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Looking for a LGA 1151 motherboard for gaming while considering budget

Hello,

I was looking for a motherboard that uses the LGA 1151 platform, for a i7-6700k processor, and I was thinking on this one:

Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Although I do not love the design, the reviews looks good. Yesterday, when I asked another question regarding choosing a video card (see here), they told me this motherboard was too expensive for gaming.

My question is: is there a cheaper motherboard than the one I presented, which can use the processor that I want, but still can still be future-proof for at least 5 years (meaning that I will not need to upgrade for at least five years)?

As I mentioned on the other thread, I am looking a motherboard for gaming, but also for software development and maybe some visualization. The latest titles that I have been playing are StarCraft 2 and Elders Scroll Online. I also play Guild Wars 2 from time to time.

I have been looking at these three video cards too:

GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GeForce GTX 960

MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GD5T

EVGA GeForce GTX 960 04G-P4-3969-KR

Thanks for your response.
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    That motherboard not only is great for gaming but is great for OCing, as well as futureproofing. It has all the necessary I/O and it also has more like 2x M.2 x4 slots for SSDs. It is not expensive because at that performance, other boards costs a lot more. It is cheap compared to others and offers the same to more performance.
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