What is the usable space raid 5 with 2 tb 3 sata hdd Tags: Hard Drives SATA NAS / RAID Storage Last response: March 21, 2012 5:09 AM in Storage Share subeer March 21, 2012 4:34:47 AM Hello, More about : usable space raid sata hdd HugoStiglitz a b G Storage March 21, 2012 4:46:36 AM A. You cannot setup Raid 5 with only 2 HDD's, you need a minimum of 3 HDDs to do this. Usable space with 3x 2gb HDD's would be ~4gb (you loose the total of 1 drive to parity) m 0 l duxducis a b G Storage March 21, 2012 5:09:04 AM with 2TB drives 2x with mirror =1800GB __________ 3x =3600GB 4x =5400GB ~total usable after all waste 3x is not as efficient as 4 as well, m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to to make working 3.5"HDD cheap 2.0 USB Chinese SATA enclosure with 1 tb SATA HDD in it. Forum SolvedWhat is the best HDD cooler for 4TB internal SATA3 hard drive Forum Solvedcreate Raid 1 with 2 HDD 3TB Forum SolvedRAID 1+0 for 8TB array (3 x 2 4TB HDD)? Forum SolvedNew Setup 1 boot drive ssd, 2* 3tb hdd raid 0 for storage. Forum Solvedsata 3 2TB hdd detection and compatibility Forum Solved2x ssd + 1tb hdd OR 3x ssd ? ( raid 0) Forum SolvedIs 3.5" Toshiba 1TB SATA 3.0 DT01ABA100V Hard Drive Disk compatible with Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0? Forum SolvedNeed Help! 1.5TB internal and 2TB external USB3.0 - Out of Space! Forum SolvedRaid 0 with 2 1TB SATA3 drives worth it? Forum SolvedGtx 760 oc, i5 3470 3.2 ghz, 8 gb ram, 1 TB HDD! Is it better then the PS4 ? Forum 2 OR 3TB HDD SATA/USB enclosure Forum Replace failed SATA 2 HDD with SATA 3 on RAID 1 Forum SolvedHDD Raid 0, Sata 2 vs Sata 3 Forum SolvedHDD internal desktop 3.5inch 2TB Compatibility Problem Forum Intel s5520sc 2 SSD in RAID0 + simple 3TB WD HDD, is it possible? Forum SolvedBiostar TA880GU3+ Unable to Raid 5 Five 2TB Drives? Forum SolvedWD 3TB HDD SATA Drive stopped working Forum SolvedGigabyte EP45-UD3P ICH10R RAID 5 2TB Drives Not Working Forum I have a 5 bay Raid Tower eSata/USB 3.0.I have five 3TB drives.What's the best configuration for performance (Video file Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !