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Where can I purchase a backplate "I/O Shield" for an Asus board?

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estore.asus is out of stock. They had it for $6.50. Theres a guy on ebay selling them for $19.99 + 4.99 shipping. Seems like that douche bought it all from asus estore and selling it on ebay for that ridiculous price.
 
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Can you be more specific about the board? Motherboard? AMD or Intel?
 

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Ahh ~ an I/O shield.
 

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Yep
 

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Motherboard-Pro is out of them too. Only place I could find was ebay as well. :ohwell:
 

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Sad but true, Ebay seems to be the only place I could find one :(
 
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$20 for an I/O shield? I would rather just not have an I/O shield than have to pay $20 for a stamped piece of sheet metal.
 
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Maybe post a listing on here and a few other PC forums to see if anyone has an extra one available. Might even be able to snag one for free + shipping.
 

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Maybe post a listing on here and a few other PC forums to see if anyone has an extra one available. Might even be able to snag one for free + shipping.
I see, will do!
 
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Hey, check out computer-camp. They have I/O shield for ASUS P5Q Deluxe for under $10.00. They are on eBay!
 
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Contacted Asus yesterday and its back in stock today. Nice. But it's 6.50 + 5 shipping.

At least it's not 20 bucks + shipping.
 

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I/O shields make life hard work...they often get in the way, block airflow out and to be honest, anyone can live without one. :)
ok? lol

Well, my antec case has 2 front filters, so if the backplate are blocking airflow, then thats a good thing.
 

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Point being: If you had an I/O shield, fair enough...but buying one?
Pure waste of cash and I'm sure that $20 could be far better spent on something else.

Oh and the more air out of your case, the better.