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New Gaming PC Parts, First Time Builder (Suggestions?)

I'm building my first PC. I would like it to be future-proof and to exceed the next gen consoles (console-killer lol). I play DayZ, Arma 3, and other graphic intensive games. It will be the center of our living room entertainment and played on a 1080p 55" 240hz Sony LED for the time being, possibly a pc monitor in the future. My budget is around $1,200. Here is my current choice of hardware (newegg):

-Intel Core i5-4690K Haswell Quad-Core 3.5GHz LGA 1150

-ASUS Z97-A LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

-EVGA SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooling 02G-P4-2774-KR GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card

-CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866

-SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

-External Blu-Ray player

-Power supply....?

-Case NEW NZXT H440 STEEL Mid Tower Case. Next Generation 5.25-less Design. Include 4 x 2nd Gen FNv2 Fans, High-End WC support


My Many Questions:

-Is this a decent setup for the money (1,200)? Will it last me 5-10 years?
-Are these parts compatible? Do they work well together?
-What is your overall opinion of this build? Recommendations?
-First time builder....tips?

Thanks!
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  1. to install windows there a free usb to iso tool on microsoft web page. all you need do is turn off secure bot and turn on legacy boot in the bios to boot from a usb stick. the newer nvidia card may be dropping soon. they may be using the 28mm chips now and then use the newer 16mm next year. also in a few months time intel is killing off the 1150 mb. the newer skylake cpu will use 1151 pin mb and newer 100 chipset mb. intel like other vendors hit defect issues when it tried to go to newer small fab for brodwell. (haswell tick replacment). from some leaked slides online it looks like intel is not pushing back there next cpu. the onboard ethernet ports are fine on motherboards. listen to the onboard sound chipset. you may want to depending how it sounds with your speakers to upgrade to a soundblaster card. a 750w for your rig will be fine if your thinking of sli then use a 1000w power supply.
  2. I'd recommend you try to get a 780 at least
  3. I am purchasing these parts very soon so I dont think I can wait out the new cpu release, for all the bios and compatability updates and drivers to drop for the new cpus. I'm getting the impression across the internet that its futile to blow money on a cpu for gaming anyway. Should I go for less intensive parts instead like an Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz and a XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB? These were recommended very highly but I'm skeptical. Nobody like to buy parts then realize they should have went with something better.
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    with cpu if your not going to over clock the rig a non k cpu and a h97 mb will save you money. with the newer haswell cpu (devil cannon) intel redid the tim paste inside to make them run cooler and also changed the voltage parts in the newer cpu. when you buy your cpu try buying one of the newer cpu like the 4690 non k. with the intel i5 or i7 there no hardware difference between the lower models or the higher ones. just paying for a cpu with a slightly higher stock speed. in non gaming work the i7 will be faster because of hyper threading if the app use it. for budget pc build the i5 is better buy.
    the three parts you dont skimp on..power supply the gpu and cpu.
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