Want to build a PC for sound production/home recording. $1200 budget. Suggestions?

I don't need a monitor, a fancy graphics card, or a fancy sound card (I'll be using a Pod HD500X as my audio interface, through a USB connection.) I need to mic a lot of vocals and a little acoustic guitar, but everything else will be DI'd. I would like the package to include reasonable headphones and near-field monitoring speakers though (if possible within the budget). I want to be able to produce high-quality demos, though being able to achieve commercial production quality isn't a necessity right now.

So far I know I want at least 16Gb RAM, a quad-core processor, and a 256Gb+ SSD. Specific suggestions very welcome.
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($309.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($179.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston 24GB (3 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($224.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: A-Data XPG SX900 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($244.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Logisys CS206BK ATX Mid Tower Case w/480W Power Supply ($29.99 @ Mwave)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.26 @ OutletPC)
    Speakers: Logitech Z506 155W 5.1ch Speakers ($79.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $1196.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-17 06:46 EDT-0400)
  2. Not bad, but no monitoring headphones, and the speakers are no good as near-field monitors...

    Gaming God said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($309.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($179.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston 24GB (3 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($224.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: A-Data XPG SX900 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($244.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Logisys CS206BK ATX Mid Tower Case w/480W Power Supply ($29.99 @ Mwave)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.26 @ OutletPC)
    Speakers: Logitech Z506 155W 5.1ch Speakers ($79.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $1196.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-17 06:46 EDT-0400)
  3. I dont think he needs an K edition.
    Get the 4770, with a decent h87 board, no need for a maximus board.
    Why do he need 24GB of 1333MHz memory? I think he would be better of with 16GB with 2133MHz.

    6/10 build, could have been done slightly better.
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