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Is this a good gaming computer in terms of price to performance?

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June 7, 2014 12:56:52 PM

Alright, so when I started with the whole gaming computer building thing I had put together parts that were way to expensive and I probably wouldn't even have used all of that power.

So now I've revised my parts list and was wondering two things:

First of all, are all of these parts compatible? I think I've done enough looking at them to see if they all work together, but I can always have missed something.

Secondly, and what I was mainly asking in the title, is this a good computer in terms of price to performance? What I mean by that is where can I cut down on price without lowering performance by too much? I'm perfectly fine with paying any price under 1000 euros, but if I can lower it, better yet.

Here's my part list:
1. Proccessor: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00148536.html
2. Case: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00155494.html
3. Mobo: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00167158.html
4. CPU Fan: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00121459.html
5. HDD: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00134121.html
6. PSU: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00154336.html
7. RAM: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00111768.html
8. OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
9. GPU: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00158325.html
10. Optical Drive: http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00148494.html

I'm only going to be playing on 1920 x 1080 resolution, and the games play are Skyrim, Assassin's Creed, maybe Watch Dogs since the GPU I picked out comes with a free copy, and eventually a few games from last gen as well. I'm also planning on getting a few next gen games as well, like Shadows over Mordor.
Just so you have an idea of what I'm looking for.
June 7, 2014 2:30:26 PM

Soooo...
Does that mean that you think that for the games I play I should pay more, or that the parts are incompatible or what?
Just giving me a list of parts without telling me why it's better or worse doesn't help me much:/
Especially seeing as the list you've given me is more expensive than the one I had planned before. So could you perhaps clarify why your list is better?
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June 7, 2014 5:19:07 PM

http://www.ldlc.com/b-d1f9dbe8528ebbc4.html
ASRock Z97 Extreme4 = 12 power phases +2 (build for last ) good vrm heatsink /SLI AND CROSSFIREX SUPPORT
Intel Core i5-4690K = new haswell devils canyon with a 100mhz increase in speed and better temperature control
MSI GeForce GTX 760 Twin Frozr GAMING 4GB = good hardware + cheap + 4gddr5 memory
Corsair CX750M 80PLUS Bronze = cheapest and best psu for low budget rig
G.Skill Sniper 8 Go (2 x 4 Go) DDR3 2400 MHz CL11 = one of the fastest ram on the market for the price and low profile
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