$1200 developer, movies and mild gaming PC Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Last response: September 10, 2011 4:44 PM in Systems Share silyasa September 9, 2011 7:22:11 PM Approximate Purchase Date: In a week Budget Range: Abut $1200 USD System Usage from Most to Least Important: Programming, movies, surfing the internet, gaming Parts Not Required: monitor(will buy this later) Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Since am in India i ll go and buy like olden days. Country of Origin: India Parts Preferences: Does not matter Overclocking: No / Maybe SLI or Crossfire: No / Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1200 Additional Comments: I have been reading all the posts here from past few months, since i was planning to buy system. My budget of $1200 USD is for only case and things inside it(CPU), mouse and keyboard. I shall buy 2 monitors later. Here is my setup, please help me out: RAM: Corsair DDR3 1600 2 X 4gb Case: Coolmaster HAF 932 Processor: intel i7 2600k Mother Broad: Asus P8Z68-V Pro(hope this will support ivy bridge) PSU(SMPS): Corsair HX650(hope this is enough) Hard drive: Seagate 1TB(since its cheap) GPU: Mostly i won`t buy video card, i think onboard GPU on SB should be enough for me. Mouse and keyboard: Still thinking, since i will be coding allot. Monitor: DELL u2311 or DELL u2312 I have separate budget for monitor. I would like to upgrade this system later with may be GPU and ivy bridge. Basically want future proof computer. Please advice.. Warm Regards, ilyas More about : 1200 developer movies mild gaming rolli59 a c 103 C Monitor September 9, 2011 7:43:32 PM If you are not going to have a discrete GPU then 650watts is a double overkill. A 300watt would be enough http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/power-supply-psu-re... m 0 l silyasa September 10, 2011 5:15:03 AM But i wish to keep adding new things, i might add GPU and ram and may be new proc when it comes. Shouldn`t i keep it safe and have more Watts now itself? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 103 C Monitor September 10, 2011 4:44:10 PM The biggest power consumption increase would be by adding a new GPU, the other items will not add noticeably to the consumption. 650 watts is enough for a single GTX580 and as well enough for a 2 x HD6850. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Laptop advice (+FAQ) $400-$600, mild games, movies, take on trips, school Forum SolvedBuilding a PC for mild/serious gaming and could use some help! Forum SolvedMild Gaming PC Build Forum 1200 PC for both gaming developing and gaming:( Forum New Gaming/Development home PC - $1200 budget Forum SolvedPC for a developer - no gaming Forum New mild gaming PC build Forum SolvedTwo displays, two audios, one PC. Games and movies at the same time with independent audios. Forum Advice for Budget PC (photo editing/mild gaming) Forum HTPC/Mild Gaming PC Forum $800 mild gaming pc Forum SolvedGaming pc setup 1100$/1200$ Forum SolvedGaming PC upgrade (around 1200$) Forum Solved$1200 Game Development Workstation. Forum Solvedneed help for a 1000-1200 gaming pc build with wifi built in Forum SolvedIs this a Good $1200AUD PC Gaming Build? Forum SolvedGaming PC - 1200£ Forum SolvedLooking For Good Gaming PC for Around $1200 Forum SolvedGaming/Game Designer PC 1200ish dollor build Forum SolvedAdvice needed on £1200 Gaming PC thanks Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !