10-11-2011 02:16 PM
Get Windows 7, it will like the disk a lot better
7 makes XP look like crud
10-12-2011 01:04 PM
XP will not be very good on the 4K disks as its built around 512B sectors.
If you slave the disk to an existing machine and format it with 4K clusters, it should be OK once you align it.