Approximate Purchase Date: when ever I can my parts figured out
Budget Range: $1,000
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the net, light video editing
Parts Not Required: Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: New Egg. I have $140 in gift cards to Comp USA that I will probably use to pick up Windows 7
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: Intel, MSI motherboard
Overclocking: Probably not
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe some day in the future
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Mostly just play WoW on it but I want to be able to turn everything up. I do some other lite gaming as well but I do not need the top of the line card. I am willing to spend the most money on the video card compared to the other components though. No SLI or Crossfire either. I will be doing some lite video editing as well but just stuff from my family. I also would maybe like a Blu-Ray burner as well for those movies. A cheaper one will do fine though and if they are too much I will skip the Blu-Ray for now and just get DVD to stay under budget. No SSD either.
Video Card: Suggestions? I do not have a preference on brand
Power Supply: Depends on what the card is. Suggestions?
All of this stuff can be changed out I am not attached to any of them. I would like my CPU to be Intel though and I have worked with MSI boards in the past and been happy but I am open to suggestions there as well.
Any help would be great. I have used this site before and I always have been helped out.
The Sandy Bridge CPUs don't really matter though. While the OP won't be able to just drop in a new SB CPU at some point, his system will still run perfectly fine. An Intel CPU will last a good long time, and since there haven't been a lot of CPU-limited games out there, as long as the OP stays up to date with his GPU he should handle games fine for the next several years.
Only until there are major OS or software requirement changes will the OP need to consider upgrading to a different platform.