Another Gaming Build - Advice? (~$800)

I'm looking to get a new system sometime around the middle of the year. I will hopefully have around $700-900 to spend. It will be primarily for gaming and multitasking while gaming.

I should only need the tower (perhaps, for a better rig, I could salvage my old Antec case and my 800w PSU.)

I don't care if the parts are from the same place, but do love newegg.
I am usually an AMD fan, but now...I really wanna go Intel (hopefully i3/5/7).
I do want to OC the machine as much as will benefit, and I could also be talked into liquid cooled.

Also, a strong video card (nVidia or ATI...whichever is the best right now), 3+GB RAM, large HDD.

Any help given would greatly be appreciated!
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  1. Which 800W PSU do you have ???
    You can go with the Intel i5 750...It is a very good gaming CPU and does very well in other tasks too...
    Here is a sample without the case and the PSU

    i5 750 + ASUS P7P55D-E Pro
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.369221

    GSKillz 4GB DDR3
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231275

    XFX HD 5850
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150477

    Samsung F3 500GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152181

    DVD
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118030

    CPU Cooler - going water-cooling would depend on the overclock that you have planned...For regular usage, the best clock in terms of power/ performance is about 3.6-3.8GHz for the i5...and a good air CPU cooler can easily manage that speed...
    CM Hyper 212+
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=s9_simh_gw_p23_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=1EAK0ZE1DDCYNCRX632K&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=470938631&pf_rd_i=507846

    And as you will be buying a little later, you can surely expect price drops on the graphics card and probably on mobo too...
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