Using SAS drives

I have a question. I have an abundance of SAS drives (Maxtor Atlas 10K V 73GB 3Gbps Serial Attached SCSI ( SAS ) Hard Drive 8J073S0).
I also have a brand New LGA 775 Q9550 (Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz LGA 775 ).
I also have 3 NEW SSD's, considering those as well due to speed (just worried a bit about lifespan).
Which Motherboard in LGA775 would work the best?
Also, what about a Motherboard/LGA775 with built in SAS controllers or should I get a SAS controller add on card?

I play games, video/photo edit and I like the idea of using the SAS drives in a RAID for performance and redundancy too. This would just be for my regular programs. I have a nice NAS 2TB setup already for storage. What would anyone recommend? I would like to use the Q9550, with 5 SAS drives on a Motherboard with SAS or maybe use a SAS controller for the drives? I have the drives and CPU, why not use them? Plus I have a huge Mountain MOD UFO case, plenty of room/fans. What Motherboard or combo with a controller?
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  1. if you can find ANY socket 775 motherboard then use that one , it will be the best
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