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Is it normal for some components to not be sealed or taped shut?


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#1 printerandink

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:09 AM

??????

This is the packaging that I'm asking about.

Edited by printerandink, 21 March 2012 - 09:28 AM.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:28 PM

Depends on what you've got. I got Arctic Silver in just an envelope with a shipping label.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:06 AM

My Artic Sliver didn't even have a packaging when i bought it.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 02:23 PM

What about PSU, motherboard and heat sinks?

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 06:56 PM

ive occasionally seen a heatsink not in a proper package, but every motherboard and PSU ive ever ordered has been packaged up properly, even the cheapies (which I dont buy many of)

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 12:14 AM

Most motherboards are packaged in those anti-static bag and placed a box.

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 11:49 AM

That's what I mean. I thought the boxes were usually sealed with tape or something. These boxes are not.

Edited by printerandink, 27 March 2012 - 11:49 AM.





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