Can you recommend a good desktop for or under $800. I play World of Warcraft, Minecraft, and etc. I wanna play WoW on at least high. I also want Bluray capability (optional). I don't necessarily need a gaming desktop, a regular brand desktop such as asunder, Lenovo, or hp would suffice.
Go over to cyberpower. google them, also use the cyberpower foum on this site,
Look at intel i5 based builds. The i5 will be i5-2300, i5-2400, i5-2500, i5-2500k. You want any of these, but should not be paying a big premium for any of them. Hold off overclocking until you can afford to fry a system -- i.e. don't do it.
I think you can find a great system for less than $1000. Try starting with a system with i5-2500K and step down to i5-2400, step down on MB to H61 no z68. Step up to hd6850 video = $900.
Aside, See if you can get the change from $1000 put in a STEAM account for you (do you use STEAM, if not take a look. It beats the heck out of needing DVDs to play games and trying to remember where you put keys when you change PCS or wipe out a hard drive).
EDIT: I picked intel i5 because 2 years from now you can slop in a new video card and play this system for another 2 years. IF you need to save $$ now, go to intel i3-2300 based system. That should knock another few hundred off price and still be strong enough to drive the 6850 for gameplay. It just won't have as long a life before it gets too slow. Avoid the new high end AMD 'bulldozer' based systems -- they have a few performance bugs to work out before you want to go there.
EDIT 2: I see your budget went down from $1000 to $800. Go to the cyberpower forum adn ask over there what systems they recomend at that pricepoint.