Adding 3 146gig drives non-Raid on a Dell Poweredge 2600

I am running a Dell Poweredge 2600 with 3 36 gig hardrives. The hardrives are setup for Raid5 in top 3 slots with 1x6 backplane. I have to add 3 146gig drives in the bottom 3 slots. The drives will be new and will ultimately have their own independent drive letter. How do I add each one as a non-Raid drive and will it affect the 3 Raid 5 drives. I must maintain integrity to this Raid 5 setup.
sbrand2Asked:
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ryan80Commented:
It should not be an issue to add these drives.  You should be able to plug them in (if the RAID controller is not hot swappable you will have to shut the server down) and then either start up the server and go into either the management bios of the RAID controller on boot, or if you have the management software for the controller card installed on the computer use that.  You should then be able to add the new drives and make them independent disks and not associate them with the RAID array.

By default the disks should not be assigned as anything.
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sbrand2Author Commented:
Thanks for the info and help...it's nice having someone to run things by. I appreciate it.
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