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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove HugoStiglitz 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) | Report abuse duxducis Storage Expert 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, | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>What is the usable space raid 5 with 2 tb 3 sata hdd> Related ressources: ForumNeed affordable SATA RAID supporting 2 TB drives ForumNeed Help! 1. 5TB internal and 2TB external USB 3 .0 - Out of Space ! ForumExceeding XP 32 bit 2TB disk limit using Dynamic Disks on RAID5 arrays ForumHelp needed. PC can cannot recongize all WD 3TB space Forum12--16 TB Storage Server - Questions on RAID , hardware, OS ForumBest 2TB drives for a backup RAID NAS ? Forum5TB MicroNet RAID Platinum Help ForumThe TeraTower: 10. 5 TB RAID , 12 TB JBOD ForumRaid 0 with 2 1 TB SATA3 drives worth it? ForumFile Server: Raid 1 ( 2 x 1. 5TB ) vs Raid 5 (4 x 500gb) ForumRaid 0 with 1 tb and 250GB. PLEASE HELP!!! ForumShould I buy a 3Tb Seagate SATA 3.5 or 256Gb Samsung SSD 840 Pro ForumCan you RAID with SSD and HDD in 1+0 or 10 configuration ForumSeagate SATA HDD - Slow transfer rate ForumICH9R + 3TB Drives + Raid5 + Additional OS Drive. Need some help ForumAbit AI7 & 1 TB HDD ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum1 SSD and 2 Sata II Hard drives in ACHI only???? ForumSata to ide laptop hard drive conversion ForumIssues with moving files on/from harddisc using eSATA (USB works fine) More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !