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I used to mount the mobo and realize I had forgotten the I/O shield and have tear the mobo out again.
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post #12 of 14
I ran without an I/O Shield for years, you don't need it.
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post #13 of 14
i run my media server off a board that given to me for free without an i/o shield and ive not had any problems.
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post #14 of 14
I have only put the I/O back plate on once. My GA-EX58-UD5 works without it. Infact I think it is a waste of space and almost never use it on builds. Only time I ever use it is when I am not sure the mobo brackets are up enough but when I know it is working then why even use it? It is a waste to me and anyone else pugging in hardware knows where a plug is smile.gif

By the way Merry Christmas
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