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mine came with everything but the box and I got it thru New Egg

Sometime openbox does not come with I/O shield. Probably the biggest grip in buying openbox MB.
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what's the point of IO shields?
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what's the point of IO shields?

They just block airflow anyway rolleyes.gif

I guess more for looks then anything, or to label ports.
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They just block airflow anyway rolleyes.gif
I guess more for looks then anything, or to label ports.

To me it looks weird without IO shield.
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I'm looking to purchase a FX-6100 and I was wondering what people that own it think of it? Do you regret buying it? Did you have any problems setting up your system?

I also need some suggestions for motherboards, I'm looking at either ASUS or Gigabyte but I don't really know what features they offer, as well as if the BIOS would require an update or not. I'd appreciate the help, more info on what I have planned and my budget: http://www.overclock.net/t/1232711/looking-to-upgrade .
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I'm looking to purchase a FX-6100 and I was wondering what people that own it think of it? Do you regret buying it? Did you have any problems setting up your system?
I also need some suggestions for motherboards, I'm looking at either ASUS or Gigabyte but I don't really know what features they offer, as well as if the BIOS would require an update or not. I'd appreciate the help, more info on what I have planned and my budget: http://www.overclock.net/t/1232711/looking-to-upgrade .

I upgraded from a qx-6700 to an FX-6100 and am very happy with it. it out performs my old qx in every thing I do.
for MOBO I love my Sabertooth 990FX it has alot of features and has every thing you want for overclocking.
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They just block airflow anyway rolleyes.gif
I guess more for looks then anything, or to label ports.

I don't put IO shields on. They look better without IMO, unless it's a black I/O shield. Even then, bare looks good.
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well guys I am quite happy to say my fx-8150 finally is at 4.4 nice and stable on 1.41volts and under full load it hits a nice 25-26c and thats only because I want let the chiller run full tilt until I get some glycol in it starts freezing over lol
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To all those that have PM'd me, but I haven't added yet:

I have been really busy lately, But i will add you guys this weekend! I promise!

reflex99 does work 100% of the time 60% of the time.

thank you for your patience
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I prefer the IO shields because they reduce the "dust bunnies" in the case/ on the mobo. Have run without from time to time.

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