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Old January 29, 2009, 12:45 AM
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Default different drives in RAID 5 configuration

ok so I have 2 250gb hitachi drives with an 8mb cache. I want to purchase another 250 so I can RAID 5 them together.

I was considering the Seagate Barracuda 250gb with 16mb cache.

My question is, can you mix different (brand, rotation speeds, cache sizes etc.) hard drives in a RAID 5 config.?
I know it's not always recommended, but is it possible?

I'm using an on-board controller BTW...
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