Solved Motherboard standoffs question? Tags: Motherboards Last response: April 24, 2014 7:45 PM in Motherboards Share Spectate April 24, 2014 7:27:33 PM The screws that I am using are metal. Doesn't that mean the motherboard will still short out? Sorry for being a noob, first time building. More about : motherboard standoffs question Reply to Spectate i7Baby a c 376 V Motherboard April 24, 2014 7:32:01 PM They screw into the motherboard through the insulating material. Some might also screw to an earth track. None screw to any voltage Reply to i7Baby m 0 l Someone Somewhere a c 272 V Motherboard April 24, 2014 7:34:44 PM They should all be grounded, and are meant to be. Reply to Someone Somewhere m 0 l Related resources BitFenix Prodigy motherboard standoffs question - Forum Question about motherboard standoffs - Forum Questions About Motherboard Standoffs - Forum Quick Motherboard / Standoff / Screw question! - Forum Motherboard Standoff Question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Gam3r01 a c 151 V Motherboard April 24, 2014 7:32:21 PM No it wont. The standoffs hold the board up off the tray, and the holes for them dont have circuitry on them, so nothing can short down the screw. Reply to Gam3r01 Share Spectate April 24, 2014 7:42:53 PM One more question. Whenever I am fitting the motherboard into the case, is it ok for it to touch the back of the case accidentally? Reply to Spectate m 0 l Gam3r01 a c 151 V Motherboard April 24, 2014 7:45:15 PM Yeah its fine to touch during install (Note touch, not ram into) Since there is no power its all good. Reply to Gam3r01 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Motherboard standoff question Forum SolvedQuick Question Motherboard, Standoff and Case Forum SolvedQuick Motherboard Standoff Question Forum SolvedDoes the Corsair 300R come with motherboard standoffs? Forum SolvedMotherboard Standoffs Sizes Forum SolvedHow many Standoffs does this Motherboard have? Forum SolvedMotherboard does not lineup with case Standoffs Forum SolvedMotherboard Standoffs Help Forum SolvedOne of my MotherBoard standoffs is playing up? Forum SolvedCase standoffs and motherboard positioning Forum Motherboard standoff question Forum SolvedI installed my motherboard witouth standoffs, can that represent a big issue? Forum SolvedMotherboard standoffs stripped Forum Solvedproblem with motherboard standoffs Forum SolvedDoes my Carbide 300R need motherboard standoffs? (Quick answer appreciated) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !