G-Technology G-RAID Dual-Drive Storage System
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Does this RAID system have 2 - 2TB drives in it or does it have 2 - 4TB drives / What is the real storage capability?
I understand RAIDs stripe data & even 4 - 4TB drives only gives you 4TB of storage, not 16TBs.
- Asked by Stephen C from Needham
- Feb 21, 2010
2 Answers from the Community
RAID 0 is striped, which is to say, half is written to each drive, so you don't lose capacity, except whatever you normally lose for system overhead.
RAID 1 however is mirrored, so each drive has all data, thus giving half the total for usable space.
- Answered by Scott W from Topeka
- Jul 20, 2010
Total capacity is 4TB. If you use RAID, your effect storage will be less.
- Answered by Kirk M from Los Altos
- May 5, 2010