If you are here in the US, here is a tip. Check the mini Magnolias in Best Buys for insanely low prices on the Marantz PM8004. You may be able to get a even better amp less than your budget for a PM6004. If the first Magnolia you check doesn't have one, ask them to call others. Merry Christmas!
Marantz PM15S2 LE, Oppo BDP-103, Simaudio Moon 100D DAC
VPI Traveler V2 with an Ortofon Rondo Blue and Simaudio Moon 110LP, Technics SL-1400 with an Audio Technica AT-14sa and Pro-ject Phono Box S
Dynaudio Focus 260's, Rel T-1 and a Panasonic TC-P54S1.