need advice for RAID configuration Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Server Operating Systems › Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 › need advice for RAID configuration This topic has 7 replies, 4 voices, and was last updated 9 years, 7 months ago by tehcamel. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts mlaMember Jun 11, 2011 at 9:36 am #155028 Hello, need to build a file server with high read-write activity – recording and listening messages. The required storage capacity is 300GB. The server: Proliant DL380G7 x6 core 8 hard drives slots. I am planning to use 2 146GB 10k SAS drives in mirror for Windows 2008 and App. My question is about RAID for Data partition. Only 146GB SAS available with 15K speed. So I will go for it. What RAID type will be better: 3 146GB in RAID 5 or 6 146GB in RAID 10 ? For RAID 5 I can put 4 146GB to have more spindels and drop one drive as hot spare. Appreciate your opinion. Michael. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.