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Can you mix drive sizes within a RAID 5 array?

Ayman Altounji
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Can you mix drive sizes within a RAID 5 array?

Probably a dumb question, but can you do that? If so, what are the drawbacks? Thanks in advance...
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Ayman Altounji
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Re: Can you mix drive sizes within a RAID 5 array?

Yes but each drive of the array is only formated to the size of the smallest drive.