$1600 CAD Gaming & Video Editing build comparison

So, I'm back once again. Had some financial set-backs and personal goals change, so I didn't get the computer built before that I planned on. Been revamping my plan to build one however, and I've got 2 systems, little slightly different in specs, that I've been planning out, and I'd like to get word on which would be better.

Approximate Purchase Date: First week of October

Budget Range: $1600-$1700 CAD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video Editing & Gaming, pretty close together

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitors, Speakers, Blu-Ray Reader

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.newegg.ca

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Nvidia GPU

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Monitor Resolution: 2 Monitors @ 1600x900, TV @ 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Not included in the budget, but I'm getting a Blackmagic Intensity Pro capture card regardless, for most of the HD video source.

BUILD 1:

Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K
Motherboard:ASRock Z68 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
RAM: G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR x2 for 16GB total
GPU: ZOTAC AMP! ZT-50402-10L GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card x2
Boot Drive: Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Storage Drive 2: Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRSDTL 2.5TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Case: COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN2 CM690 II Advanced Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
PSU:COOLER MASTER GX Series RS750-ACAAE3-US 750W ATX12V v2.31 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Cooling:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler

BUILD 2:

Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K
Motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS (Model:P8Z68-V PRO)
RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9B (Model:CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9B) x2 for 16GB total
GPU: ZOTAC AMP! ZT-50402-10L GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card x2
Boot Drive: Corsair Force Series CSSD-F60GB2-BRKT-A 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Model:CSSD-F60GB2-BRKT-A)
*Storage Drive: Boot Drive: Corsair Force Series CSSD-F60GB2-BRKT-A 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Model:CSSD-F60GB2-BRKT-A)
Storage Drive 2: Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRSDTL 2.5TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Case: Antec Lanboy air Blue Black / Blue ATX Mid Tower Computer Modular Case
PSU: Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply (Model:HCG-900)
Cooling:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler

If I went with the first build, I'd be using the 1TB hard drive for the editing programs primarily (Audacity, Premiere Pro, & Sony Vegas, as well as making a Hackintosh hard drive so I can take advantage of Final Cut Pro X), whereas with the second build, that's what the second SSD would be for. Less space in that case, but would give more of a speed advantage. Also, I do realize that 16GB is a little more then necessary, however I do also realize when it comes to multi-tasking, and getting multiple renders and such going, it does still make a difference compared to having 8GB.

The whole time I was trying to plan out one build, there were certain parts, such as the RAM and the cases that I was having trouble deciding between, which is why I went with planning the two builds, just to get opinions.
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