I need to buy a Hard Drive and im basically clueless

I no longer have a Hard Drive for my Dell Dimension E520, and i'm looking to buy a new one.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/products/System_Drives/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=A0957553&mfgpid=184891&chassisid=8246

That's the Hard Drive i'm looking at, it's supposed to be compatable with my computer. If I buy that Hard Drive do i need anything else to go along with it, such as a wire?

Also, will I have any problems playing games such as World of Warcraft?

Thanks for the help
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  1. It will be fine if you have SATA. Make sure your old hard drive is a SATA drive. SATA uses a small thin red cable, IDE uses a wide ribbon like cable. If it is a fairly new computer it has SATA. And you can use your old cable.
    WOW isn't an issue. You may have slightly faster load times with a newer drive.
  2. Pardon the expression, but it sounds to me like you have decided to lose your hardware tinkering virginity :D

    http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dime520/en/SM_EN/parts.htm#wp1211782

    This should help you, as it will give detailed instructions to help you along.
    You will not have any problems playing games like World of Warcraft.
    If you are adding a all you will need is the cable and a screw driver.

    If you need a hand, let me know.
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