Fibre Channel storage Newbie

I am building a CCTV NVR requiring as much storage as possible.
The NVR is a Dell 980 I7 running win 7 pro (Server 2008 is an option).
Customer funds are limited and I am using this installation as a learning tool.
I purchased a Engenio 0834 16-port Fiber Hard Drive Array with Fibre channel hard drives.
I installed a Dell ND407 Emulex LPE1150-E 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI-E PCIe x4 FC Network Card HBA  into the NVR.
I want to setup hardware raid 5 or greater on the 16 drives and at a loss on how to do this if even possible.
I have researched and researched this for days, and would appreciate any help possible.
I cannot believe nobody manufactures a FC HBA that supports raid5.
Windows 7 will not do software raid5, so Server 2008 might be my next option.
Is there a way to utilize the Engenio 0834 with hardware raid 5 or am I out of luck?
Anyone have manuals for the Engenio 0834?
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You effectively bought an expansion unit designed to daisy-chain onto their RAID head that has the dual controllers.     Infortrend makes several FC RAID controllers that will let you hook up an expansion unit for disks, but it is going to cost you a fair amount of money.    You can also look for some rather ancient Mylex RAID FC HBAs, but they will NOT have Win2K8 or WIn7 drivers.

So basically I would build this so you have 2 disks in a RAID1 config, and let Win2K8 do software RAID1 for the O/S,  & swap, then use the software RAID5 (better yet RAID6) for your working storage.

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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
I agree except for the OS I would use a couple of internal disks in the Optiplex 980 PC using the onboard fakeraid controller. Unfortunately Windows doesn't do software RAID 6 so you're stuck with dynamic disks "striping with parity" which is RAID 5.
pollsterAuthor Commented:
Thanks for you assistance.
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