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Quick noob question about crossfire vs NVIDIA cards on mobos

Heya, I'm planning on building a new gaming PC, my idea is to go with i7-7700k and NVIDIA 10xx gpu. The question is, as I'm looking at motherboards I think I really don't need anything fancy (or do I? What is the difference between more expensive and cheaper mobos, is there something I'm missing here?) - all the cheapest mobos seem to support CrossfireX... just wanna make sure, if I'm not planning using SLI it doesn't matter right? I can just stick an NVIDIA card on a CrossfireX motherboard and it will work just as well? Thanks for your time :D
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  1. Yes pretty much that, but be creafull to chose a z270 motherboard so you can overclock your cpu.
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    [quotemsg=20195301,0,111221(or do I? What is the difference between more expensive and cheaper mobos, is there something I'm missing here?)

    Usually the diferences are (not all MBs have all the diferences, depends from board to board):
    - Different chipset (this one is the more important, there are a lot of diferences between the Z270, H270, Q270, Q250 and B250 chipsets: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Z270-H270-Q270-Q250-B250---What-is-the-Difference-876/)
    - Better overclock, due improved components
    - Sometimes better LAN hardware (Killer network interfaces for example)
    - Better audio harwdware (Better headphones amplifiers, better sound chipset, specific audio solutions like Soundblaster, etc...)
    - More connectivity options (more USBs, USBs 3.1, Type-C, more SATA, etc...)
    - Better cooling solutions
    - Militaire grade components (105º capacitors for example for longer lifespan)
    - Better BIOS (more customizable, automatic overclock, etc...)
    - RGB, camuflage patterns, chromed metal parts, and other fancy options

    You just need to analyse what options do you need and the ones that are not usefull for you.
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  3. Thanks for the answers, they helped =)
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