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post #11 of 35
I screw everything in with a magnetic screwdriver, including the motherboard, and i've never had a problem from it.
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post #12 of 35
I've used a magnetic screwdriver for about 4 years. I have a snap-on model. yes i spent $50 on a screw driver



There's my beauty. Works like a charm. Honestly if magnetic screwdrivers did not exist i would have to kill myself. I can not tell you how many times a fan screw fell under the motherboard or over some place where fingers can't reach. So you just move your screwdriver over and it picks it up
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post #13 of 35
Back in college, I had an internship at a company which the IT person used a magnetic screwdriver for *everything*. She couldn't figure out why she kept on winding up with bad hardware on nearly every PC she built or replaced hardware on.

She was a pain in the butt, so I just sat back and snickered quietly to myself and patted myself on the back for never letting a magnetic screwdriver near any PC components - ever.
     
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post #14 of 35
i love my magnetic screw driver its awesome on working on computers there very easy to use when working with computers and doesnt screw anything up
post #15 of 35
Back 6 or 7 years ago I moved a 16 inch car woofer by carrying it from the corner of the desk to over my old CRT Trinitron 21 inch. Well needless to say the whole screen turned purple and pink even though I passed like 2 feet above it. lol it went away thank god with hitting the degasus button.
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post #16 of 35
You know, you can run a magnet up and down the screwdriver multiple times and it will become magnetic... right?
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post #17 of 35
Yep, but it won't be as strong as having a dedicated magnet built into the screwdriver itself.
post #18 of 35
Guys stop freaking out, the magnet in that screw driver would never be enough to mess up anything, especially throw the enclosure of the HDD.
    
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post #19 of 35
HEY GUYS KNOW WHAT'S COOL? To make your screwdriver magnetic, just leave it connected to a sub woofer magnet for a few days.
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post #20 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by igob8a View Post
Yep, but it won't be as strong as having a dedicated magnet built into the screwdriver itself.
True... but still plenty if you use a big magnet...
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Originally Posted by l V l View Post
Guys stop freaking out, the magnet in that screw driver would never be enough to mess up anything, especially throw the enclosure of the HDD.
I've been using them in computers for 4 years, never a single problem!
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