Need Help Choosing Parts - Partnering with my 12 yr old on his first build

My son is hoping to build his first gaming PC over the upcoming holiday break. He is paying for the parts himself, and his budget fluctuates between $1000-1200. Initially his primary interest is in playing Minecraft, but he also enjoys editing videos and photos. I'm just starting to learn about all of this, playing a bit of catch up. My son put together this list of components based on talking with his peers and reading online. I do not have depth of knowledge on this subject to know whether he has chosen well for his needs. It's a significant investment for anyone, let alone a 12 yr old, so I want to ensure he is building something that will have some staying power selecting components within his budget. I appreciate any thoughts or advice you may be willing to share as he and I navigate his first build together.


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