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What are the benefits of DrivePool over Raid 5
I'm coming from WHS v1 and the lost of drive extender, is unfortunate. I have four 1 TB drives and looking for a solution for redundancy of my information. It seems like drive pool would be more beneficial over Raid 5 on which I have three drives in Raid 5 using Disk Management in Windows. It leaves me with just under 2 TB which I believe because of the 33 percent parity when the raid is constructed. Using drive pool (duplication) though is pretty much a 50 percent loss if you have fill up the drive, right? Should I just go a hardware raid? I'm using small factor Acer H340 so I have only limited choices with one PCIx slot to work with otherwise I would have gone that way already but at the same time i probably would have a chip set raid if I had a bigger mobo. Some suggestions!