Solved My New Build Tags: Build New Build Systems Last response: February 23, 2011 11:58 PM in Systems Share starkiller123 February 23, 2011 8:58:26 PM So i finally built my first comp. However i had a few questions regarding the build i was not able to get my mobo in the case with the I/O shield installed so i had to take it off. Should i be worried about not having an I/O shield? More about : build anonymous1 February 23, 2011 9:40:24 PM Did you say that you modifyed your new system with better air flow? WR2 February 23, 2011 9:56:37 PM Hello starkiller123; In most cases not using the IO shield is just a cosmetic thing and won't affect performance. Want to remind us what motherboard and case you're working with? Related resources New Build . Feedback & Suggestions? - Forum New build help! 1600$ - Forum Need help on new PC build ! - Forum Graphics card for new build - Forum Graphics card won't do anything in new build - previously worked - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JackNaylorPE February 23, 2011 10:16:52 PM The case generally comes with an I/O shield. When provided, it should be removed and replaced w/ the one in your MoBo box. starkiller123 February 23, 2011 10:18:37 PM Mobo= Asus M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 Case= Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case The shield fit into the case but it was keeping the mobo from latching onto the standoffs due to the fact that the IO shields padding was to thick WR2 February 23, 2011 10:34:07 PM I saw someone else was complaining about the same issue. No problem running without the shield in place. Does the shield look like someothing you could to mod to fit? The shield will help keep the case cleaner. starkiller123 February 23, 2011 10:43:32 PM i could prolly mod it but i dont want to take out my mobo lol i have my all of my cables sorted out and tied down Best solution WR2 February 23, 2011 10:48:12 PM Just keep an eye out inside the case every now and then to check for material infiltrating into the case from the rear. starkiller123 February 23, 2011 11:58:39 PM Best answer selected by starkiller123. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFeedback on new build . ForumNew Build RAM Help, DRAM LED light flashing red, not porting to monito ForumNew build spins/lights up for ~1 second, dies, repeats. ForumPCI compatibility question ForumNew build suggestions? 800-850 Forum[New Build] Looking for opinions Forum[Solved] Upgrade or New Build? ForumNew Budget Build ForumNew AMD Build ForumPLEASE HELP!!! NEW BUILD NOT BOOTING UP!!! ForumNew Build! Are these parts COMPATIBLE/GOOD!!! Forum[Solved] New gaming build advice ForumNew Gaming/Media Build Advice $750-850 USD More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !