$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 Advice for Budget PC (photo editing/mild gaming) Forum HTPC/Mild Gaming PC Forum $800 mild gaming pc Forum SolvedLooking for a 1000-1200$ gaming pc build. Forum SolvedNeed a gaming pc build for 1000-1200, can anyone help? Forum Solvedthoughts on $1200 gaming pc build Forum Solved$1200 Gaming PC Forum SolvedGaming PC for $1000-1200 to build Forum SolvedBuilding a gaming pc for $1200 Forum Solved1200$ Gaming PC Build (Peripherals Included) Forum SolvedHelp with gaming pc build $1200-1300 (Canada) Forum SolvedSony Bravia KLV-32R407A for PC Gaming/Movies/Daily Uses Forum SolvedGaming PC Build NZD$800-$1200 Budget, USD$700-$1050 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !