Are you looking for the best gaming PC for 1200 dollars? Building your own gaming Personal Computer is no easy task. For someone experienced in working with computers and its various parts, it may just be like a walk in the park and with a couple of tries, you may feel the same as well. But when you are a beginner or just don’t have the time to put in so much effort, your best shot is to find a custom built PC that can tailor your gaming experience just the way you like it down to the last ounce which is much better than fretting over where exactly you should begin with the whole shebang.


If you are on the quest for a gaming PC that will give you an experience like no other yet fall under that $1200 mark, then your quest has ended as we bring to your service the Gamma Velorum custom built PC which is arguably the best option for under $1200 currently on the market.



We consider the purchase of a high budget build like the Gamma Velorum to be a wise investment rather than just a spending. High budget PCs generally translate into up to date models that are likely to go a long time without needing upgrades or serious maintenance, all the while providing stunning performance in the form of impeccable visuals, speed, and smoothness of the overall experience.


Corsair - Carbide Clear 600C

(For display purposes only. The specifications listed are different from the image. This is just a beautiful case.)


Here are the little bits and pieces with a brief description that have been pieced together to create the best gaming PC for $1200.

Processor (CPU)

The AMD RYZEN 5 1600 is a real steal for the price of this PC considering its power and speed. It’s 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor certainly leave nothing more to be desired by a CPU.


CPU Cooler

In the case that you run the processor at much higher speeds, you will need good coolers to protect your CPU from burning out from exhaustion or high temperature of the system. Even when you are not overclocking it, it is recommended that a system is employed to maintain the temperature of the system at all times.


That is why Gamma Velorum is equipped with the ever powerful Cooler Master Hyper T4 70.0 CFM Rifle Bearing CPU Cooler to ensure that your processor never overheats and works at optimum speed and performance.



The motherboard on the Gamma Velorum custom built PC, namely the Gigabyte GA-AB350-GAMING 3 ATX AM4 Motherboard, is self-sufficient and powerful, eliminating the need for another one to support it.



The Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4-3000 Memory has a 16GB RAM (2x8GB) which is more than enough for general gaming needs.


Storage #1 (Main Drive)

The main drive consists of a Western Digital Blue 250GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive that is enough for all of your gaming needs and more. You can easily score a number of games, pictures, and any other files that you want to.


Storage #2

The secondary storage next to the primary one is the Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5” 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive that is also quite sufficient for any additional storage needs to help you keep your gaming experience smooth and hassle free.


Video Card

The Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 8GB AORUS 8G Video Card is ideal to provide smooth video playing and impeccable visual which will keep you riveted.



Casing certainly cannot get any more fashionable or convenient than the Corsair Carbide Clear 600C ATX full tower case. It looks sleek and stylish and provides you with sufficient space for cables and all essential components, including additional ones that is if you choose to put in any.


Power Supply

The Power Supply for the Gamma Velorum custom built PC is the EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply. Its modular system allows you to plug in additional cables, making cable management much simpler.


Operating System

Windows is universally accepted to be the best Operating System and the Gamma Velorum PC also has the latest version of Windows, Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit).



We can assure you with confidence that the Gamma Velorum custom built PC will not disappoint you and make for an unparalleled gaming experience that will have you loving its performance for years on end. Durable, reliable, powerful, and performing, this build certainly has impressive performance as has been tested and will certainly prove to be a great investment by being all your money’s worth.1

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