pciE vs. firewire800

I'm building a digital audio workstation-

my understanding was with a pciE port, firewire 800 (1394b) is unnecessary.

please let me know your thoughts because firewire 800 limits you greatly on what MB you can choose from.

thanks
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  1. If im getting you right...

    a pcie slot is used for expansion cards. a firewire port is used to connect devices. two completely different interfaces....
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