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non-RAID to RAID5 without losing data?

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I'm starting to pile on HDDs in my PC (most are 2TB WD greens) and the more HDDs I add, the more worried I get. I know soon I'm going to have to setup a RAID5 array but my question is, how do I go from multiple HDDs with data on them to a single RAID5 array? Is this possible without losing data or do I have to find a place to put all my stuff before I make the switch?
     
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You always gotta format for Raid.
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
You always gotta format for Raid.
I figured... so I guess my only option is to wait until I buy a whole set of new harddrives, RAID5 them, and then input the data one old-drive at a time.
     
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