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post #1 of 9
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I just got a advanced RMA for corsair for my bad ram, how should I go about sending it back once it gets here?

I think I have a anti static bag lying around, should I wrap the ram in that then some bubble wrap inside whatever package they send me the ram in?
post #2 of 9
just throw it in a envelope.
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If you still have the molded plastic covers where most dimms come in when new then your best option is to use them. Corsair is likely to provide one when they send the replacements.

If you don't have the cover then yes, anti-static plastic is a must. Make sure that the cushioning between the plastic and the package is tight enough to keep the dimms in the center.


Or a padded envelope. RAM dimms are pretty strong, especially high grade one like Corsair.
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post #4 of 9
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just throw it in a envelope.

I would put it in a padded envelope just to make sure there is no physical damage to it in transit, but yea.
post #5 of 9
Wrap ram in anti-static bag -> cut two pieces of cardboard and sandwich the ram to prevent bending -> put into bubbler mailer. Shouldn't cost more than $3 total.

Also works great for fans as it prevents fan blade breakage during transit.
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Wrap ram in anti-static bag -> cut two pieces of cardboard and sandwich the ram to prevent bending -> put into bubbler mailer. Shouldn't cost more than $3 total.
Also works great for fans as it prevents fan blade breakage during transit.

This is the way I do it too.
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post #7 of 9
If the ram is defective, as it is, can't he skip the anti-static bag?
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If the ram is defective, as it is, can't he skip the anti-static bag?

The anti-static bag is for your protection, not the ram's.
post #9 of 9
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Well only one of the sticks is defective out of 3 so I gotta send em all back once my advance RMA gets here. Thanks for the help +rep to all
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