Assuming that the RAID5 array is using hardware-level RAID, you will still realize benefits from running a disk defragmenter. This is because the defrag process runs at the OS/software level, and is therefore affecting the logical drive letters that the operating system and programs "see" when they're attempting to utilize disk space.
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