What Happens To Raid Drive Data If Mobo Replace?

Let's say i have a raid 5 or 10 setup and the motherboard dies. Let's also say that the motherboard model is no longer made and i can't get another one. What happens when i replace the motherboard with another brand or model? Will the data stay intact when everything is hooked up again?

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