What the difrerences of raid1 and raid 5 Tags: Hard Drives NAS / RAID Storage Last response: March 29, 2010 1:29 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage March 29, 2010 7:30:12 AM Hello, More about : difrerences raid1 raid p1n3apqlexpr3ss March 29, 2010 7:46:16 AM Raid 1 is with two drives, and they mirror each others data, raid 5 is a setup requiring 3 or more drives with striped, meaning the total capacity is the drive sizes totalled together jsc a b G Storage March 29, 2010 1:20:05 PM RAID 5 - Total capacity = (number of drives - 1) X capacity of drives. A RAID 5 array of four 1 TB drives has a storage capacity of 3 TB. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sub mesa a c 125 G Storage March 29, 2010 1:29:02 PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat the difrerences of raid1 and raid 5 ForumWhich Raid would you build: Raid1 , Raid 5 or Raid 10? ForumWhat Happens if a drive in a RAID-1 Fails? ForumWindows shows RAID1 array as uninitialized after rebuild. ForumSwitch to raid1 from non- raid disk containing Win and Linux ForumSSD boot drive + RAID-1 array ForumSSD x 1 + software RAID1 with 2 x 500gb hardware RAID1 ForumOne drive failing in mirrored RAID-1 -- what to do? ForumCan we add 3rd hard disk in Raid1 ForumHelp with ICHR 5 R Raid-1 P4C800-E Deluxe ForumRAID1 Problem p 5 gd1 ForumWhat 's the difference between raid 0 and raid1 HD? ForumRAID1 with OS/Won't boot when other hdds are plugged in ForumRAID1 Windows 7 ForumRAID1 disadvantages? ForumP67 Extreme 4 Gen 3, two 3TB drives, can't do RAID1 ? Forum3TB RAID1 array problem ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumBooting from formerly raid 1 disk ForumRAID 3 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !