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RAID 5 vs RAID 10

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I just want to be sure I understand the difference between RAID 5 and RAID 10. I have a server where my main concern is to increase storage. I have 6 drive slots available to me. I am going to replace the current drives with 6 1TB disks. If I use RAID 5 I will have a logical 4TB disk with 1 hotswap and 1 parity disk. If I use RAID 10 the most I would get out of these drives is 2TB (3 mirrored drives). I know RAID 10 allows for better performance but is there any way to increase that capacity?
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