Putting together first computer question Tags: Homebuilt Computer Components Systems Last response: December 6, 2010 12:43 PM in Systems Share gotbeefinyotaco December 6, 2010 7:26:39 AM I have all the components but didn't know I needed a grounding wrist strap. Will touching the tower http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... with the screw driver and my hands be enough? Sorry for the dumb question but I don't wanna screw up my first home built computer. More about : putting computer question | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove sadams04 Homebuilt system Authority December 6, 2010 12:43:29 PM While the wrist strap / anti-static mat is ideal, the answer to your question is yes. Grounding yourself to the case before touching components will discharge static electricity if the case itself is grounded. More info => http://www.wikihow.com/Ground-Yourself-to-Avoid-Destroy... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Putting together first computer question> Related ressources: ForumPutting Together First Gaming Computer (Second Draft) ForumPutting together own computer for the first time ForumFirst time putting a system together from the ground up. ForumNeed help putting together a computer ForumNEWBIE NEED HELP PUTTING TOGETHER HIS FIRST PC! ForumPutting together new Computer , final questions... ForumHelp quick please :) Putting together a computer right now ForumRisks when putting the computer together . ForumPutting together barebones pc kit ForumPutting My Computer Together Getting Overwelmed Plz help ForumFinished putting together the parts, what now? Forum* Need opinions on computer I'm putting together ! * ForumUpgrading/ Putting together the RIGHT equipment... Need serious HELP. ForumNeed help putting together a complete $600-$830 budget gaming rig Forum1st Timer - Any general tips before putting this new build together ? ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC Forum[Solved] First build. Complete gaming system $2,000 ForumRate custom build computer system under $2500 ForumSelling a homebuilt computer, price check needed. ForumHome built computer keeps crashing randomly More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !