Software or Hardware RAID for LVM

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – Well, I've been looking into setting up a RAID for my home server.  I've been trying to decide between a software raid or buying a relatively cheap SATA controller and using it for a hardware RAID.  I'm trying to figure out the pros and cons of buying a cheap hardware card for use rather than simply using a software solution.Are there any negatives to using LVM with either setup versus the other?  Have software solutions become decent enough to be relied on?If you recommend a hardware solution, a card suggestion would be appreciated.  Preferably something und (HowTos)