Solved Static on Video Card Tags: Radeon Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: June 14, 2010 12:19 AM in Graphics & Displays Share gamer9832 June 4, 2010 2:29:58 AM Hi all i just bought new video card but forgot to ground myself before examining it is there any chance static electricity might have destroyed the card? i was not on a carpet- on wood floor thankyou More about : static video card | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove wa1 Graphics card Master June 4, 2010 2:52:21 PM well, it might be a little chance, but don't worry about that, the chances of you destroying the card are so tiny... Just try your card, put it in your PC and boot up... | Report abuse Best solution sturm June 4, 2010 5:22:14 PM I have been building systems for years and never use a grounding strap. I have picked up components many times with zero problems. When installing in the case I do always touch the case before installing the component though. | Report abuse gamer9832 June 14, 2010 12:17:21 AM Thank you for all the answers i got a wrist strap in case and installed the components- it runs great! | Report abuse gamer9832 June 14, 2010 12:19:54 AM Best answer selected by gamer9832. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Static on Video Card> Related ressources: ForumHow to remove static noise from video card ForumI touched my graphics card with static , help! ForumShipping Graphics Card No Anti Static Bag Available ForumSmall squares of random pixels static artifact on video card ForumAnnoying light crackle/ static when capturing 8mm video . Is.. ForumHDD use + front panel audio = static noise ForumStatic when connecting computer to tv ForumPower Supply Causing Static in Audio ForumNewegg X1800XT, no anti static bag, card looks used ForumGeforce GTS 250 Static ForumScreen Static ForumInstalling graphics card - static problem ForumStatic damage to the CPU ForumStatic fuzz/hum in games ForumFuzzy/ static /grainy screen while 3d gaming ForumConcerned 7970 ForumNeed help need a new graphics card Forum[Solved] Replacement card ForumNeed AGP card for Dell GX270 Forum[Solved] Best HTPC card using HDMI w/true hd audio More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !