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I'd say 2500K with 580 will be under 2k but have excellent performance
    
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Get something along these lines (definitely go with Intel CPUs atm, they have the best deals, and offer the better performance):

CPU: Intel i5 2500k: $225
Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 DELUXE:$230
RAM: 2x G.SKILL 4GB: $96
GPU: 2x Sapphire Radeon HD 6950: $526
SSD: Intel 510 120Gb: $285
HHD: Samsung 1TB F3 Spinpoint: $55
DVD Drive: Samsung SH-S223C DVD+RW Drive: $20
Case: CM HAF 912:$60
PSU: CMPSU-850TX: $135
Cooler: Corsair H70: $105

Total: $1764
And buy a GOOD monitor - at least 1080p - with whatever you have left.

This rig can pretty much play any game released maxed at 1080p resolution.

If you want to spend more - I wouldn't see why - but you can get the i7 2600k (no gaming advantage, but better encoding and multi-threaded performance) or a third Radeon 6950 or BD combo drive if you watch Blu-Rays, or another case to your taste, you could also buy some extra case fans, etc...
Edited by born2bwild - 5/6/11 at 4:48pm
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