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Originally posted by kingtreelo kingtreelo wrote:

i've built a fair few PCs(over 200) and people always tell me this...i never have used anything like this and nothing has ever broken or gone wrong......

i think its like the myth of not putting warm/boiling water on your frozen car window because it will crack.......


I don't think it's quite the same - ESD protection is better in newer devices than it used to be decades ago.

Not that I'm saying you frazzle them the moment you touch them (or remove a bit of bubble wrap), but it's worth being careful with older stuff. -sibling 'fix-off' (I’m losing by miles).
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