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So much of my equipment is modded its hard to say I’m using anything as intended. My integrated didn’t come with a pre out for example, but it has one now. You can see my phono stage, system, and a few of the mods here https://systems.audiogon.com/systems/8367 It didn’t come with a phono stage either. The advantages in terms of sound quality from a good stand alone phono stage cannot be exaggerated. It will cost a lot more. Especially considering you need a pretty good interconnect to take full advantage. But once you do- wow! You will never go back.
My 30 year old Creek 4140's phono preamp allows for either MM input or MC input down to 0.1mV. The amount of gain is switchable between MM and MC. Everything sounds great though I'm sure something could be better if I threw enough money at a new amp and phono preamp. Better to spend that time listening to music!
My tube integrated amp doesn’t have phono stage so I had to buy a stand alone phono preamp.
If I had your integrated amp I’d use the built in phono stage until I felt I need to upgrade from dissatisfaction with the sound of it. But first try to determine if your turntable and cartridge offer better performance than the capabilities of the Anthem’s phono stage.