserts that go on the actual gold contacts.. does it matter?
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Just put it back in an anti static bag and ship it in a well packaged box. Not sure what those protectors are for tbh.
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post #6 of 8
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well packaged box as in

original box put into a box with bubble wrap right?
post #7 of 8
Original box would be best. Graphics cards are more hardy that most people think; I have both bought and sold cards just in their anti-static bag slid into a padded mailer and never had a problem.

Of course, if you have the box, it not only protects it better, but will probably get more interest in it as the card is more complete.
post #8 of 8
Asus and MSI seem to come with them, my 590 from EVGA did not. Its not really necessary, just a nice touch. If they're secure from moving around in the package they will be fine.
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