If they are cheap and you really like hardware id get them. I have a poweredge 1950 and 2950. I really dont need them but I really like to mess with pc hardware and these servers are so different from desktops I really enjoying tinkering with them. Currently I have my 2950 running as back up for my photos and music on my htpc. The 10k drives are nice cause its snappy performance thru my network. How ever it is rather loud even in my garage but I still enjoy using it. The 1950 only has three 146gb drives and is way louder than the 2950 so I dont run it.