Re: budget build ,any more corners to cut?
here are the specs for that board below . It has 1-pci-e 3.0/2.0 x16 slot and 2 pci-e 2.0 1x slots. So, that board if you had it could make use of 1 pci-e 3.0 video card. Most use the 1x slot for network and sound cards.
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