a few days ago i finished building my first pc. everything went well, and after installing vista home premium 32 bit i noticed that my hardrive was always on. it is an old pata drive from my last pc, which i formatted to install vista on. it's copy speed on DiskBench is about 4.5 mb/s when copying a 288 mb file. that seems really slow, slower than with xp. i am not sure if i have the harddrive plugged into the correct channel, as i have 2 ide channels. motherboard is foxconn 975x7ab. thanks. and would a sata drive work any faster?