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is this gfx card on tinfoil? lol

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Asus-8800GT-51...3A1|240%3A1318
    
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Antistatic bag.

Even if it was tinfoil, it wouldn't do any harm.
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post #3 of 17
It's very cheap XD!..

but i would buy it if i were u..

and that tinfoil won't do any harm.. it's better then bluntly putting it on a table.
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ah ok, i thought the tinfoil would kill it? i guess components are alot tougher than they used to be?
    
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yeah i was thinking of buying it i bet in the last minute it jumps to 70 quid, that usually happens
    
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post #6 of 17
it is an anti-static bag. All video cards come in one.....
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post #7 of 17
Its an antistatic bag. Not tinfoil. Those bags look metalic-like anyways, but the bag int he picture just has a glare. Its highly, HIGHLY unlikely that he put a video card on tinfoil.
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post #8 of 17
I sure as hell would put mine on tinfoil.....Anyone remember pr0chris and his failure of Tinfoil RAM Heatspreaders?
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I sure as hell would put mine on tinfoil.....Anyone remember pr0chris and his failure of Tinfoil RAM Heatspreaders?
yep
    
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post #10 of 17
In EOD, we used to make WIF bags (for electrostatic shielding) out of foil to serve as an EMR barrier for electric initiators that were susceptible to premature detonation from electrostatic discharge. But the foil needs to completely encompass the card to work as intended.
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