I have a lousy 8GB HD, and after dual booting win98/win2K, I have no space for uploading/sharing games. I tried for some time on DirectConnect, but I had to continually delete games just so I could *use* the drive (ie, programs). With that in mind, I want to upgrade to a new hard drive. Something roomier, in the 30+GB range. Problem is, I'm not sure how backwards technology and all that nonsense works - my motherboard supports UDMA33 and that's it. Does that mean I *need* to get one of those PCI controller cards? Or can the hard drive operate at UDMA33? I'm referring to UDMA/ATA/66/100 drives. Secondly, assuming I need to get that PCI card - how does booting and what not work? Can I put the HD on the card, and have my CDROM drives/misc drives go through the board? And have the HD bootable? Can I actually hook up 8 IDE Units? Finally, anyone know where to get these drives inexpensively?