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How to package gpu

8 minutes ago, omeir20003 said:

So I just wrap the gpu in bags and put it in  the box right?

Sure.  You don't need bags, but whatever you want to do :)

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So I'm going to buy a gpu but the seller does not have a box, so I decided to use my old GPU box with padding but there's no antistatic bag is that ok?

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Wrap the gpu in some other soft material that doesn't conduct electricity


print "Hello World!" ("Hello World!")

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Buy and anti-static bag from a local store, they're cheap.  I wouldn't ship without on, but that's me.


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24 minutes ago, omeir20003 said:

So I'm going to buy a gpu but the seller does not have a box, so I decided to use my old GPU box with padding but there's no antistatic bag is that ok?

If you're just going to pick up the GPU, yes, that's fine. If there's shipping involved somehow, although I can't see how there would be if you're providing the box, invest in an anti-static bag and extra padding, then ship the GPU box inside of another heavily padded box.


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4 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

If you're just going to pick up the GPU, yes, that's fine. If there's shipping involved somehow, although I can't see how there would be if you're providing the box, invest in an anti-static bag and extra padding, then ship the GPU box inside of another heavily padded box.

I am just picking it up from a place, not being shipped. So I don't need an antistatic bag?

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Just now, omeir20003 said:

I am just picking it up from a place, not being shipped. So I don't need an antistatic bag?

I don't think so, no. Just make sure the PCB is facing up and doesn't have anything pressing down on it.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

I don't think so, no. Just make sure the PCB is facing up and doesn't have anything pressing down on it.

So its the side where the fan shows right?

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1 minute ago, omeir20003 said:

So its the side where the fan shows right?

The PCB is the card itself. The fan is on the cooler. The cooler should be face down.


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3 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

The PCB is the card itself. The fan is on the cooler. The cooler should be face down.

But how come when manufacturers send them the cooler is showing?

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Just now, omeir20003 said:

 

But how come when manufacturers send them the cooler is showing?

Excellent question :)  

 

Btw, I didn't see your reply about just picking it up. 

 

Hell, you can throw it on your passenger seat bare ass and it'll be fine.  Thought you were talking shipping, then you need the bag.

 

 


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4 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

Excellent question :)  

 

Btw, I didn't see your reply about just picking it up. 

 

Hell, you can throw it on your passenger seat bare ass and it'll be fine.  Thought you were talking shipping, then you need the bag.

 

 

I'm gonna be busing, I have my original GPU box with padding. It doesn't matter which way I face it right?

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Just now, omeir20003 said:

I'm gonna be busing, I have my original GPU box with padding. It doesn't matter which way I face it right?

No, not at all.  The weight of itself can't harm itself.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, jstudrawa said:

No, not at all.  The weight of itself can't harm itself.

Ok thank you

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2 hours ago, jstudrawa said:

No, not at all.  The weight of itself can't harm itself.

Can I use a plastic bag?

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4 minutes ago, omeir20003 said:

Can I use a plastic bag?

Yeah, won't hurt it at all.  


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Posted · Original PosterOP
59 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

Yeah, won't hurt it at all.  

Like it wont fry the card right?

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3 minutes ago, omeir20003 said:

Like it wont fry the card right?

OMG no.

 

Like I said, nothing you do to transport that card is going to hurt it.  Throw it in a backpack if you want.

 

Seriously, just go get it and get it home.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
53 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

OMG no.

 

Like I said, nothing you do to transport that card is going to hurt it.  Throw it in a backpack if you want.

 

Seriously, just go get it and get it home.

So I just wrap the gpu in bags and put it in  the box right?

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8 minutes ago, omeir20003 said:

So I just wrap the gpu in bags and put it in  the box right?

Sure.  You don't need bags, but whatever you want to do :)


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