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Anti-Static Braclets
12-09-2010, 11:02 PM, (This post was last modified: 12-09-2010, 11:03 PM by Ryan3636.)
Anti-Static Braclets
I was wondering if I should go to bestbuy tomorrow and pick up one before I start building my computer. I'm wondering, how many of you in the community use them? Can you just always have a hand on your case and be just as well off?
12-09-2010, 11:29 PM,
RE: Anti-Static Braclets
You don't even need your hand on the case all the time. Just before you touch a component, touch something metal, the case, the power supply. If your not on carpet, its even less of an issue.
12-10-2010, 12:10 AM,
RE: Anti-Static Braclets
Pretty much, just touch your case every time before handling a component and you'll be just fine. I'd avoid building in an area with carpet or anything that contains a lot of static obviously.
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12-12-2010, 03:39 PM,
RE: Anti-Static Braclets
I went ahead and bought one just to be on the safe side.

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