Well as the title says i don't have any anti static bags to ship my video card out in. What have you guys used to mail one out. The 6950 is headed to Mexico and i don't want it to be DOA when it gets their. Any help would be appreciated. --- Phenom II X4 965 BE,1Tb Spinpoint f3,EVGA 580 3GB.4gb Crucial Ballistic,Antec Earthwatts 750,Nzxt Gamma Mid Tower Case,Asus M4A78T-E mobo,Corsair H80
#2thetruth928(Topic Creator)Posted 6/7/2012 1:40:52 AM
No trolling this is a serious question. Your warned status says everything i need to know troll. --- Phenom II X4 965 BE,1Tb Spinpoint f3,EVGA 580 3GB.4gb Crucial Ballistic,Antec Earthwatts 750,Nzxt Gamma Mid Tower Case,Asus M4A78T-E mobo,Corsair H80
#5gigapuddiPosted 6/7/2012 2:25:21 AM
They're made to keep static out. If you put it in a bag, I'm pretty sure it will just be a static oven.
Ever heard of common sense?
#6betatechPosted 6/7/2012 2:34:36 AM
Two options I can think of are: 1) Buy an anti-static bag. 2) Get the item insured during shipment so if something does go wrong you can claim of the company, but I am not sure if this would be claimable since it may not count as being 'properly packaged'.
In the past I have never shipped items but when want to store stuff and I don't have an anti-static bag I just put them in a box and put bubble wrap around it. Not the safest method but so far nothing has gone wrong. --- Gigabyte P45-DS3, Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0Ghz, 4GB RAM, Ati Radeon 5770 1GB, CM 690 II. Win7 x64.
#7_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 6/7/2012 5:42:56 AM
I just used a paper bag. Done it before and went ok. I think this is what XFX (if I remember correctly) recommends when you send them a video card and do not have a anti-static bag to put it in.
Though to be fair, I have never had anything break from static even when I was really young and had no idea that static could mess things up. So I may be a little less careful then others. --- I5 760 | MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II | 8GB 1600MHz | WD 1TB 7200Rpm | Corsair VX 550w | CM Gladiator | Samsung S24A350H | Board Corsair K90 | Mouse Corsair M90
#8Xeeh_BitzPosted 6/7/2012 6:21:39 AM
static is overrated... I leave crap sitting on carpet for days, weeks and its ok. --- 2700K @ 4.5ghz(1.28v) | Sapphire 7970 Crossfire @ 1125/1500 | Samsung 830 SSD | 8GB Sniper | 500R | Corsair 850AX | Windblowz 7 Pro
#9analogmanPosted 6/7/2012 7:15:28 AM
i wrapped mine in newspapers and those worked like a charm. nothing static happened. --- check my quote :DD