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Old January 19, 2010, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by kuziwk View Post
so i was installing it just to see how it fits in my new case as im installing fans, and i felt a small static shock go into the card and my processor doesnt come in till next week, is it broken most likely?
Most likely???


Very few discrete components these days are overly sensitive to ESD (electro static discharge), and even less so once they are installed in a circuit.

It's possible, but I wouldn't worry about it until you get a chance to test it.
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