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Riad5 Question

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April 4, 2010 6:33:22 AM

hi....

i have a question about Raid5

is possible use diffrent size of H.D.D in raid5.

for exaple :
4* 500 GB
2 * 750 GB

or all H.H.D must be same size?

please help me

i am waiting for your reply

thanks.

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a b G Storage
April 4, 2010 8:33:15 AM

Yes you can, but the 750s will be treated as 500GB drives.
a b G Storage
April 4, 2010 1:53:01 PM

just to expand, what that means is that the array will only utilize 500GB of the 750GB drive, so 250GB is lost.
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