troubleshooting Question

Moving SmartArray controller with the drives to similar hardware

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Active DirectoryServer HardwareWindows Server 2003
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I have a Compaq Proliant ML350 G2 server (1 GHz processor & 512MB RAM) running as a Terminal Server under W2k3 Standard Edition. This server has 5 physical drives (raid 5) on a SmartArray 5300 controller.  The server is too slow for the workload.   I also have an HP Proliant ML350 G3 server (3 GHz processor & 1GB RAM).  Can I simply move the SmartArray controller and drives (same relative drive bays)  to the new tower or will I have to run the repair operation I've read about in other articles?  This is a member server of an AD.  

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