You're spending a lot on a machine when you don't need it to do much. Also, you're using a lot of different vendor, in the US and in Canada. Which will you buy from? I'm using Newegg.com until this is resolved, so prices may very.
A 40 GB SSD is completely pointless. SSDs need about 20% free space to operate effectively. That means that after the OS, you have only 16 GB of space to install programs. That's not very much.
Here is a great machince under $1,700. It's still overkill for your uses.
CPU/Mobo: i7-930 and Ggiabyte GA-X58A-UD3R
RAM: G.Skill Pi Series 3x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 7
$175. You don't need sticks faster than 1600 mhz.
GPU: HD 5870
SSD: Intel X25-M 80 GB
HDD: Seagate 7200.12 500 GB
PSU: Corsair 750W 80+
$100 after rebate
Case: HAF 922
$90 after rebate
Optical: Cheap SATA DVD burner
HSF: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus
OS: Windows 7 Home 64-bit OEM $100