$2000 Rendering/Modeling/Gaming PC - Help build please

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP

BUDGET RANGE: $2000

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Modeling/Rendering/Gaming - (Maya/Zbrush)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor/keyboard/mouse

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg preferred

PARTS PREFERENCES: (possibly 2 processor build if it's best for this usage)

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe -> Low risk overclock possible
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: whichever fits build/budget best.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Also, I currently use Vista but tend to have issues with various games and programs. Would you recommend going back to XP for this?
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  1. If no one is sure exactly of a system for this usage, can someone put together just with gaming in mind within the $2000 budget. Then I have something to work with and modify a little if needed.

    Thanks
  2. Either stick with the vista, or dl Windows RC 7 64 bit which is a free dl until March of 2010. XP is dead, no DX11, etc...

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