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Old 07-26-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Hi, I will be transporting my PC about 500 miles (Around 8-10hrs) and was wondering what precautions I need to take. My main worry is static. Is static a big worry, or will the metal casing diffuse any static build up? I'm planning on leaving all the components in, I have a small heatsink, so I don't need to worry about that coming loose, and I believe my GTX 660 will be ok. I have the box the computer came in, and the Styrofoam to hold it in place. I also have a kind of soft plastic bag the case came in that I could wrap it in but I wasn't sure if that would cause static and damage the case. So what do you guys think and do you have any ideas? Thanks!
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I have used the boxes the case came in for years. Nothing bad has happened.
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Are you transporting yourself or letting someone else do it?
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We'll both be driving, so one person doesn't have to drive the whole way.
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Just stay away from the 19 mile bridge over Lake Pontchartrain. That rollercoaster masquerading as a bridge will test any packing scheme you have. And give you whiplash at the same time.
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