If you take the time to learn it, vim/gvim will change how you program.
I almost cant use any other editor because I feel frustrated by the 'slowness' and number of key-presses if have to use that in vim would take 2 or 3 key-presses.
The real trick is swapping the Caps Lock with the Ctrl key. Walk through the built tutorial. And keep this handy: ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/doc/book/vimbook-OPL.pdf