Raid 5 Tags: New Build NAS / RAID Servers Systems Last response: July 14, 2010 2:40 PM in Systems Share sajjadali_007 July 14, 2010 7:25:10 AM i have ibm x series server, 2*2.5 intel xeon processor with 32 gb ram ddr2 with 8*450 gb harddisk, and i want to install window server 2003 with raid 5 so what is the minimum space available after installation? More about : raid vvhocare5 July 14, 2010 2:02:22 PM I wouldnt install 2003 banthracis July 14, 2010 2:40:16 PM Raid 5 space is defined as nx-1x, where n is the number of HD's, and x is the size of the smallest HD. Minimum required is 3 HD's. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources RAID 5 Data Recovery / Only have the Drives Forum VERY slow RAID5 on ICH10R with 3x WDC Green drives Forum DROBO 5 D, DATOptic, or Areca? Best RAID Enclosure? Forum Different drives in Raid 5 ? Forum Repair Raid 5 with one drive failure Forum How to Ask For Build Advice Forum READ THIS before posting about boot/no video problems! Forum How to best set up a 3 disk 6TB Raid 5 with controller in Win7 64bit Forum Ich7r raid 5 one offline member Forum Z68 RAID 5 Questions Forum Windows 7 / Hardware RAID 5 / Dynamic Disk Import Failed error Forum Need input about Raid5 Forum Formatting SansDigital RAID5 external USB drive Forum RAID Card Recomendation - Raid 5 , 8 SATA drives Forum Do more drives equal faster speed Raid 5 Forum Hard Drive Encryption and RAID 5 Forum RAID 5 array failure time? Forum Single SSD(OS) + three 1TB HDD( raid5 storage) Forum Question Re: Raid 5 expansion (or going in a different direction) Forum Win8 Raid5 - 3x3TB - Asus Maximus V gene onboard Raid Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !