since adding a second hard drive i started getting dropped frames were as previous to this (1 hard drive). i have my C: on the ide master d: on the slave , both on the same ide 1 channel . my dvd burner is on the second ide channel as second master . i dont know if my dropped frames are from my hard drive set up but this (dropped frames ) as only apeared since adding second hard drive , iwas hopeing someone could tell me if this set up is correct or do i have to swap arround . anyhelp would be appreciated .