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Separate Raid Controller Needed for SSD drives

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Hi,
 
 I am trying to build a new server with three Micron 960GB SSD drives doing Raid 1 + hot spare. The motherboard is Supermicro SM X11SCH-F on Supermicro SM 733 TOWER CHASSIS.
 The question is whether to utilize built-in RAID controller to do what I want to do or buy more expensive controller like "LSI Logic LSI00344 9300-8i SGL SAS 8Port 12Gb/s".
 In the past, I always purchased  "LSI Logic LSI00344 9300-8i SGL SAS 8Port 12Gb/s".
 However, I am getting SSD drives which are so much faster than SATA or 12Gbps SAS, so I am wondering if there arereal benefits of spending $700 for  "LSI Logic LSI00344 9300-8i SGL SAS 8Port 12Gb/s".

 I would appreciate your insight.
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