High spec computer for 3d max and rendering

I am setting up my own 3d visual business

and i need to get a high spec computer to run 3d max and render really fast

what sort of processor /graphics card / memory / ram /hard disk / motherboard etc.

i have around a £1000 to spend maybe more

any advice would be helpful

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  1. i7 2600
    Z 68 mb
    4x4 gig of 1600 MHz ram at 1.5 volt [ or less]
    hard drive of choice
    quiet office case
    400- 500 watt power supply

    maybe a quaddro based graphics card if it fits the budget
  2. thanks for your help outlander :)

    iv managed to go up in price too nearly double my budget

    do you recon this is a gd setup?

    ============================ MONITOR x2
    BenQ G2420HDB Full HD TFT LCD 24" DVI-D Monitor


    ============================ MOBO
    Gigabyte SKT-1155 Z68XP-UD3 iSSD Motherboard


    ============================ CPU
    Intel Core i7 2600k 3.4GHz Socket 1155 8MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor


    ============================ RAM
    Corsair 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz Vengeance Blue Memory Kit CL9 (9-9-9-24) 1.5V


    ============================ GFX
    PNY GTX 580 1536MB GDDR5 DVI HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card


    ============================ HDD

    WD 1TB 3.5" SATA-III 6Gb/s Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 7200RPM 32MB Cache


    OS on a seperate SSD
    OCZ 60GB Vertex 3 SSD - 2.5" SATA-III - Read 550MB/s Write 495MB/s


    ============================ CASE
    Antec 900 Nine Hundred Case with 200mm Top Fan


    ============================ PSU
    OCZ Stealth Xstream II 700W PSU - 6x SATA 2x PCI-E


    ============================ OPTICAL DRIVE
    LG BH10LS30 10x BD-RE with DVD±RW SATA Blu-Ray Drive - Retail Box with Software

    ============================ CPU COOLER
    Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler


    ========================== OPERATING STSTEM
    win7 pro 64bit
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