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Hey all

I bought a sapphire dual x 790 and it arrived las night. I thought it had a cover on the bus interface but it didn't, and I accidentiallY touched the gold contacts. Would it be safe to gentle swab the bus contacts with rubbing alchaol applied to a lint free foam sponge? Is there a risk of damaging it? Thanks.
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It should be fine. I wouldn't bother cleaning it.
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Are you sure? I does have visible fingerprints on it...
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you can clean it if you would like, but you should be just fine. Im missing most of my fingers on my left hand and hold mine at the contacts all the time.
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you can clean it if you would like, but you should be just fine. Im missing most of my fingers on my left hand and hold mine at the contacts all the time.

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