Can Static Electricity Kill Your PC?

Do anti-static wrist straps actually protect your PC? We hook up a static electricity generator and shock computer components to find out!

The DIY crew are PC-building villains, never wearing static wrist bands when putting builds together. But do anti-static wrist straps really protect anything? We pull out a homemade Van De Graaff generator and apply several thousand volts to PC components. Hard drives, RAM, video cards, and motherboards...which ones will fail? Watch the video to find out!