troubleshooting Question

Upgrading to faster server hard drives

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I am planning on updating the hard drives in our file and print server. This server is an IBM x3650. It currently has 3 500GB, 7200 SATA hard drives in a RAID5 configuration.

I want to replace these drives with 15000 RPM SAS drives. I am also considering installing 4 drives for the RAID array, and 1 drive to place the swap file on. I would then use the old drives elsewhere.

Any advice on the best way to go about this upgrade? I have an idea of what I want to do, but would like some opinions. Thanks.

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