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how do you ship a processor?

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i have an old athlon skt 939 lying around that i pulled out of an emachines, and i was wondering how you ship one of these? i would think it would arrive there with bent pins and stuff... so how do you package it?
post #2 of 12
put the pin side into a piece of foam i believe. Same deal like when you would lap one.
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post #3 of 12
use some (antistatic) foam and stick it on there take another piece and tape around.....
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post #4 of 12
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hmmmm so is just any foam antistatic, or does it have to be special?
post #5 of 12
don't know exactly which type, my non boxed CPU was shipped with black rubbery foam, with on top normal black foam, the type people sleep on when camping in a tent
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post #6 of 12
Some plys of tissues, folded up a lot of times, will do the trick. Well, at least in theory.
post #7 of 12
A piece of antistatic foam for the pins, and then wrap it up in bubble wrap.
post #8 of 12
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alright, thanks i'll look into those.
post #9 of 12
make sure its antistatic...dont want to pwn the CPU unnessesarily!
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post #10 of 12
ground yourself out before you wrap it up and yes antistatic foam
    
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