Motherboard for gaming VM?

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Hi! Im planning to build my first unraid! Going from FreeNAS and a gaming PC. But I dont know what motherboard I should look for?


Hardware I will use:

Ryzen 5 2600

16GB 2133MHz RAM (Will upgrade to 32GB)

GTX 1070 8GB (Maybe 1-2 more PCIe for GPU plex transcode or/and a raid contoller in IT mode)

1xSSD cache

1xSSD Windows VM

4-8 HDDs for NAS


I will use the machine for plex server, NAS and a windows vm for gaming (GPU passthrough).


Do you have any tip for a good motherboard?


Looked at the MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX because it is on sale here. Does it support everything I need?

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