> I just receive a new server with 5 x 73GB SAS harddisk.
> I tried to maximize the total usable space when configure using RAID
> What I plan to do to configure all the 5 harddisks using RAID 5.
> Windows operating system also will be installed the same RAID 5 ( I
> going to have c: & d: drives)
> Is there any pro & cons when I using the above config?
Raid 5 is slow. I thought the dedicated hardware I had would do the
checksums so fast and that raid 5 would be faster than raid 10 (since io
is spread over more disks) but it turned out not to be the case. I'd
used raid 10 if I were you.
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