Originally Posted by sharmila
Typically, array new will insert information adjacent to the memory allocated for an array that indicates not only the size of the block of storage but also the number of elements in the allocated array. This information is examined and acted upon by array delete when the array is deleted.
Yes, link is right to say that.
The allocation's size is kept somewhere. new  probably stashes it just before or after the array. However, it's up to the implementation, so it can do whatever the hell it wants