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Question can signs of static damage be identified?

PCproverbial

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I was halfway through trying to install a waterblock on my graphics card, when I read that static can damage your PC components, and that there's really no way to know in what way or to what extent (unless it's dead, then it's not working at all). I'll see if it's minimally functional soon enough, but I'm wondering what I might look for on the monitor's display, software defects, or other things in order to detect partial graphics card damage, or what instances of static damage you have either experienced yourself or learned about through other people.
 

UsandThem

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Static electricity damage can be anything from the component being dead, to odd random behavior.
 

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