Well, I just got a new machine too. It loaded with firsts....for me at least.
First computer with an AMD chip, Nvidia Video, SATA II and PCI-Ex
AMD Athlon 64 3700+/2.2Ghz/1MB L2
1Gb (2x512) OCZ PC3200 DDR RAM
250Gb SATA II HD
ASUS NVIDIA G-Force 6800GT
Mobo and Video are SLI ready.
Just got is Sat. Haven't put Maya
on it yet.