troubleshooting Question

Do i need Battery-Backed Write Cache battery pack to expand the array in HP DL380

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Storage HardwareServer HardwareWindows Server 2008
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Hi

I have a HP proliant DL380 server G4 server  and  is on raid 5 with 4 hard disk  0f 300GB and the space on C drice 1GB and on D drive only 5GB is left  and D is where all  our User data is stored.

So i thought of adding another 300 GB harddisk and expanding the array.

I was told i will need to have Battery-Backed Write Cache battery pack to expand the array.

Another person said that if the server is configured on raid 5, i dont need Battery-Backed Write Cache battery pack

I am little bit confused

Any ideas much appreciated.

Thanks
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